W&L Men's Golf Places Sixth at the Gordin Collegiate Classic

W&L Men's Golf Places Sixth at the Gordin Collegiate Classic

DELAWARE, Ohio – The ninth-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team finished in sixth-place out of 12 teams at the Gordin Collegiate Classic hosted by Ohio Wesleyan at the Delaware Golf Club on Sunday and Monday.

The Generals carded a three-day total of 300-296-297—893 (+41) led by the play of sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy), who placed in a tie for third overall with a three-round total of 74-69-72—215 (+2).

Top-ranked Texas-Tyler took the team and individual titles.  The Patriots carded a +16 score of 289-289-290—868 to win by 10 strokes over 11th-ranked Greensboro, who shot 297-293-288—878 (+26).  Second-ranked Huntingdon and fourth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan tied for third at 882 (+30) and fifth-ranked Methodist was fifth with a +33 score of 885.

In the individual competition, George Toone of UT-Tyler bested the field with a -2 score of 64-77-70—211.  He was three shots clear of teammate Sam Hill, who placed second out of the 60 total golfers with a 71-72-71—214 (+1).

W&L sophomore Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) carded a 77-72-74—223 (+10) to tie for 18th overall, while classmate Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) finished in a tie for 24th with a +13 score of 74-76-76—226 (+13).

Seniors Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) posted a 75-82-75—232 (+19) to tie for 39th and senior Eric Wirth (Morgantown, W.Va. / University) carded a +27 score of 85-79-76—240 to place 56th overall.

Washington and Lee returns to action on October 16-17 as a group of individuals participate in the VSGA Intercollegiate held at the Stonehenge Golf Club in Richmond, Va.


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