April 19, 2011

W&L Golf Ties for Sixth at the ODAC Championship

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – The Washington and Lee golf team finished in a tie for sixth-place out of eight teams following the final round of competition at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship held at the Bay Creek Resort on Tuesday.

The Generals carded a three-day score of 324-311-319—954 to finish 57 strokes behind team champion, Guilford College.  The Quakers tallied a score of 303-294-300—897 to take home the title by 13 strokes over Bridgewater College (319-293-298—910).

Individually, Bridgewater's Mike Redwood was the medalist after shooting an even-par score of 77-72-67—216.  Redwood recorded an eagle on the final hole to take the title over Guilford's Noah Ratner (75-72-71—218).

Senior Tim Gavrich (Avon, Conn./Westminster) was the top player for the Generals, finishing in a tie for 10th-place with an 80-77-74—231.  Junior Wilson Anthony (Fordyce, Ark./Episcopal) tied for 23rd with a score of 84-75-81—240, while first-year Jack Cottrill (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) finished 27th overall (79-83-82—244).

First-year John Torell (Bronxville, N.Y./Brunswick School) placed 32nd with an 81-76-90—247 and senior Tom Bowden (Richmond, Va./Douglas Freeman) rounded out the Generals in the field with a 34th-place finish (86-83-82—251).

The ODAC Championship marks the final competition for the Washington and Lee golf program in 2010-11.

-- GENERALS --

TEAM SCORES
1. Guilford 303-294-300—897
2. Bridgewater 319-293-298—910
3. Hampden-Sydney 307-307-310—924
4. Randolph-Macon 307-306-322—935
5. Roanoke 314-311-320—945
6. Lynchburg 324-318-312—954
6. Washington and Lee 324-311-319—954
8. Virginia Wesleyan 355-346-352—1053

W&L INDIVIDUALS
T10. Tim Gavrich 80-77-74—231
T23. Wilson Anthony 84-75-81—240
27. Jack Cottrill 79-83-82—244
32. John Torell 81-76-90—247
34. Tom Bowden 86-83-82—251