Press Release

Fall 2012 Golf: PSUAC/USCAA Championships - University Park

October 7, 2012

Jesse Newman earned a spot on the PSUAC All-Conference Team

Jesse Newman earned a spot on the PSUAC All-Conference Team

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - With 19 teams and over 100 golfers in attendance, the Pennsylvania College of Technology golf team competed at the Penn State University Athletic Conference/United States Collegiate Athletic Association Championships at the Penn State University Blue Course in State College. After two days of intense competition, the team took second in the PSUAC and eighth in the USCAA. Freshman Jesse Newman (Waterfall) was the top finisher for Penn College placing 37th shooting an 84 both days. Daemon College was the top team in the USCAA with a total team score of 605 while Penn State Mont Alto was the victor for the PSUAC with a 649 (sixth for USCAA).

Sophomore Corey Teeple (Lake Ariel) bounced back from a 91 on day one to shoot a 79, good enough for 45th. Both Newman and Teeple were top finishers in the PSUAC earning spots on the all-conference squad.

Rounding out Penn College was freshman Bryce Petersheim (Birdsboro) at 49th (82/89), junior Alex Howe (Lake Ariel) at 58th (84/90), sophomore Nicolas Krupka (Allentown) at 62nd (89/87) and freshman Brian MacPherson (Salem, N.H.) at 82nd (97/90).

At the tournament, the USCAA announced the All-Academic Team award winners of which MacPherson was a recipient. To earn the award , the golfers had to have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

In the PSUAC, the Wildcats finished out the regular season in first place taking the regular season title.

Full Results:

Team

1. Daemon 605

2. Lindenwood-Belleville 620

3. NHTI 629

4. Apprentice School 636

5. Rochester College (MI) 642

6. Penn State Mont Alto 649

7. Univ. of Maine - Presque Isle 667

8. Penn College 678

8. SUNY Canton 678

10. SUNY ESF 683

11. WVU Tech 688

12. PSU New Kensington 690

13. Cleary Univ. 693

14. Penn State Wilkes Barre 699

15. Penn State Schuylkill 735

16. Univ. of Maine Augusta 743

17. Penn State Hazleton 749

18. Penn State Brandywine 750

19. Penn State Lehigh Valley 765

Individual

37. Jesse Newman 84/84

45. Corey Teeple 91/79

49. Bryce Petersheim 82/89

58. Alex Howe 84/90

62. Nicholas Krupka 89/87

82. Brian MacPherson 97/90

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