March 27, 2012

Grove City opens 2012 season

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team placed sixth out of 11 teams at the Westminster College Invitational Monday afternoon at New Castle Country Club. The Wolverines compiled a team score of 342. Carnegie Mellon won the team title with a 313 and Clarion finished second at 321.

Sophomore Conor Eckhardt (Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) led Grove City with a round of 81. Eckhardt, who competed as an individual, finished eighth in the 66-golfer field.

Carnegie Mellon's Ian Bangor earned medalist honors with a 73.

Grove City will return to action at the Malone University Invitational April 13-14.

Westminster Invitational
New Castle Country Club -- New Castle, Pa.

Conor Eckhardt (So., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg)* 42-39 81
Matt Litton (Jr., Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) 40-44 84
Blake Brogan (Jr., East Lansing, Mich./East Lansing) 42-43 85
Brian Giesler (Fr., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) 41-44 85
Seth Johnston (Fr., Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) 40-48 88
Will Moyer (Sr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy)* 44-44 88
Kyle Wilson (Sr. Stroudsburg, Pa./Stroudsburg)* 47-41 88
Austin Wenger (Fr., Lititz, Pa./Lititz Christian)* 48-42 90
Andrew Shakely (Sr., Butler, Pa./Butler) 43-50 93
*-competed as an individual  


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