Men’s Cross Country: Slagle Places in Top-10; Titans Finish Fourth at Home Invite

Saturday, August 30, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Sophomore Matt Slagle (Bruin, PA / Karns City) placed sixth (29:53.9), guiding the Westminster men's cross country team to a fourth-place finish at the Fisher Invitational on Westminster's campus. The Titans finished with 84 points against five other schools. A total of 57 runners competed.

Brendan Keany of Waynesburg (28:19.0) placed first overall, while Franciscan won the event with 44 points.

Sophomore John-Scott Somora (Grove City, PA / Grove City) was next to finish for the Titans at 20th (30:48.0). 

Rounding out the top seven finishers for Westminster were junior Chase Whelan (Hermitage, PA) (31:15.6), freshman Trevor Arrigoni (Canonsburg, PA) (31:36.8), sophomore Neil Christopher (Pittsburgh, PA / Brentwood) (32:45.1), freshman Josh McFall (New Castle, PA) (34:37.3), and freshman Robert Turk (Orlando, FL) (35:57.3).          

Westminster is back in action on Sept. 13 when it travels to Bethany.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College 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 379 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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