Saturday, March 31, 2012
GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team won the Thiel Invitational on Saturday. The Titans shot a team score of 324, Thiel and Penn State-Behrend tied for second as they both shot a team score of 328.
This is the first win for the Titans since last April when they won the Thiel Invitational.
Senior Nate Silvis (St. Petersburg, PA / Allegheny Clarion Valley) was the Medalist as he won in a one-hole playoff shooting a 78. Senior Dave Mliarnich (North Huntingdon, PA / Norwin) shot an 80.
Sophomore David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, PA / Thomas Jefferson), junior Andrew Edwards (Aliquippa, PA / Hopewell), and sophomore Ryan Avril (Jamestown, PA / Jamestown) all shot an 83.
Westminster will be back in action on April 12 at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational.
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.