WVWC’s Taboada wins low medalist honors at MEC Fall Championship; Bobcats place third as a team

WARREN, Ohio – Davis & Elkins closed out its second-consecutive Mountain East Conference Men’s Golf Championship with a five-stroke advantage over the University of Charleston following Wednesday’s third round at Avalon Lakes.

Davis & Elkins shot 908 for the tournament and placed three golfers in the top 10 on the individual leaderboard, including Evan Lewis in second (+4), Matin Eisa in fifth (+12), and Elias Jarn in a tie for sixth (+13).

UC finished second in the team standings with a 913, followed by West Virginia Wesleyan (917), Fairmont State (925), Glenville State (934) and West Liberty (949).

Runner-up Charleston placed four golfers in the top 10, including Pau Sanchez in fourth (+11), William Carestam in a tie for sixth (+13), and Erik Ulvang and Rory Gorman in a tie for ninth (+15).

West Virginia Wesleyan’s Francisco Taboada was medalist of the 2023 MEC Men’s Golf Championship after recording a seven-shot victory with a three-under par for the tournament. He shot even-par in the first round, three-under par during Tuesday’s second round, and even-par again on Wednesday.

Taboada was joined on the MEC All-Tournament Team by Davis & Elkins’ Lewis (+4), Fairmont State’s Alex Turowski (+5), Charleston’s Sanchez (+11) and D&E’s Eisa (+12).

2023 MEC All-Tournament Team
Francisco Taboada, West Va. Wesleyan (Medalist)
Evan Lewis, Davis & Elkins
Alex Turowski, Fairmont State
Pau Sanchez, Charleston
Matin Eisa, Davis & Elkins

News Feed

Subscribe to remove popups, or just enjoy this free story and support our local businesses!