April 26, 2007

Wolverines place 2nd at PAC Championships

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team earned runner-up honors at the two-day Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships, held at Oak Tree Country Club Wednesday and Thursday. Grove City concluded play with 634 total strokes. Washington & Jefferson repeated as PAC champion with a 36-hole team score of 596. Thomas More (640), Waynesburg (646), Westminster (655) and Bethany (682) rounded out the field.

Three Grove City golfers earned Second Team All-PAC honors. Junior Tyler Fitch (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) placed ninth overall with a two-day total of 157. Sophomore Tyler Sorensen (Woodbridge, Conn./Amity) tied for 10th with a 158 while freshman Abram Stiffler Trappe, Md./Easton) took 14th with a 160.

Washington & Jefferson's Dave Richards earned medalist honors with a 76-70-146 while W&J head coach Peter Coughlin earned Coach of the Year.

Grove City's second-place finish is its best finish since placing second in 2002. The Wolverines won PAC men's golf titles in 1990, 1991, 1999 and 2000.

Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships
Oak Tree Country Club - West Middlesex, Pa.


Tyler Fitch (Jr., Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) 76-81 157
Tyler Sorensen (So., Woodbridge, Conn./Amity) 81-77 158
Abram Stiffler (Fr., Trappe, Md./Easton) 79-81 160
Dan Statler (So., Latrobe, Pa./Latrobe) 86-77 163
Jacob Morrison (So., Georgetown, Texas/Leander) 82-85 167


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