The tournament victory is the second in 2013 and the seventh under head coach Alexis Mihelich in three seasons at the helm.
Freshman Xianmei Jin is currently second overall at 143 (-1).
Rounds one and two will be played Monday, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Senior Ashleigh Rushing (222) led the way for the Salukis with her fifth-place finish.
Round two was suspended due to darkness and will be concluded before round three on Tuesday.
College of the Canyons: Two-time All-American...Won the California Junior College State Championship as a freshman...Finished fourth at the California Junior College State Championship as a sophomore...Won the conference tournament as a sophomore...Kept a scoring average of 75.8 as a sophomore in junior college...Won five tournaments in the fall semester of her sophomore year at College of the Canyons.
High School: Athlete of the Year selection as a senior...Held the school's low stroke average in both her junior and senior years...Two-time City of Lakewood Hall of Fame selection...Second-team Dream Team selection as a junior...Honorable mention Dream Team selection as a sophomore.
Personal: Daughter of Sandra and Herman Grimes...Grandfather, Hermon L. Grimes, Sr., developed the official patent for the folding wing aircraft, which helped turn the tide in the Pacific during WWII, earning him a Purple Heart...Majoring in Global Management (International Business)...Born June 3, 1992, in Harbor City in Los Angeles, Calif...Has seven brothers and sisters...First African-American women's golfer in SIU history.