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AUSTIN ELDER -- Men's Golf

Sept. 26, 2011

Austin Elder, a junior on the Point Park University men's golf team, is the Featured Athlete of the week of Sept. 26, 2011. Elder is a native of Warren, Ohio, and a graduate of Howland High School.

Elder is off to a fast start for the 2011-12 season as he has taken the individual title in two of the three events so far this year. He placed first at Grove City Sept. 13 for his first-career win, and he was also first at the Mt. Union tourney Sept. 25-26.

Elder shot 73 to win at Grove City, and his rounds of 73 and 70 gave him a two-shot win at Mt. Union.

His scoring average of 73.4 leads the Point Park team this fall, and he was also the team's top player his sophomore year. Elder is coming off a 2010-11 year in which he was named all-conference after finishing sixth at the AMC championship tournament.