Lady Patriot Golf Finishes in 3rd at DBU Classic, Rios Records 6th Career Victory

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The Lady Patriots fired a stellar round of 300 on Tuesday to finish in third place in the DBU Classic at The Golf Club of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. Junior Mercedes Rios fired rounds of 67 and 71 to record her sixth career individual victory as a Lady Patriot.  Rios broke the Lady Patriot 18 hole scoring record with her first round 67 as well as the 36 hole scoring record with her exceptional four-under par total of 140.

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Sophomore Erin Barrington carded a second round 74 – one shot better than Monday’s round – to finish in ninth place overall with her two day total of 149.  Barrington records her second top-ten of the fall season.

Rounding out the Lady Patriots’ DBU Classic was Freshman Macie Seeker (82-74), Freshman Sydney Williams (81-81), and Freshman Abby Fernandez (84-81).

“I am very proud of the way that we bounced back out there today.  I can’t say enough about the way that Mercedes performed – she was great,” stated Head Golf Coach Kenny Trapp.

The Lady Patriots will be back in action next week as they travel to Panama City Beach, Florida, to compete in the NCCAA Championship at Hombre Golf Club.