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    Kyle Tied For First At SLC Championships
    Freshman Piper Kyle shot a 1-under 71 to sit tied for first after round one
    Freshman Piper Kyle shot a 1-under 71 to sit tied for first after round one

    April 15, 2014

    2014 SLC Championships Round One Results

    MAGNOLIA, Texas – Led by freshman Piper Kyle’s 1-under 71, Stephen F. Austin currently sits fourth following the opening round of the 2014 Southland Conference Championships. The Ladyjacks fired a 23-over 310 through the opening 18 holes as Kyle is tied for first individually.

    Kyle had a strong start for SFA, recording birdies on four of the first six holes before bogeys on seven and eight left her with a 2-under 34 through nine. Kyle then notched a pair of birdies and three bogeys on the back nine, finishing with the 1-under 71 and setting a program record for the lowest tournament score in the SLC tournament.

    Sophomore Sydney Reed is tied for 13th overall in the individual standings after carding a 5-over 77 through the first 18 holes, including a 1-over 37 over the front nine. Freshman Jessica White and senior Aliece Anderson both shot a 9-over 81 on the day with freshman Ann Holcomb rounding out the scorecard with an 11-over 83.

    SFA’s 23-over 310 is the second-lowest team round in program history in the conference tournament, one stroke back of the 309 posted in the first round of 2013. The Ladyjacks enter Wednesday’s second round with a one stroke lead on Oral Roberts (24-over 311) and two shots ahead of sixth-place McNeese State (24-over 312).

    Lamar and Central Arkansas are tied for the overall lead after round one with a 16-over 304 through the opening 18 holes. The Cardinals and Sugar Bears lead third place Sam Houston State (17-over 305) by one stroke and are just six shots ahead of the Ladyjacks.

    Wednesday’s second round gets underway at 8 a.m. with the Ladyjacks teamed up with both McNeese State and Oral Roberts. Holcomb will be the first Ladyjack to tee off at 9:20 a.m., leading up to Kyle’s starting time of 9:52. Live scoring of the event will be available at Golfstat.com.

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