Monday, October 1, 2012
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed fourth out of eight teams as hosts of the Westminster Autumn Classic held Monday at the New Castle Country Club. The Titans shot a 334, winning the tie-breaker with Saint Vincent and finishing 15 strokes behind Mount Aloysius (319), 11 behind Grove City (323), and one behind Pitt-Greensburg (333).
Junior David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson) led the Titans by tying for fifth overall with an 80 (41-39). Senior Andrew Edwards (Aliquippa, PA / Hopewell ) made the top-20 as he tied for 18th with an 84 (42-42).
Rounding out Westminster's top-5 finishers were sophomore Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland), 85 (41-44), junior Chris Molnar (Easton, PA / Easton), 85 (42-43), and sophomore Dominic Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland), 86 (43-43).
Chris Myer from Pitt-Greensburg was the individual medalist with a 73 (37-36).
Westminster is back in action when it travels to South Carolina for its Spring Break trip, starting on March 3.
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.