CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) women's golf play had several teams in action in week six, with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hosting a tri-match with Franklin College and Hanover College, while Defiance College and Earlham College both competed in the Wooster Invitational. Bluffton University saw action in the University of Northwestern Ohio Fall Invitational.
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Athlete of the Week:
Namuunaa Nadmid (Louisville, Ky.) Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology | Senior – Nadmid helped Rose-Hulman set three school records and dominate the field to win the Rose-Hulman / Franklin Invitational on Saturday and Sunday. Nadmid scored a 73 at Hulman Links on Saturday and a 74 at Legends of Indiana on Sunday to set a new Rose-Hulman school record for 36-hole scoring in a tournament event (147). Nadmid also helped Rose-Hulman set school records for 18-hole tournament team score (299) and 36-hole tournament team score (611).
- Keely Briggs (Franklin, Ohio) Bluffton University | Sophomore - Briggs fired an 86 on day one of the University of Northwestern Ohio Fall Invite, just one stroke off the Bluffton school record for 18 holes.
- Maci French (Lebanon, Ind.) Franklin College | Sophomore – French recorded her lowest career 36-hole score with a 161 at the Franklin/RHIT Invitational over the weekend and finished one shot off her career-low round score with an 80 to close out the weekend.
- Lexie Lamar (Lewisport, Ky.) Transylvania University | Senior - The senior achieved her first medalist finish at the Rumble at Rising Star event, a two-round tournament which ended on Monday. In an event featuring four participating HCAC schools including Transylvania, Lamar carded a two-round score of 154 to finish four strokes ahead of the second-place finisher among a 32-player field. Lamar shot a five-over-par 76 in the first round and a second-round 78 and was one of two players to shoot sub-80 rounds on both days. Lamar's performance boosted the Pioneers to a second-place team finish at the event.