W&L Golf Competes in Day One of the Ted Keller Invitational

GLEN ALLEN, Va. – The Washington and Lee golf team carded an opening round 304 on Saturday and ranks fourth out of 14 teams at the Randolph-Macon Ted Keller Invitational held at the Hunting Hawk Golf Club in Glen Allen, Va. 

Hampden-Sydney is the day one leader after shooting a 293.  Franklin & Marshall is second with a 296, followed by Averett (299), W&L (304) and Ferrum (307) in the Top 5.

Individually, Averett claims two of the top three golfers, with Kalle Kangas carding a three-under score of 69 to lead the event.  Brandon Grogan and Franklin & Marshall's Bobby Suigals are tied for second as each shot 70 (-2).

Leading the way for the Generals is sophomore Jack Cottrill (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park), who is eighth out of 74 golfers with a 73 (+1).  First-year Patrick Closson (Ooltewah, Tenn./McCallie School) is tied for ninth with a 74 (+2), while sophomore Jake Struebing (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst Central) is tied for 14th with a 75 (+3). 

Rounding out the W&L contingent on day one was senior Wilson Anthony (Fordyce Ark./Episcopal) and sophomore Mark Sowinski (Greensboro, N.C./Bishop McGuinness).  Anthony is tied for 52nd (82) and Sowinski is 67th overall (89).

Action continues from Hunting Hawk on Sunday morning with the second and final round of competition. 

Team Standings
 
 Rank   Team  Total   Par 

1  Hampden-Sydney   293   +5

2  Franklin and Marshall   296   +8

3  Averett   299   +11

4  Washington & Lee   304   +16

5  Ferrum   307   +19

6  Bridgewater   310   +22

7  Shenandoah   312   +24

8  Randolph-Macon   315   +27

9  Roanoke   316   +28
t 10  Virginia Wesleyan   319   +31
t 10  Wesley   319   +31

12  Lynchburg   323   +35

13  Newport News Apprentice   326   +38

14  Randolph-Macon "B"   333   +45

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