Brooke Cusumano led the Salukis for the fourth time this season, finishing tied for 16th overall.
Sophomore Brooke Cusumano leads SIU tied for ninth place after shooting 148 on Day One.
Junior Mattie Lindner finished in third place, shooting 74-74 (148).
Salukis look to bounce back from a 12th place finish at Diane Thomason Invitational
Mattie Linder shot a career-low 71 to advance the Salukis to first place
Played in 28 rounds in 11 events for Southern...Had an average of 78.9 (seven-over), the fourth-best for SIU...Finished in the top-10 four times and the top-five three times...Was SIU's top finisher at the Saluki Invitational (third, 73-79)...Finished third twice in her last four matches...Finished tied for 27th at the MVC Championships...Had a season-low of 73, which she managed twice.
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.
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.
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.