Millersville Wins Invitational Golf Tournament Hosted
by Wheeling Jesuit at Moundsville Country Club
Image: Winning first place in the Wheeling Jesuit
invitational was the team from Millersville University, near
Lancaster, Pa., shown here accepting the trophy from BB&T tournament
sponsor and Vice President Todd Nestor. WJU men's head coach Ed Noll
and WJU athletic director Dan Sancomb look on, back, left to right
Image: Second highest finisher in the WJU golf
tournament at the Moundsville Country Club was Clarion University,
shooting a 595 for 36 holes. Presenting the trophy is BB&T sponsor
and vice president Todd Nestor, looking on in the back row is WJU
athletic director Dan Sancomb (back row/no hat).
WHEELING, WV, Sept. 25, 2007 —
Wheeling Jesuit University hosted an invitational men’s golf tournament on
Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24 and
25 at the Moundsville Country Club. Sponsored by BB&T, the tournament
attracted 13 schools, with the winning score posted by Millersville University
at 593 for 36 holes of play. Coming in second was Clarion University, shooting a
595. Third place position was held by Concord University, at 595 and West
Liberty State College came in fourth with a score of 597.
"BB&T is proud to partner with Wheeling Jesuit University in supporting the
local community and all the scholar-athletes that were involved in the golf
tournament," said Todd Nestor, Vice President city executive for BB&T bank.
Visiting teams stayed at local hotels and spent two days in the Wheeling
– Moundsville area.
Four Pennsylvania teams took part in the tournament: Clarion University,
Millersville University, Seton Hill and University of California at Pa.
West Virginia teams teeing off included West Virginia Intercollegiate
Athletic Conference teams: Concord College, Fairmont State, Glenville State
College, University of Charleston, West Virginia State College, Salem
International University, West Liberty State College, West Virginia Wesleyan and
Wheeling Jesuit University.
Nestor presents the first place award trophy to Corey Gast, who shot a 141 at
Wheeling Jesuit University invitational golf tournament, Sept. 24 & 25 at the
Moundsville Country Club.
Trophies were presented to the top two winning teams and the top individual
player. Winning individually was Cory Gast, shooting a 141 overall.
"With the help of BB&T sponsorship we ran a top-notch tournament that
attracted many teams across the state and region," Wheeling Jesuit Vice
President of Advancement Brent Bush said after the award presentation.
Wheeling Jesuit men’s team is coached by Ed Noll, now in his fifth season
leading the Cards. He is a 20-year member at the Moundsville club.
Local team members on the Cardinal roster include Robbie Kinkade and Brian
O’Donnell of Glen Dale, W.Va.; Matt Ball of Wheeling; Chuck Spaine of
Moundsville, W.Va.; and Jared Shank of Adena, Ohio. Other Cardinal men golfers
include Mike Gouldsberry of Parkersburg, Ohio; and Todd Boyle of Vienna, W.Va.
Wheeling Jesuit has 17 men's and women's athletic teams, most of which
compete in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) and
NCAA Division II. The athletic teams have won more than 45 WVIAC titles,
fielding 40 Academic All-Americans, and receiving 29 WVIAC Coach of the Year
awards. More than 25 percent of the University's full-time day undergraduate
students participate on an athletic team. For complete information, visit
call the McDonough Center at (304) 243-2053.
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