April 27, 2009

Grove City 2nd at 'MBA' Invitational

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team concluded the 2009 season Monday afternoon by placing second in its own McBride-Behringer-Allen "MBA" Invitational at Grove City Country Club. The Wolverines accumulated a team score of 317, one stroke behind team champion Saint Vincent. Notre Dame (Ohio) also fired a cumulative 317, followed by Westminster "A" in fourth with a 325. Penn State Altoona (331), Westminster "B" (338), Waynesburg (338), Thiel (374) and Bethany (399) rounded out the field.

Freshman Andrew Shakely (Butler, Pa./Butler) paced Grove City by tying for fifth place with a round of 77. Sophomore Troy Demmer (Branchburg, N.J./Somerville) and sophomore Tim Kerr (Newtown, Conn./Homeschooled) tied for eighth with 79s. Saint Vincent's Steve Fiori earned medalist with a round of 70 on the par-72 course.

The event is named in honor of three gentlemen who have made a profound impact on Grove City College and its golf program: longtime trustee Milford "Miff" McBride, former golf coach and director of athletics R. Jack Behringer and longtime Grove City golf coach Bill Allen. 

McBride-Behringer-Allen "MBA" Invitational
Grove City Country Club -- Grove City, Pa.


Grove City "A"

Andrew Shakely (Fr., Butler, Pa./Butler) 39-38 77
Will Moyer (Fr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy) 40-45 85
Ian Finney (Fr., Valencia, Pa./Mars) 39-43 82
Troy Demmer (So., Branchburg, N.J./Somerville) 41-38 79


Joe Campanella (So., Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper Saint Clair) 40-41 81
Matt Karr (So, Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) 51-48 99
Sean Osborne (Jr., Manassas, Va./Osbourn) 52-47 99
Jae Minor (Jr., Wickliffe, Ohio/Cornerstone Christian) WD


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