Men's Golf

Whittier takes 7th at ERAU Co-ED Invite

Whittier takes 7th at ERAU Co-ED Invite

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NORTH PRESCOTT, AZ – The Whittier College Men's Golf team wrapped up their fall season earlier this week as they finished 7th at the ERAU Co-ED Invitational in North Prescott, AZ. 

The Purple & Gold shot a 930 (308-310-312), which included playing 36 in one day at Antelope Hills Golf Club.  Whittier sat in 6th place after Day 1 but dropped a spot into 7th edging out Park University – Gilbert (8th – 959) and Hope International (9th – 994).

Sophomore Justin McGrath (Cardiff by the Sea, Calif.) led the Poets over the two days posting a 216.  He finished in a tie for 5th after shooting a 72-73-71.  Sophomore Roman Aragon (La Palma, Calif.) wasn't far behind at a 226 (78-73-75), which placed him in a tie for 17th.  Senior Vincent Brunet (Ottawa, Canada) took 39th after totaling a 245, which included scores of 76-81-88. 

Last two scorers for Whittier included Ryan Turnbull-Ward (Perth, West Australia) who took 42nd (82-83-85) and Ethan Wookey (Los Gatos, Calif.) who posted a 255 (86-88-81), which put him 45th.         

Claremont-M-S won the team title with an 856 (284-284-288).  Harry Brenner from CMS also took home the individual title with a 209 shooting scores of 71-68-70. 

Whittier has wrapped up their fall season and now sets their sights on the spring beginning in February.