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Women’s Golf Wins Program’s First Team National Championship

PALM COAST, Fla. –No. 24 Bethel Women’s Golf made history with the program’s first team national championship on Wednesday, defeating the field by 44 strokes with a final round 314. Jessica Shurety ran away from the field with a 74 in her final round to take home individual medalist honors with a nine-over 225 in the 54-hole tournament, nine strokes ahead of the pack.

Shurety, Taeyon Kwon, Katie Blauw, and Maria Pardo Victori all earned NCCAA All-American honors while Christopher Hess was named the NCCAA National Coach of the Year—the first of his career.

MATCH VITALS
• NCCAA National Championship
• Hammock Beach Resort Ocean Golf Course: Palm Coast, Fla.
• Round 1 Score: 324 | 1st
• Round 2 Score: 320 | 1st
• Round 3 Score: 314 | 1st
• Total Score: 958 | 1st

TEAM RESULTS
• 1. Bethel: 324 | 320 | 314 || 958
• 2. Grace: 333 | 322 | 347 || 1002
• 3. Oakland City: 354 | 361 | 339 || 1054
• 4. Central Christian: 357 | 356 | 357 || 1070
• 5. Judson: 364 | 370 | 354 || 1088
• 6. Trinity Christian: 387 | 376 | 366 || 1129

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
• 1. Jessica Shurety: 78 | 73 | 74 || 225
• 4. Taeyon Kwon: 83 | 80 | 78 || 241
• 6. Katie Blauw: 82 | 81 | 82 || 245
• 7. Maria Pardo Victori :81 | 86 | 80 || 247
• 16. Paige Sexstella: 89 | 90 | 89 || 268

NEXT TIME OUT
• The Pilots return to action in the spring.