April 23, 2013

W&L Men's Golf Claims Two All-ODAC Selections

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2013 all-conference men's golf teams on Monday evening and Washington and Lee claimed two selections.

First-year Teddy Corcoran (Rochester, N.Y. / Brighton) was chosen to the six-person first team, while sophomore Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn. / McCallie School) was picked for the five-member third team.

Corcoran earned the first team citation after entering the conference championship event with a 75.9 scoring average over 18 rounds played.  He won the Pine Needles Intercollegiate on February 25 and claimed three Top 10 finishes overall.

Clossin earned a third team selection for the second straight year.  He entered the ODAC Championship with a team-best 75.8 stroke average across 18 rounds played.  Clossin notched a pair of Top 10 finishes during the year, including tying for fifth-place at the Taylor Made Adidas Intercollegiate on March 11-12.

Clossin played 18 rounds during his rookie campaign, averaging 77.8 strokes per round.

Guilford senior Noah Ratner was named the ODAC Player of the Year for the third straight year, while Quaker Head Coach Corey Maggard was named the Coach of the Year for the third consecutive year.  Hampden-Sydney first-year Thomas Cole was named the Rookie of the Year, while Guilford sophomore Nick Shedd was honored as the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year.  Shenandoah junior Zach Ramey received the Ted Keller Sportsmanship Award.

Washington and Lee continues play in the ODAC Championship on Tuesday with the final round.  Clossin is currently third overall and is one stroke behind the leaders.  Corcoran is tied for seventh, five strokes off the lead.

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