April 17, 2014
Wolverines finish fifth at Saint Vincent Invite
LATROBE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's golf team posted a team score of 323 to finish fifth at the 11-team Saint Vincent Bearcat Invitational at the Latrobe Country Club on Thursday afternoon.
Junior Christian Locher (Mars, Pa./Mars) shot a 77 to lead the Wolverines and finish eighth overall in the 67-golfer field while senior Conor Eckhardt (Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg) and junior Brian Giesler (Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock) each shot an 80 to tie for 12th.
Washington and Jefferson won the team title with a 312 while the Presidents' Hunter Bagiatis shot a 74 and won a playoff to edge Saint Vincent's Derek Lingafelt for medalist honors.
Grove City returns to action April 25-26 at the Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships at the Cedarbrook Golf Course in Belle Vernon.
GROVE CITY SCORECARD
|Christian Locher (Jr., Mars, Pa./Mars)||39-38 77|
|Brian Giesler (Jr., Harrisville, Pa./Slippery Rock)||41-39 80|
|Conor Eckhardt (Sr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg)||41-39 80|
|Nick Guiler (Jr., Mercer, Pa./Mercer)||45-41 86|
|Austin Eckhardt (Fr., Strasburg, Ohio/Strasburg-Franklin)||51-43 94|
|Austin Wenger (Jr., Lititz, Pa./Lititz Christian)*||46-46 92|
|Justin Dent (Fr., Mount Pleasant, Pa./Mount Pleasant)*||46-49 95|
|*competed as an individual|
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