The Central Connecticut women's golf team is just 11 strokes off of event leader LIU-Brooklyn after the first round of the 2013 Northeast Conference Championship Tournament. The third place Blue Devils hold a three stroke lead over fourth place Quinnipiac.
This year's NEC Tournament is being held at LPGA International - Legends Course in Daytona Beach, FL. The par-72 course will play 5,982 yards this weekend. Tournament play is scheduled for three rounds, Friday through Sunday, with 18 holes played on each day.
LIU-Brooklyn tops the leader board after round one after scoring a 16-over par 304. Second place Fairleigh Dickinson trails the Blackbirds by eight strokes after a 24-over par 312 Friday. Central is in third behind the Knights by just three strokes registering a 315 team score.
Senior Anna Ausanio registered a 74 on day one to put her in a third place tie on the individual leader board. Ausanio shot just two strokes over-par in the opening round to place her three strokes behind the tournament's individual leader Mariana Juaristi of Fairleigh Dickinson.
Also in the top-twenty of individual competitors was senior Stephanie Bednar and sophomore Albrianna Farnum. Bednar is tied for 14th place after shooting a seven-over par 79 after Friday's round. Farnum is tied for 17th place registering a round one 80.
Round two will begin tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.
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