2013-14 Rewind: Top Moments in Wolverine Athletics

Moment 19: Durling rallies from two-stroke deficit to win third-straight PAC MVP award

From the time she arrived on campus at Grove City, junior women's golfer Esther Durling established herself as one of the premier players in the Presidents' athletic conference, earning medalist honors in her first four PAC Fall and Spring Championship events, including a pair of Most Valuable Performer honors.

As of April 25, the first day of the 2014 PAC Spring Championships, it looked as if that streak might be in danger. Saint Vincent's Sarah Rebitch, with whom Durling had battled for top honors at invitationals all season, held a two-stroke lead after 18 holes by shooting an 82 compared to Durling's 84.

Durling, however, wasn't quite ready to relinquish her spot at the top. While Rebitch shot an 85 - the second best round of the day - Durling fired a tournament-best 81 for a two-day total of 165 to earn her third-consecutive conference MVP award and medalist honors in her fifth-straight PAC event. Additionally, her score played a large role in leading the Wolverines to their second PAC title in a row and first-ever trip to the NCAA Division III Championships.

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