Monday, March 26, 2012
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team placed fourth out of 10 teams as hosts of the Westminster Invitational held Monday at the New Castle Country Club.
The Titans shots a team score of 334, 21 strokes behind Carnegie Mellon (313), 13 behind Clarion (321) and 11 behind Allegheny (323). The rest of the field consisted of St. Vincent (335), Grove City (342), Mercyhurst (354), Penn. St.-Behrend (354), Thiel (354), and Waynesburg (397).
Carnegie Mellon's Ian Bangor shot a round-best 73 to take home Westminster Invitational medalist honors.
Westminster's senior David Mlinarich (North Huntingdon, PA / Norwin) and freshman Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland) tied for 18th place with an 83. Other Titan scores included sophomore David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson) and senior Nate Silvis (St. Petersburg, PA / Allegheny Clarion Valley) who both shot an 84 for a 21st-place tie.
The Titans return to action at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational on Thursday, March 12.
Complete leader board results are available by here and here.
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.