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Women's Golf National Championships - Day 1 Recap

May 21, 2013
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By Travis Rae, Communications and Sports Information Intern

LINCOLN, Neb. - (Team Results | Individual Results) Embry-Riddle(Fla.) leads the field as a team after the first round of the 2013 NAIA Women's Golf National Championships, which is being contested at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club in Lincoln, Neb.

Embry-Riddle was led on the day by Heather Wiquist, who leads individual lead after shooting a 2-under 70 (34-36), as the Eagles posted a 301 (+13) as a team to open a three shot lead over second place Lubbock Christian (Texas), who shot 304 (+16) as a squad.

After Wiquist is a log jam tied for second place, as ten golfers all posted a 75 (+3) in their opening round of the Championships. After the log jam, eight golfers sit tied at 12 after posting scores of 76 (+4) on the day.

On the team end, Cal State San Marcos and Oklahoma City sits in third after registering a 310 (+22). Defending national champions, British Columbia round out the top five on the team leader board, as they posted a first round score of 312 (+24).

Action gets underway in round two of the 2013 NAIA Women's Golf Championships tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. Fans are reminded that they can follow all the action live via live stats by clicking here and by checking out the videos stream by clicking here.