Monday, October 3, 2011
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed third out of nine teams as hosts of the Westminster Autumn Classic held Monday at the New Castle Country Club. The Titans shot a 327, finishing four strokes behind Grove City (323) and three behind Mount Aloysius (324).
Senior David Mlinarich (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) led the Titans by tying for fifth overall with a 79, including a 38 on the front nine that tied two others for the lowest score through nine holes.
Two other Titans made the top 15 including sophomore Chris Molnar (Easton, Pa./Easton) who tied for 10th with an 81 (40-41) and senior Nate Silvis (St. Petersburg, Pa./Allegheny Clarion Valley) tying for 13th by firing an 82 (42-40).
The medalist was Pitt-Greensburg's Brian Clause who holes a 77 (39-38).
Westminster will play in the Carnegie Mellon 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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, 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.