Rios Named Heartland Conference Player of the Week

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After capturing her third victory of the season on  Tuesday in dramatic fashion, Junior Mercedes Rios was tabbed as the Heartland Conference Player of the Week.  By sinking the 25 foot putt on the first hole of sudden death, Rios collected her seventh victory as a member of the Lady Patriot Golf Team.

photo provided by dbupatriots.com

photo provided by dbupatriots.com

This week’s honor marks the second time this season that Rios has been selected for Heartland Conference Player of the Week.

Mercedes Rios, Dallas Baptist
Junior, Euless, Texas
Rios sank a 25-foot putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff with Anna Cortadellas to notch her third victory of the season and seventh of her career. Her two rounds of even par helped the Lady Patriots to a team victory in the tournament as well.
Heartland Conference Weekly Award Winners
Date Student-Athlete School
09/12/2012 Mercedes Rios DBU
09/19/2012 Haley Haught SEU
09/26/2012 Anna Arrese Cortadellas OC
10/03/2012 Anna Arrese Cortadellas OC
10/10/2012 Wallis Spears SEU
10/17/2012 Mercedes Rios DBU
10/24/2012 Erin Barrington DBU
02/20/2013 Melisa Gonzalez SEU
02/27/2013 Ryanne Haddow SEU
03/06/2013 Ryanne Haddow SEU
03/13/2013 Celeste Gish UAFS
03/20/2013 Wallis Spears SEU
03/27/2013 Kiersten Klekner NU