First Carlow men’s golf team tees off at Grove City Invitational

GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Carlow University men’s golf team played its first first-ever match Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the 2016 Grove City College Fall Men’s Invitational at the Grove City Country Club.

The Celtics, coached by Ryan Shank, scored 422 and finished seventh out of eight teams on the par-72 course. Nate Bell (SO/Aliquippa, PA) was Carlow’s top finisher, shooting 90 to finish 28th. Jacob St. George (SO/Monaca, PA) shot 93 and finished 30th. Zach Talley (JR/Finleyville, PA) shot 114, and finished tied for 36th. Brian Ziegler (FR/West Mifflin, PA) shot 125 and finished 39thFor all the members of the inaugural Carlow men’s golf team, click here.

It was the second time in the fall of 2016 that a men’s team made Carlow history. The men’s soccer team played its first-ever match Sept. 9.

Talley also made history by being the first Carlow men’s athlete to participate in three intercollegiate sports. Talley, a member of the Celtics’ basketball team, also took the field for the soccer team in its first competition.

St. Vincent College won the team championship, scoring 313. The Grove City A team was the runner-up, at 315. Ben Biss, of St. Vincent, was the individual champion, with a 75. Jason Thorp, of Thiel, shot 76 to finish as the individual runner-up.

The Carlow women’s team plays for the first time in the 2016 Grove City College Fall Women’s Invitational, on Friday, Sept. 16, at 1pm. The men are back in action Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Penn State New Kensington Invitational. 

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