Men's Golf Tops SMWC in First Crosstown Classic

Men's Golf Tops SMWC in First Crosstown Classic

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology topped St. Mary-of-the-Woods 4.5-0.5 in the first Crosstown Men's Golf Classic between the two colleges on Sunday at Hulman Links Golf Course.

The top five players for Rose-Hulman squared off with St. Mary-of-the-Woods in a match play format.  Rose-Hulman winners included Sam Pastoriza, Brady Vaughan, Es Wittayakom and Luke Peoples.  The match between Warren Whithaus of Rose-Hulman and Braxton McIntyre of St. Mary-of-the-Woods finished in a draw after 18 holes.

The competition is expected to continue as a traditional match play event during the spring each season.  The contest also capped a busy weekend for the Fightin' Engineers that included the Chauncey Cup Alumni Event at Brickyard Crossing G.C. in Indianapolis.

Rose-Hulman vs. Saint Mary-Woods
Men's Golf Crosstown Classic - Hulman Links G.C.

Rose-Hulman 4.5, St. Mary-of-the-Woods 0.5

Match Play Results
1. Sam Pastoriza (RHIT) vs. Blake Bennett (SMWC) – Pastoriza (RHIT) 2 up
2. Brady Vaughan (RHIT) vs. Justin Wilson (SMWC) – Vaughan (RHIT) 3 &1
3. Warren Whithaus (RHIT) vs. Braxton McIntyre (SMWC) – All Square
4. Es Wittayakom (RHIT) vs. Sam Grimes (SMWC) – Wittayakom (RHIT) 1 up
5. Luke Peoples (RHIT) vs. Jarrett Morlan (SMWC) – Peoples (RHIT) 2 up

Rose-Hulman Individual Scores
Garrett Manship – 82
Andrew Rhine – 81
Enzo Possemato – 92
Cole Bechtold – 84