April 20, 2013

Grove City wins Thiel Invitational

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team made its final preparations for this week's Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships by winning the Thiel Invitational Saturday at the Greens of Greenville. The Wolverines posted a team score of 316. Thiel took second at 325, followed by Penn State Behrend in third place with a 329.

Sophomore Brian Giesler (Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) tied for first overall in the 41-golfer field with a 76. Sophomore Christian Locher (Mars, Pa./Mars) took fifth overall with a 78 and senior Matt Litton (Chantilly, Va/Chantilly) placed sixth with a 79.

Grove City will compete in the conference championships Monday and Tuesday at Cedarbrook Golf Course in Belle Vernon, Pa.

Thiel College Invitational
The Greens of Greenville -- Greenville, Pa.

Brian Giesler (So., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) 76
Christian Locher (So., Mars, Pa./Mars) 78
Matt Litton (Sr., Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) 79
Conor Eckhardt (Jr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 83
Billy Van Treuren (Sr., Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) 85
Nick Guiler (So., Mercer, Pa./Mercer)* 91

*-competed as an individual

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