Sept. 30, 2013
Siena senior Kylie Strijek leads the pack at the ECAC Championships at Twisted Dune Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey after the first day of competition. Strijek shot a 79 on the day and leads by one stroke. Siena is leading the overall Tournament after shooting 325 as a team.
They are currently leading Fairfield University (333) and UAlbany (336) as they head into the final round Monday. Siena has all five of their student-athletes placing inside the top-15. Victoria Nguyen (81) and Valerie Wijaya (82) are currently two and three strokes behind teammate Stijek for the overall lead.
Junior Katie Nelson joins her teammates as the fourth Saints student-athlete to place inside the top-10. Mary Fletcher rounds out the Saints, as she is currently in 15th place, finishing with a first round 87.
Fairfield’s Olivia Brooks is currently in second behind Siena’s Strijek.
The Saints will look to close out the tournament with a strong final round Monday.