Mescher competes on PetroBowl team

MARIETTA — Marietta College’s Trevor Mescher of Versailles, Ohio, was part of a five-person team that competed in the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ PetroBowl in Denver, Colorado.

Marietta’s team placed ninth out of 24 teams. Mescher is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and graduated from Versailles High School.

Within their six-team pool, Marietta defeated Arizona State, Florida State and North Dakota. Though they were beat by Kansas, who went on to place fourth in the competition, Marietta placed ninth out of 24 teams, missing tournament play by one spot.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college.