Sunday, September 11, 2011
ERIE, Pa. - The Westminster College women's golf team opened the 2011-12 season by placing eighth out of nine teams at the Mercyhurst Invitational held Saturday and Sunday at the Downing Hills Golf Course in Erie. The Titans shot a 370 on Saturday and a 378 on Sunday for a two-round total of 748. Walsh won the event with 315 each day for 630.
Senior Pam Bonneau (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) led the Titans by shooting a pair of 89s for a two-round total of 178 for 28th place overall. Freshman Morgan Pierce (Fredonia, Pa./Reynolds) holed a 92 and a 93 for 185 to tie for 35th place and sophomore Jenna Huston (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) carded a 92 and a 100 for 192 to tie for 39th place.
Mercyhurst's Caitlin Kempton was the medalist with a 77 and a 73 for 150.
Westminster is at the Saint Vincent Invitational Sept. 19.
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, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a "Great School, Great Price," according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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.