April 26, 2010

Wolverines host 'MBA' Invitational

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team hosted seven other programs in the annual McBride-Behringer-Allen "MBA" Invitational Monday afternoon at Grove City Country Club in the Wolverines' 2010 season finale.

Grove City entered two teams in the nine-team field. The Crimson squad placed sixth with a team score of 324 while Grove City White earned seventh at 325. Notre Dame (Ohio) won the team title with a cumulative score of 304. Saint Vincent took second with a 307.

Junior Matt Landin (Sugar Grove, Pa./Eisenhower) led the White team by finishing 15th in the 47-golfer field with a 78. Freshman Billy Van Treueren (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) shot a 79 for the White team, good for 17th.

For the Grove City Crimson team, freshman Blake Brogan (East Lansing, Mich./East Lansing) and sophomore Ian Finney (Valencia, Pa./Mars) tied for 22nd as each golfer shot an 80.

Point Park's Darin Kowalski earned medalist honors with a 1-under 71. Point Park's Austin Elder and Saint Vincent's Jeff Varga both shot 72s.

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. 

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


Grove City Crimson

Blake Brogan (Fr., East Lansing, Mich./East Lansing) 40-40 80
Ian Finney (So., Valencia, Pa./Mars) 40-40 80
Troy Demmer (Jr., Branchburg, N.J./Somerville) 39-42 81
Jae Minor (Sr., Wickliffe, Ohio/Cornerstone Christian) 43-40 83
Will Moyer (So., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy) 40-44 84

Grove City White

Matt Landin (Jr., Sugar Grove, Pa./Eisenhower) 37-41 78
Billy Van Treueren (Fr., Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) 38-41 79
Andrew Shakely (So., Butler, Pa./Butler) 42-41 83
Matt Litton (Fr., Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) 41-44 85
Kyle Wilson (So., Stroudsburg, Pa./Stroudsburg) 42-44 86


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