Women's Golf: Pierce Paces Titans to Second-Place Finish at Thiel Invite

Saturday, April 6, 2013

GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Westminster College women's golf team finished second with a score of 415 at the five-team  2013 Thiel College Spring Invitational on Saturday, April 6. Sophomore Morgan Pierce (Fredonia, PA / Reynolds) led the Titans with a score of 102, tying for fifth-place overall.

Ursuline College won the event with a score of 371. Grove City followed the Titans with a 434. Rounding out the finishers were Thiel (445) and Waynesburg (553).

Junior Rachel Sherman (North East, PA / North East) and senior Becca Schuster (Oil City, PA / Oil City) finished next for the Titans as they tied for seventh with a score of 103. Also finishing in the top-10 for Westminster was freshman Carey Boughner (Cooperstown, PA / Rocky Grove) who carded a 106 for a ninth-place tie.

Westminster will next compete as hosts of the Mary Cleland Eckles Invitational on Monday at the New Castle Country Club. The shotgun start is slated for 12 p.m.

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.

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