Courtesy of Middlebury Sports Information
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Williams won its second straight NESCAC Women’s Golf Championship by shooting a two-day total of 629 at the par-71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course on the campus of Middlebury College. The host school placed second with a 631, followed by Amherst (648). The event also doubled as the inaugural George Phinney Jr. Golf Classic, a 17-team tournament featuring 96 golfers.
Middlebury’s Chloe Levins took home medalist honors at the two-day competition, firing a 74 on day one and a 76 on Sunday for a two-day total of 150. She finished six strokes ahead of her nearest competitor, which was Elizabeth Gudas of Williams (78-78-156). Placing in a tie for third were Middlebury’s Katharine Fortin (80-77-157) and Tracey Kim of Williams (80-77-157), while Williams’ Phoebe Mattana (81-77-158) rounded out the top five.
Williams had a balanced team effort on day two, led by Gudas, Kim, Mattana and Sophie Kitchen (76-83-159). The Ephs held off a charge by the Panthers, who cut seven strokes off their day one score.
1.) Williams - 315-314-629
2.) Middlebury - 319-312-631
3.) Amherst - 325-323-648
4.) Hamilton - 347-333-680
5.) Bowdoin - 357-353-710
6.) Bates - 391-418-809
*Individual - Wesleyan - Saadia Naeem - 100-105-205