Siena Sweeps March Golfer of the Month Awards

Michael Shine was named MAAC Men's Golfer of the Month.

April 1, 2014

Kylie Strijek and Michael Shine were named the MAAC Golfer of the Month for March, as announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon.

Strijek, the teams only senior has led the Saints all season. After winning the individual ECAC championship last fall, she continued to place as the top Saints finisher this spring at the College of Charleston Invitational in Pinehurst, N.C. Strijek finished tied for 23rd in the 14 team, 77-player tournament. Strijek finished the first round with a 78 and duplicated her performance with a 78 in the second round.

The women are finishing the final round of the Lady Topper Classic this afternoon in Bowling Green, Ky.

Shine, the sophomore from Rivervale, N.J. has been one of the top finishers for the Saints all season and he carried over his success from last fall into their first spring season tournament. Shine finishing tied for 12th in the 10-team tournament with 64 players at the Lonnie Barton Invitational in Dayton, Fla. He shot 78 in the first round and 77 in the second round. Earlier today, Shine finished the Whiting Turner Towson Invitational 6 over par shooting 84 in the first round and 78 in the second round.

The men are finishing up their final round at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational this afternoon.

The 2014 Men's and Women's Golf Championships will be held April 25_27 at Disney's Palm Golf Course in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.