October 1, 2013

W&L Men's Golf Has Impressive Showing at Joe Agee Invitational

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team carded a +6 team score of 290 on Tuesday to finish seventh out of 11 teams at the Joe Agee Invitational hosted by William & Mary at the Williamsburg Club.

The Generals' (307-303-290--900) score was the fourth-lowest of the day as they jumped four spots from the end of the day Monday, besting Division I schools like St. Francis (Pa.), Hofstra and Delaware in the team standings.

James Madison took the team title with a score of 286-282-283—851 (-1), while William & Mary's Alex Hicks was the individual champion with a tournament-record score of 66-66-67—199 (-14) that included an ace during the third round.

W&L was led by first-year Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal), who tied for 16th overall with a 76-74-70—220 (+7).  First-year Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) tied for 32nd with a 75-73-77—225, while junior Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn. / McCallie School) and first-year Cody Solomon (Peachtree Corners, Ga. / Wesleyan School) both tied for 43rd.  Clossin shot 79-80-70—229 and Solomon carded an 80-76-73—229.  Junior Joey Manzinger (Baden, Pa. / Sewickley Academy) posted a 77-81-80—238 to placed 61st overall.

Washington and Lee returns to action on October 13-14 when it participates in the Virginia Intercollegiate held at the Winchester Country Club in Winchester, Va.

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