Friday, October 7, 2011
VERONA, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team played its final event of the fall schedule Thursday with a fourth-place finish at the Carnegie Mellon Fall Invitational. The Titans shot a 327 to place fourth out of five teams at the event held at the Longvue Country Club in Verona.
Sophomore David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) and freshman Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, Pa./Pine-Richland) led the Titans by tying for ninth overall with a pair of 78s. Sophomore Ryan Avril (Jamestown, Pa./Jamestown) and freshman Dom Ciraula (Wexford, Pa./Pine-Richland) cracked the top 30 with an 85 and 86, respectively.
Washington & Jefferson won the event with a 307 while Carnegie Mellon's Ian Bangor won a scorecard playoff for medalist honors over W&J's Colin Izzo after they both shot 72.
Westminster will play eight events in the spring including a home event on March 26.
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.