Saturday, April 26, 2014
BELLE VERNON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed sixth at the 2014 PAC Championships following a 687 (340-347) at the two-day Spring Championships, hosted by the Cedarbrook Golf Club.
Junior Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland) (84-84) and senior David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson) (84-84) led the Titans with a 168, tying for 23rd overall. Rounding out the Titan scorers were junior Dom Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland) (174/89-85) and senior Trevor Crogan (Canfield, OH / Canfield) (177/87-90).
The PAC Championship format features four rounds of competition -- two in the fall and two in the spring. Each of the four rounds count towards the team championship and the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championships, while Conference Player of the Year and individual All-PAC honors are determined exclusively by scores at the 36-hole PAC Spring Championship.
Westminster totaled a 1,335. Saint Vincent won with a 1,211 (623 at the Spring Championships). Washington & Jefferson finished second with a score of 1,228, followed by Grove City in third with a 1,247. Thomas More College was fourth with a 1,266, while Thiel finished fifth with a 1,277. Waynesburg was seventh with a 1,418 and Bethany was eighth with a 1,539.
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.