Saturday, April 14, 2012
APOLLO, Pa. - The Westminster College men's golf team currently stands fifth out of seven schools at the Edward Jones Shootout. The two-round tournament hosted by Carnegie Mellon is being held at The Links at Spring Church in Apollo, Pa. The Titans shot a 317 in day one on Saturday.
Senior Nate Silvis (St. Petersburg, PA / Allegheny Clarion Valley) leads Westminster with a 78 (41-37) for 14th tie overall. Junior Andrew Edwards (Aliquippa, PA / Hopewell) follows close behind with a 79 (40-39) for a tie in 16th place.
Making the top-20 are senior David Mlinarich (North Huntingdon, PA / Norwin) (40-40) and freshman Ross Montanti (Gibsonia, PA / Pine-Richland ) (39-41) who are tied for 20th with an 80.
Allegheny College is currently in first with a 303. Colin Izzo (Washington and Jefferson), Dante Vetica (Penn State Behrend), and Samuel Cline (St. Vincent) are tied for the lead with a 74.
The final round concludes tomorrow with shotgun start beginning at 8:30 am.
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.