Women's Golf Sits In Seventh Place After One Round At NEC Championships

Women's Golf Sits In Seventh Place After One Round At NEC Championships

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Sarah Roe (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park Memorial) finished 15th in the first round at the Northeast Conference (NEC) Women's Golf Championships to lead the Mount St. Mary's women's golf team to a seventh-place standing on Thursday.

Starting on the 10th tee, Roe posted a 42 on her first nine holes and a 40 on her final nine holes to finish the first round in 15th place with a total of 82, eight strokes behind the current leader and four strokes from the Top-10. Roe's round of 82 is the seventh-best mark in program history at the championships.

Autumn Serruta (Avon, Conn./Avon) (20th place, 84), Megan Corbett (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) (30th place, 87), Christina Hall (Wall,N.J./Wall) (34th place, 88) and Nicole Fazio (Lower Gwynedd, Pa./Gwynedd Mercy Academy) (51st place, 98) also competed for the Mountaineers.

Fairleigh Dickinson, the defending NEC champions, lead the three-day event with a score of 310, seven strokes ahead of Sacred Heart (317) while Saint Francis (Pa.) (324), Robert Morris (331), Wagner (334), Monmouth (336), the Mount (341), Long Island (345), Central Connecticut State (345), St. Francis (N.Y.) (371) and Quinnipiac (411) round out the 11-team field. The Mountaineers round of 341 is the fifth-best mark in program history at the league championships.

Mount St. Mary's returns to action in the second round of the NEC Championships on Friday. Fazio will be the first to tee off at 8:50 a.m. from the 10th tee and will be followed by Hall (9 a.m.), Corbett (9:10 a.m.), Serruta (9:20 a.m.) and Roe (9:30 a.m.).