W&L Golf Finishes in Ninth Place at Wynlakes Wynter Nationals

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Washington and Lee golf team finished ninth of 10 teams that competed at the final day of the Wynlakes Wynter Nationals hosted by Huntingdon College at the Wynlakes Golf & Country Club in Montgomery, Ala. on Tuesday afternoon.

The Generals shot a second round score of 326 to finish with a two-day score of 319-326 – 645. Oglethorpe University finished as the team champion with a score of 318-293 – 611, just two strokes better than second-place host Huntingdon College (310-303—613). Oglethorpe had the top three individual finishers in the event, led by Eric Quinn's one-over par score of 75-70 – 145.

W&L was piloted by senior Tim Gavrich (Avon, Conn./Westminster), who finished in a tie for ninth place with a 78-77 – 155. Junior Wilson Anthony (Fordyce, Ark./Episcopal) and first-year Jack Cottrill (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) placed in a tie for 38th with Wilson carding a 79-85 – 164 and Cottrill recording a score of 81-83 – 164.

First-year Jake Struebing (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst Central) and sophomore Will Hatfield (Louisville, Ky./Kentucky Country Day) rounded out the W&L competitors in a tie for 43rd with an 81-84 – 165 and an 83-82 – 165, respectively.

The Generals return to action on Feb. 28-March 1 as they take part in the Pine Needles Intercollegiate at the Pine Needles Resort in Southern Pines, N.C.

TEAM SCORES
1. Oglethorpe Univ. 318-293--611 +35
2. Huntingdon College 310-303--613 +37
3. Emory University 323-304--627 +51
4. Methodist University 315-315--630 +54
5. Berry College 321-316--637 +61
6. LaGrange College 325-313--638 +62
7. Birmingham Southern 328-312--640 +64
8. Rhodes College 329-315--644 +68
9. Washington & Lee U. 319-326--645 +69
10. Millsaps College 352-314--666 +90

W&L SCORES
T-9 Tim Gavrich 78-77--155
T-38 Wilson Anthony 79-85--164
T-38 Jack Cottrill 81-83--164
T-43 Jake Struebing 81-84--165
T-43 Will Hatfield 83-82--165

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