March 12, 2012

W&L Men's Golf Resides in Third Place After Day One at Taylor Made Adidas Event

DATAW ISLAND, S.C. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team shot a 36-hole score of 331-322—653 and is in third place out of eight teams after the first day of competition at the Taylor Made Adidas Intercollegiate hosted by Ohio Wesleyan at the Cotton Dike Course in Dataw Island, S.C., on Monday.

Guilford leads the team standings after the first day, carding a score of 309-318—627.  Hampden-Sydney (325-323-648) is in second, followed by W&L, Wake Technical C.C. (331-326—657), Ohio Wesleyan (337-330—667), Mt. St. Joseph (337-344—681), Shenandoah (344-337—681) and Nazareth (359-353—712.

The Quakers' Noah Ratner is the individual leader after carding a 77-76—153.  For the Generals, senior Wilson Anthony (Fordyce Ark./Episcopal) led the way after carding a score of 82-78--160.  Sophomore Jack Cottrill (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) finished with an 82-79--161, while first-year Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn./McCallie School) completed his day with an 82-80--162.

Sophomores Jake Struebing (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst Central) and Mark Sowinski (Greensboro, N.C./Bishop McGuinness) rounded out the W&L players on day one.  Struebing finished with an 85-85--170 and Sowinski finished with an 87-86--173.

Action continues on Tuesday with the final round of the tournament.

-- GENERALS --

W&L INDIVIDUAL SCORES:
Wilson Anthony 82-78--160
Jack Cottrill 82-79--161
Patrick Clossin 82-80--162
Jake Struebing 85-85--170
Mark Sowinski 87-86--173