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.
Pronunciation: Shawn-MAY Jin
Prior to SIU
At the time her NLI was signed, was ranked the 66th-best signee in the country by the Junior Golf Scorecard...In 19 rounds of American Junior Golf Association competition, Jin had an average round score of 77.2...Finished second at the College Golf Combine West among some of the best future Division I talent in the country...Has shot two career rounds of 69, once at the 2010 SCPGA Junior Tour Desert Open and again at the 2012 AJGA Junior Open.
Born Jan. 2, 1994 in Qingdao, China, to Zhe and LianYu Jin...Went to high school at Mesa Grande Academy in Calimesa, Calif., where there is no scholastic golf team...Majoring in international language and international trade.