May 8, 2004
New Haven, CT - Lauren Ressler (Bellingham, WA) has been selected as the Yale women's golf captain for the 2004-2005 season. Ressler, a junior next season, was picked by a team vote at Widdy's at the Course at Yale on May 8. She appeared in all nine tournaments Yale played this past year, finishing with a cumulative average of 80.5 in 23 rounds. She was the top finisher at the Harvard Invitational last October, shooting a 159. She tied for fourth at the Yale Invitational earlier that month with a 152. Her best finish in the spring was a tie for 12th (248) at the Ivy League Championship in April, where the Bulldogs finished second as a team.
Ressler is a graduate of Bellingham High and won the girls' 16-17 division of the PGA Junior Series Tournament in Olympia in 2001. She resides in Trumbull College at Yale.
report by Sam Rubin '95 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yale Sports Publicity Department