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Women's Golf Concludes Season at HCAC Championship

Women's Golf Concludes Season at HCAC Championship

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Defiance College women's golf team made the short journey to the Bluffton Golf Club Saturday and Sunday as the 2019 season came to a close with the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship.

Shelby Mercer (Canton / Glenoak) led the Yellow Jackets for the second week in a row. The sophomore landed 31st in the field of fellow HCAC golfers. Mercer shot a 99 in round one and followed up with a 93 in round two of the action. The six stroke improvement saw Mercer move up the leaderboard after finishing 33rd on day one. 

Maricella Najar (Adrian, Mich. / Madison) followed Mercer at the championship with a 222 overall score. The freshman tallied a 116 on day one before dropping ten strokes for a 106 in round two. The Adrian, Mich. native's efforts landed her 44th in the field. 

The HCAC Championship concludes the 2019 season for the women's golf program. To stay up to date with the women's golf program as they transition into spring action, visit