Three Generals Earn All-ODAC Men's Golf Honors
FOREST, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its 2014 all-conference men's golf team on Tuesday and three members of the Washington and Lee team were among those honored.
First-year golfers Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) and Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) were both named to the second team, while junior Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn. / McCallie School) was selected to the third team.
Hurst finished in a first-place tie out of 49 golfers at the 2014 ODAC Championship, carding a 77-72-73—222. He lost in a playoff to Guilford's Tanner Gross for individual medalist honors. Hurst finished his rookie campaign with a team-best 75.6 stroke average across 20 rounds played.
McDonald finished 19th at the conference championship event with an 86-81-79—246. He posted a 77.7 stroke average over 20 rounds this year.
Clossin placed 12th at the ODAC Championship this spring, carding an 81-77-78—236. He finished the 2014 season with a 77.6 scoring average across 17 rounds. A three-time Third Team All-ODAC honoree, Clossin finished sixth at the ODAC Championship as a sophomore and 11th as a rookie in 2012.
Hampden-Sydney senior Rick O'Connell was named the ODAC Player of the Year and H-SC's Mac Main was selected as the ODAC Coach of the Year. Guilford junior Nick Shedd was tabbed the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Quaker Tanner Gross was named the ODAC Rookie of the Year. Randolph-Macon junior Bobby Bradshaw was honored with the Ted Keller Sportsmanship Award.