September 7, 2013

Grove City wins home invitational

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Junior Christian Locher (Mars, Pa./Mars) earned medalist honors with a 71 to lead the Grove City College men's golf team to the team title at their own Fall Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Grove City Country Club.

The Wolverines shot a 311 to finish six strokes ahead of second-place Thiel. Saint Vincent placed third with a 322 while Westminster (328) and Houghton (367) rounded out the field.

Freshman Austin Eckhardt (Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) shot a 78 to finish fifth overall for Grove City while junior Brian Giesler (Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) tied for sixth with a 79. Senior Conor Eckhardt's (Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 83 rounded out the counting scores for the Wolverines.

Grove City returns to action on Monday at the Penn State-Altoona Invitational. 

Grove City College Fall Invitational
Grove City Country Club -- Grove City, Pa.

Christian Locher (Jr., Mars, Pa./Mars) 34-37 71
Austin Eckhardt (Fr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 37-41 78
Brian Giesler (Jr., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) 39-40 79
Conor Eckhardt (Sr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 42-41 83
Austin Wenger (Lancaster, Pa./Lititz Christian)* 40-43 83
Nick Guiler (Jr., Mercer, Pa./Mercer)* 43-43 86
Justin Dent* 43-43 86
Josh Van Eerden (Stokesdale, N.C.) 45-44 89
*Competed as individual  

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