Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Quinnipiac Women & Siena Men Maintain Leads After Day Two of 2017 MAAC Golf Championships

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  April 22, 2017






LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – Siena College and Quinnipiac University both remain atop the leaderboards after day two of the 2017 MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships. The action began this morning at 7:30 a.m. from Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

The defending champions on the men’s side, Siena College maintained the top spot and completed the second round +11 with a total score of 608. For a second day in a row Siena’s Jake Holt is in the number one spot on the player leaderboard taking three strokes off his final round one score, as he finished today with a 71.

Teammate Michael Christifulli shot a low-score of 69 today, which puts him in the two spot with a two-day score of 146. Christifulli jumped up nine spots on the player leaderboard after today’s second round. The Saints have 20 birdies over the two days, the second-most amongst men’s teams behind Manhattan College (22 birdies).

Kevin Duncan of Fairfield University and Mike Winter of Saint Peter’s University are tied for third place with a two-day score of 149.

Saint Peter’s (615) is in second place on the team leaderboard, followed by Manhattan College (616). Rider (618) is just two strokes behind Manhattan, followed by Monmouth University (620), and Fairfield (625). Iona College (630) is in the seven spot, Niagara University (635) is in eighth place, and Canisius College (638) rounds out the final scores after day two.

The 2016 MAAC Women’s Golf Champions, Quinnipiac University completed the second day of competition +19 with a score of 627. Alexandra Sazhin of Quinnipiac and Paige Fujihara of University at Albany are tied for first with scores of 153. Sazhin recorded five birdies and jumped up seven spots on the leaderboard to complete day two with an 18-hole score of 73.

Sophomore Luciana Tobia-Palza climbed five spots on the leaderboard to claim third place on the day with a score of 156. There is a tie for fourth place between Jenna DiPaolo (157) of University of Dayton and Kristen Bromley (157) of Siena College.

Albany (636) is in second place, followed by Monmouth (641). In the four spot is Dayton (655), Hartford (674) is in fifth, Niagara and Siena are both tied for seventh with 677 points. Fairfield (691) is in eighth place and La Salle University (829) rounds out the leaderboard.

The championship round of the 2017 MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships picks up tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 a.m. The final round of the Championships is going to be broadcasted on ESPN3, coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. The link can be found here.

The men will tee off from the first hole, while the women tee off from the 10th hole. Follow the men’s live stats here and the women’s live stats here. Full pairings and tee times for tomorrow can be found here for the men and here for the women.

For all information on the 2017 MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, visit Be sure to follow the conversation on all social media platforms by using #MAACGolf.


2017 Men's Standings

1. Siena +11 (608)
2. Saint Peter's +14 (615)
3. Manhattan +13 (616)
4. Rider +17 (618)
5. Monmouth +20 (620)
6. Fairfield +22 (625)
7. Iona +29 (630)
8. Niagara +17 (635)
9. Canisius +30 (638)

2017 Women's Standings

1. Quinnipiac +19 (627)
2. Albany +24 (636)
3. Monmouth +32 (641)
4. Dayton +31 (655)
5. Hartford +47 (674)
T6. Niagara +49 (677)
T6. Siena +57 (677)
8. Fairfield +55 (692)
9. La Salle +122 (829)


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