TARRAGONA, Spain – Duke University rising junior Ana Belac is set to compete with her home country of Slovenia in the 2018 Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, Spain June 25-28.
The Mediterranean Games are a multisport competition that is organized within the Olympic movement, with the recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The participation is established through the Olympic Committees of each of the member countries of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games (ICMG), in the geographical area of the Mediterranean.
The full games will take place June 22 through July 1 featuring 33 sports. The golf portion will take place June 25-28 at the Costa Daurada Golf Club.
Along with Belac competing for Slovenia will be Pia Babnik and Vida Obersnel over 72 holes of play.
A product of Portoroz, Slovenia, Belac is coming off a sophomore season where she compiled a career-best 72.38 stroke average. She collected her first collegiate victory at the Landfall Tradition with rounds of 66 and 69 for a 36-hole ledger of nine-under, 135. The WGCA Honorable Mention All-America notched three top five and seven top 20 finishes on the year, including nine rounds in the 60s. Belac finished the season ranked No. 34 in the Golfweek individual listing. Over her first two seasons with the Blue Devils, Belac had registered 10 rounds in the 60s and owns a 73.03 stroke average to rank sixth on Duke’s all-time charts.
The 10 days of competition will feature 4,000 athletes from 26 different countries.