September 23, 2013

Grove City takes 2nd; Locher earns individual title

NORTH EAST, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team captured second place overall Monday afternoon at the Penn State Behrend Invitational, held at Lake View Country Club. The Wolverines finished with a team score of 315. Penn State Behrend won the eight-team event with a 309.

Junior Christian Locher (Mars, Pa./Mars) won the individual title by carding a 74 on the par-72 course. Senior Conor Eckhardt (Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) and junior Brian Giesler (Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) tied for sixth with 78s.

Grove City will compete in the La Roche Invitational Saturday afternoon.

Penn State Behrend Invitational
Lake View Country Club -- North East, Pa.

Christian Locher (Jr., Mars, Pa./Mars) 37-37 74
Conor Eckhardt (Sr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 42-36 78
Brian Giesler (Jr., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) 41-37 78
Austin Eckhardt (Fr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) 47-38 85
Nick Guiler (So., Mercer, Pa./Mercer) 45-47 92


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