W&L Golf Finishes 11th at Guilford Tom O'Briant Invitational

W&L Golf Finishes 11th at Guilford Tom O'Briant Invitational

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams at the Guilford Tom O’Briant Invitational held at the Cardinal Golf & Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., on Monday and Tuesday.

The Generals carded a two-day score of 318-323—641 to finish 52 strokes behind team champion Methodist University (296-293—589).  Individually, the Monarchs had the top three finishers led by Trey Howell and Josh Speight, who both shot 73-73—146 (+6) to tie for medalist honors.

For W&L, senior Robert Womble (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) posted the top score, shooting a 76-82—158 to finish 29th out of 90 individuals.

Senior Matt Langan (Prospect, Ky./Trinity) tied for 30th overall with a 79-80—159, while junior Tim Gavrich (Avon, Conn./Westminster) finished in a tie for 41st with a score of 84-77—161.  Senior Joe Gibson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) tied for 47th overall (79-84—163) and sophomore Wilson Anthony (Fordyce, Ark./Episcopal) rounded out the Generals contingent by finishing in a tie for 79th overall with a 90-84—174.

The Generals have now completed the fall portion of their schedule.  W&L will return to the links on March 1-2 as it takes part in the Callaway Collegiate Invitational in Pine Mountain, Ga.

29. Robert Womble 76-82—158
T30. Matt Langan 79-80—159
T41. Tim Gavrich 84-77—161
T47. Joe Gibson 79-84—163
T79. Wilson Anthony 90-84—174

1. Methodist 296-293—589
2. Emory 303-299—602
3. Guilford 301-303—604
4. LaGrange 322-302—624
5. Berry 326-305—631
6. Christopher Newport 312-320—632
6. Cape Fear C.C. 315-317—632
6. Bridgewater 321-311—632
9. Wesley 330-303—633
10. Greensboro 315-320—635
11. Washington and Lee 318-323—641
12. Roanoke 337-308—645
13. North Carolina Wesleyan 336-312—648
14. King 329-320—649
15. Hampden-Sydney 337-319—656
16. Averett 337-322—659
17. Virginia Wesleyan 340-329--669