W&L Men's Golf Sits in Fourth-Place at the Jekyll Island Invitational

W&L Men's Golf Sits in Fourth-Place at the Jekyll Island Invitational

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team is in fourth-place out of 29 teams following the second round of competition at the Jekyll Island Invitational on Saturday. 

The Generals finished their opening round in the morning and held the first-round lead with an even-par score of 288.  W&L followed with a 298 in the second round for a two-day score of 586 (+10).  Fifth-ranked Emory leads the stellar field that includes 23 schools ranked in the Top 50 with a score of 295-287—582 (+6).

Huntingdon's Addison Lambeth, Jacob Arnett of Oglethorpe and Drew Pershing of Illinois Wesleyan are the individuals leaders through two rounds with scores of -3.  Lambeth has posted 69-72—141, Arnett has shot 73-68—141 and Pershing has logged a 74-67—141.

First-year Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) leads the W&L contingent in the field, carding a 72-73—145 (+1) that is tied for 15th out of 150 golfers.

Senior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) and first-year Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) are both tied for 19th overall.  McDonald claims a 71-75—146 (+2) and Peccie has posted a 70-76—146 (+2).

Junior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) is tied for 34th with a 75-74—149 (+5) and first-year Austin Harrill (Hickory, N.C. / Hickory) is tied for 108th with an 82-76—158 (+14).

Sophomore Zack Spear (Naperville, Ill. / Wheaton Academy) is playing as an individual and has registered a 74-86—160 (+16) that is tied for 118th.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday morning with the final round from Jekyll Island.

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