2003 Opens With a Win

September 14, 2003

The Middlebury College women's golf team, in its first season of official varsity status, picked up a convincing win at the Williams Fall Tournament. The Panthers shot 324 on the day, followed by Cortland, Williams and Elmira.

Middlebury dominated the field, placing four of its five golfers in the top four overall. First-year player Heather Gallagher (Toronto, Ont.) turned in an impressive finish as she captured individual honors with a 75, 10 strokes ahead of her nearest competitor. Placing second was senior Emily Lord (Weston, Mass.) with an 85, followed by twins Kerry and Allison Ortega (Clinton, N.Y.), who both shot 87's, tying them for third place. Rounding out the Middlebury squad was sophomore Sarah Hartman (Tulsa, Okla.), with a 97.