Women's Golf National Championships - Day 1 Recap

Women's Golf National Championships - Day 1 Recap

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.

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Golf Championship

May 12-15, 2020
Lincoln Park Golf Course
Oklahoma City, Okla.