October 12, 2009

W&L Golf Ties for Second Place at Va. Intercollegiate Tourney

WINTERGREEN, Va. – The Washington and Lee golf team carded a two-day score of 311-308—619 to tie for second place out of 12 teams at the Virginia Intercollegiate Golf Championship completed on Monday at the Stony Creek Golf Club in Wintergreen, Va.

Host Randolph-Macon was the tournament champion after posting a score of 300-315—615 (+39).  The Generals tied for second with Christopher Newport (309-310—619, +43) and Hampden-Sydney (310-309—619, +43).  Lynchburg’s Mike Butzgy finished as the individual medalist after firing a three-under par score of 70-71—141.

Senior Robert Womble (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) and junior Tim Gavrich (Avon, Conn./Westminster) both paved the way for the Generals, finishing in a tie for 11th place overall.  Womble shot 79-74—153, while Gavrich posted a 77-76—153.

Sophomore Wilson Anthony (Fordyce, Ark./Episcopal) tied for 13th overall after carding a score of 76-79—155 and junior Rand Potter (Old Greenwich, Conn./Brunswick) finished with a 79-80—159, good for a tie for 24th place.  Senior Joe Gibson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) rounded out the Generals with a 28th-place finish (81-79—160).

Washington and Lee returns to action on October 26-27 as it completes its fall slate at the Guilford Tom O’Briant Memorial Tournament held at The Cardinal Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.

TEAM SCORES
1. Randolph-Macon, 300-315--615
2. Washington and Lee, 311-308--619
2. Christopher Newport, 309-310--619
2. Hampden-Sydney, 310-309--619
5. Lynchburg, 311-315--626
6. Averett, 315-312--627
6. Roanoke, 307-320--627
8. Bridgewater, 314-317--631
9. Virginia Wesleyan, 328-324--652
10. Ferrum, 335-323--658
11. Shenandoah, 328-337--665
12. Marymount, 339-333--672

W&L SCORES
T11. Tim Gavrich, 77-76--153
T11. Robert Womble, 79-74--153
T13. Wilson Anthony, 76-79--155
T24. Rand Potter, 79-80--159
28. Joe Gibson, 81-79--160

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