Monday, September 30, 2013
Four Mount St. Joseph golfers placed in the top 20 at the Mount Union Fall Invitaional to help the Lions finish third with a total score of 38-over par, 606. The Lions fired a 20-over par 300 for their third consecutibe top three finish this fall. John Carroll Univeristy finished 23-over par (591) to win the tournament, while host University Of Mount Union finished second 27-over par (595). The Medalist was Alex DiPalma of John Carroll University who was the lone player to finish under par at two-under.
Leading the way for the Lions was a pair of seniors in Tom Witterstatter (Cincinnati, OH/Oak Hills) and Matt Stiens (Cincinnati, OH/La Salle). Witterstatter finished in a tie for fourth place shooting a 6-over par, 148. Stiens finished in tenth place firing a nine-over par, 151. Both Lions shot 73 in the final round, three-over par.
Two other Lions finished in the top 20 for the tournament. Stephen Beamer (Cincinnati, OH/Madeira) finished in a tie for eleventh place turning in a 10-over par, 152. Danny Gravett (Cincinnati, OH/SPCA) rounded out the Lion performers in the top twenty, finishing in a tie for 19th place. He finished the tournament 13-over par, shooting a 155.
The Lions will return to action at the Depauw University Invitational in two weekends. The team will travel to Danville, Indiana October 12th and 13th.