Monday, September 24, 2012
WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. - The Westminster College women's and men's golf teams competed in day one of the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Fall Golf Invitational on Monday. The women's team is currently third out of five teams with a 380, while the men's team is currently in fifth-place out of seven teams with a 321. The invitational is being played at the Oak Tree Country Club.
Saint Vincent leads the men's with a team score of 301, while Washington & Jefferson are leading the women's with a 359.
Leading the Titan men are sophomores Dom Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland) and Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland) who are tied for 11th-place with a 78 (40-38). Sophomore Morgan Pierce (Fredonia, PA/Reynolds) leads the Titan women's team with a fifth-place tie and a score of 89 (44-45). Freshman Carly Boughner (Cooperstown, PA/Cooperstown) is close behind and stands in seventh-place with a 90 (46-44).
Both the men and women will tee off Tuesday morning at 8:24 a.m. with the men going off of number one and the women off of number 10.
The 36-hole PAC Fall Golf Invitational counts for half of the 72-hole team total (combined with the 2013 PAC Golf Championship this coming April) which will determine the 2012-13 PAC golf team champions. Individual All-PAC teams are determined exclusively by scores at the spring 36-hole PAC Championship.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.