Monday, April 14, 2014
APOLLO, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team competed at the Edward Jones Shootout over the weekend. The Titans shot a team score of 671 (336-335) in the 36-hole event and finished in seventh place.
Allegheny won the two-day event with a team score of 591. Oliver White from Allegheny was the medalist with a 140 (69-71).
Senior David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson) paced the Titans with a 161 (82-79), followed by junior Dominic Ciraula (Wexford, PA / Pine-Richland) with a 166 (83-83). The remaining scorers for Westminster were senior Ryan Avril (Jamestown, PA / Jamestown) (169/85-84), freshman Shane Wilson (New Castle, PA) (175/86-89), and junior Matt Nystrom (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington) (190/95-95).
Westminster will compete at the Saint Vincent Invitational on Thursday.
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.