Women's Golf Sixth After Round One in ECAC Championships

Strijek shot a combined +6

Sept. 28, 2012

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After 18 holes at the ECAC Championships in New Jersey, the Siena women's golf team currently sits in sixth place out of the 11 team field.

The Saints were led by junior Kylie Strijek who totaled a score of +6, good for seventh overall. Strijek is currently four strokes off the top spot of the tournament which is currently held by Fairleigh Dickinson's Juarista Mariana.

Other Saints had strong performances as well, including Valerie Wijaya, who shot a combined total of 81, which ranks 16th in the field. Cortney Tilley narrowly missed finishing in the top-20, finishing with an 82 and currently sits in 22nd place.

With 18 holes remaining, Siena is 13 strokes behind tournament leader Sacred Heart, who had four players finish in the top-15 in round one. The Saints lead crosstown rival, UAlbany by over 30 strokes and trail fifth place Boston University by only three.

The first tee time for the Saints is currently scheduled for 8:36 a.m. with all members of the team teeing off by 9:12 a.m.