BY Ali Lee Lee, Vikes Communications
TEAM LEADERBOARD / INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD / PHOTOS
The Vikes women are currently in first place overall after a team score of 19-over 232, three strokes ahead of powerhouse UBC Thunderbirds , who are at 22-over 235. Following closely behind are Universite de Monteal and Universite Laval who are in third and fourth place, respectively.
Third-year Vike and 2012 NAIA national champion Megan Woodland (Victoria, BC) leads the way for the Vikes women after a 6-over 77 score. Woodland is in a five-way tie with one of the top contender’s for the tournament, UBC’s Kylie Barros. Also in the mix is Herkel, who has not competed in a tournament since last summer’s Universiade games in Shenzen, China.
In round one, Woodland made a birdie on the 11th hole and was even on 11 holes. Herkel was on par for the entire back nine with the exception of a single bogey on hole 11.
First-year Vike Brynn Tomie (Bedford, NS) finished in a two-way tie for ninth place after a 7-over 78 score alongside Guelph’s Christine Fraser.
Rounding out the Vikes team was Victoria Kondrak (Victoria, BC) who finished tied for 21st with a 12-over 83 score.
Third-year Vike Michaela Misener (Stanhope, PEI) is also competing in the tournament, as an individual, and finished tied for 17th after an 11-over 82 score.
1 Victoria 232 (+19)
T-4 Megan Woodland 77 (+6)
T-4 Alyssa Herkel 77 (+6)
T-9 Brynn Tomie 78 (+7)
T-21 Victoria Kondra 83 (+12)
T-17 Michaela Misener 82 (+11)