Women's Golf Opens Fall Season Fifth at NYU Invitational

Katharine Fortin shot a 76 on day two, leading the Panthers to a third-place finish.
Katharine Fortin shot a 76 on day two, leading the Panthers to a third-place finish.

The Middlebury women's golf team opened up its fall season with a fifth-place finish among 12 teams at the NYU Invitational. Williams won the event with a two-day total of 614, followed by NYU (621), Randolph-Macon (638), Amherst (642) and Middlebury (659). Action took place at the Spook Rock Golf Course in Suffern, New York.

Sophomore Katharine Fortin (Wellesley, Mass.) was Middlebury's top finisher, placing sixth overall with a two-day total of 154 (78-76). Next for the Panthers was sophomore Hope Matthews (Greenwich, Conn.), who tied for 13th place firing a total of 159 (82-77). Senior Monica Chow (Newton, Mass.) tied for 27th at the event with a 170 (86-84), while rookie Lilia Everson (Edina, Minn.) followed with a 176 (92-84). Rounding out the Panther scorers was rookie Helen Dailey (Wellesley Hills, Mass.), who shot a 182 (92-90).

• Women’s golf fifth at NYU Invitational
• Up next: 9/26-27 – at Mount Holyoke Invitational