October 11, 2009

W&L Golf Tied for Fifth After Day 1 at Va. Intercollegiate

WINTERGREEN, Va. – The Washington and Lee golf team shot an opening round 311 and is tied for fifth overall out of 12 teams at the Virginia Intercollegiate Golf Championship held at the Stony Creek Golf Club in Wintergreen, Va.

Tournament host Randolph-Macon holds a seven-stroke lead after the first day, carding a score of 300. Lynchburg’s Mike Butzgy is the individual leader after posting a two-under par score of 70 in round one.

Sophomore Wilson Anthony (Fordyce, Ark./Episcopal) leads the way for the Generals in a tie for 12th overall with a 76. Junior Tim Gavrich (Avon, Conn./Westminster) carded a 77 to tie for 14th overall, while senior Robert Womble (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) and junior Rand Potter (Old Greenwich, Conn./Brunswick) both logged a 79 to tie for 22nd place. Senior Joe Gibson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) rounded out the W&L players on day one with an 81 that is tied for 32nd place.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Monday with the final round from Stony Creek.

TEAM SCORES:
1. Randolph-Macon, 300
2. Roanoke, 307
3. Christopher Newport, 309
4. Hampden-Sydney, 310
5. Washington and Lee, 311
5. Lynchburg, 311
7. Bridgewater, 314
8. Averett, 315
9. Shenandoah, 328
9. Virginia Wesleyan, 328
11. Ferrum, 335
12. Marymount, 339

W&L SCORES:
T12. Wilson Anthony, 76
T14. Tim Gavrich, 77
T22. Robert Womble, 79
T22. Rand Potter, 79
T32. Joe Gibson, 81

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