May 8, 2014
Siena Women's Golf stands 23rd out of 24 teams following the First Round of the NCAA Central Regional at Karsten Creek Country Club in Stillwater, Okla. Sophomore Valerie Wijayapaced the Saints through the first 18 holes, shooting a +6 round of 78.
"We had a lot of unforced errors today," said head coach Dave Wronowski. "We are looking forward to tomorrow and looking to move up a few spots on the leaderboard."
The Saints shot a team score of 334, placing them three strokes ahead of Long Island on the par-72, 6,200-yard layout. Alabama and California are tied for the clubhouse lead through 18 of 54 holes, 39 shots clear of the Saints.
Wijaya birdied the 14th and 18 holes for the Saints and registered eight pars.
"I'm very happy for Valerie," noted Wronowski. "She's been playing better every week and is excited to getting back out their tomorrow."
The Saints will once again be paired with Long Island and Wichita State when they tee off Second Round action at 8:25 a.m. Central Time (9:25 a.m. ET) Friday morning.