Before Courtney Farren played her first game for the Gateway Regional High School field hockey team, she set a goal to become the first player in program history to score 100 goals.
Four years later, the senior reached the milestone.
Farren tallied her 100th career goal on Monday during an 8-0 victory over Lindenwold.
“Ever since my freshman year, I thought I could do it,” Farren said during a phone interview. “It is just an unexplainable feeling to score 100 goals. I was so happy.”
Farren, who went into the game with 96 goals, put the Gators up 2-0 at halftime with a pair of goals, and then added a third early into the third quarter. A few minutes later, she hammered home a cross into the back of the cage for the historic goal.
All Farren remembers is her teammates in the circle hugging her and then watching the