W&L Men's Golf Resides in Fifth Place After Day 1 at ODAC's

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team shot an opening round score of 322 and resides in fifth place out of 10 teams at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships held at the Bay Creek Resort.

Defending conference champion Guilford is the leader after day one, carding a 305 to lead the field by 11 strokes.  Lynchburg and Randolph-Macon are tied for second with identical scores of 316, followed by Hampden-Sydney (320), W&L, Bridgewater (332), Shenandoah (343), Virginia Wesleyan (347), Roanoke (348) and Eastern Mennonite (354). 

Guilford's Noah Ratner is the individual leader after the opening round, shooting a +1 score of 73.  W&L first-year Teddy Corcoran (Rochester, N.Y. / Brighton) is second overall out of 49 golfers after shooting a 75.

Junior Mark Sowinski (Greensboro, N.C. / Bishop McGuinness) is tied for 14th with an 81, while sophomore Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn. / McCallie School) is tied for 17th with an 82.  Sophomore Joey Manzinger (Baden, Pa./Sewickley Academy) carded an 84 and is tied for 24th, and first-year Festus Turlington (Clinton, N.C. / Clinton) notched an 87 and is tied for 36th overall. 

Action continues on Monday afternoon with the second of three rounds from Bay Creek.

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