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Penn State Fayette golf team has historic day

9/13/2010 —
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus’ golf team finished third out of six teams in the fourth annual Red Poling Invitational, held Sept. 8 at Mystic Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa, Farmington, Pa. The host Roaring Lions (362) edged Penn State New Kensington (363) by one stroke to secure the best ever team finish in program history.

Sophomore Zack Rockwell paced Fayette’s Roaring Lions, finishing fifth in the 36-player field. Rockwell shot 83 on a windy day on the par-72 course, once home to the PGA Tour’s 84 Lumber Classic.

Zack Wolfe (91), Tyler Broadwater (92) and Mike Peton (96) contributed to the Roaring Lions team score in their first event of the season.

Penn State Mont Alto (316) won the event, beating out second-place finisher Penn College (356) by 40 strokes. Penn State Shenango (383) and Penn State Greater Allegheny (406) rounded out the competition, finishing fifth and sixth, respectively.

Mont Alto’s Scott Levy paced the field with a low-round of 76, winning the individual title by three strokes over teammate Dan Zeiders (79). Mont Alto’s Ariq Mansour and Chris Rhein carded an 80 and 81, respectively, giving Mont Alto the top four finishers.

The Roaring Lions travel to Penn National Golf Course in Fayetteville, Pa., on Thursday, Sept. 16, as Mont Alto hosts their annual invitational.
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