Thursday, April 17, 2014
LATROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team competed in its regular season finale at the Fourth Annual Doug Rogers Memorial Invitational hosted by Saint Vincent on Thursday. The Titans finished seventh out of 11 schools with a team score of 334.
Washington & Jefferson captured the team title with a 312. W&J's Hunter Bagiatis and Saint Vincent's Derek Lingafelt tied for medalist honors with a 74, however Bagiatis won in a playoff.
Titan junior Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland) led Westminster as he tied for 10th with a 79 (42-37). Classmate Dominic Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland) followed with an 84 (41-43). Rounding out the scorers for Westminster were seniors Trevor Crogan (Canfield, OH / Crogan) (85/41-44) and David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson) (86/43-43).
The Titans return to the course on Fri.-Sat., April 25-26 at the Presidents' Athletic Conference Spring Championships, hosted at Cedarbrook Golf Course in Rostraver, Pa. The scores from the spring championship will be combined with those from the fall championship with the team winner earning the PAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Division III Championships at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C., on May 13-16. Westminster enters the spring meet sixth overall with a 648 (330-318).
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 378 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.