April 9, 2014
Locher medalist; Grove City third at Bethany
WHEELING, W.Va. -- Junior Christian Locher (Mars, Pa./Mars) earned medalist honors to lead the Grove City College men's golf team to a third-place score of 324 at the five-team Bethany College Invitational on Wednesday afternoon at the Wheeling Country Club.
Locher shot a 73 on the day to lead the 25-golfer field, beating out Mark Vasill of Bethany for the individual victory by three strokes.
Junior Brian Giesler (Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) tied for eighth with an 81 while junior Nick Guiler (Mercer, Pa./Mercer) and junior Austin Wenger (Lititz, Pa./Lititz Christian) shot 84 and 86, respectively, to round out the counting scores for Grove City
Thomas More won the team title with a four-man score of 315 while Saint Vincent edged the Wolverines for second with a 323.
Grove City returns to action on April 17 at the Saint Vincent Invitational.
GROVE CITY SCORECARD
|Christian Locher (Jr., Mars, Pa./Mars)||37-36 73*|
|Brian Giesler (Jr., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock)||40-41 81|
|Nick Guiler (Jr., Mercer, Pa./Mercer)||44-40 84|
|Austin Wenger (Jr., Lititz, Pa./Lititz Christian)||43-43 86|
|Austin Eckhardt (Fr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg-Franklin)||48-42 90|
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