March 27, 2012

W&L Golf Finishes 27th at the C&F Bank Invitational

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team shot a 313 on Tuesday to finish in 27th place at the C&F Bank Invitational hosted by William & Mary at the Kingsmill Resort.

The Generals finished the three-day tournament with a score of 325-328-313—966 to defeat Division I schools St. Francis (Pa.) and Hampton.  The University of Missouri bested the primarily Division I field by carding a score of 282-294-294—870.

Winthrop's Kamito Hirai finished as the individual medalist, shooting a two-under par score of 69 on Tuesday to finish with a 72-70-69—211 (+2).

The Generals were led by first-year Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn./McCallie School), who shot a one-under par score of 70 on Tuesday to tie for 53rd out of 147 individuals with a three-day score of 77-79-70—226 (+13).  His 70 was one of just seven rounds under par on the tournament's final day.

Senior Wilson Anthony (Fordyce Ark./Episcopal) shot a 76 on Tuesday for a three-day score of 82-80-76—238, while sophomore Jack Cottrill (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) finished with an 84-84-83—251.  Sophomore Jake Struebing (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst Central) carded an 82-85-84—251 and first-year Andrew Winter (Darien, Conn./Darien) finished with a score of 92-89-98—279.

Washington and Lee will return to action on April 14-15 when it competes in the Roanoke College Spring Invitational at the Hanging Rock Golf Club in Salem, Va.

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