Thursday, April 18, 2013
LATROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed fourth out of eight teams at the third annual Doug Rogers Memorial Tournament hosted by Saint Vincent College. The Titans shot a 345 as a team, while the host Saint Vincent Bearcats won the event with a score of 315.
The Bearcats were paced by junior Derek Lingafelt, who placed first overall at the event, shooting a 76 on the day.
Sophomore Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland) led the Titans with a score of 83, tying him for twelfth place at the event. Also placing in the top 20 for the Titans were sophomore Dominic Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland) and junior David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson). Ciraula tied for seventeenth place with a score of 86, while Paladino tied for nineteenth shooting an 87 on the day.
Rounding out the top five scores for the Titans were juniors Ryan Avril (Jamestown, PA / Jamestown) and Trevor Crogan (Canfield, OH / Canfield). Both Avril and Crogan shot scores of 89 respectively.
Westminster returns to action at the Greenville Invitational on April 20.
This release was written by Liam Halferty ('13), senior broadcast communications major
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 41 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.