JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – The 29th-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team carded its lowest score since the 2012-13 season, posting a 287 (-1) on Saturday to move into sixth-place out of 30 teams at the Jekyll Island Collegiate.
Fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps was on fire on Saturday, posting a -8 score of 280 to move into first-place with a 290-280—750 (-6). Christopher Newport is second with a 287-287—574 (-2). The Generals are sixth out of the 30 teams with a 291-287—578 (+2).
Ferrum's Brandon Bailey and LaGrange's Logan Lanier are tied for the individual lead with a -8 score of 136.
Sophomore Hayden Combs (Kennett, Mo. / Memphis University School) is W&L's top competitor in the field at this point, shooting a 70-72—142 (-2) that is tied for 12th out of the 150 golfers.
Sophomore Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) sits at even-par with a 73-71—144 that is tied for 22nd, while Junior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) and sophomore Andrew Barth (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) are both tied for 35th. McDonald claims a 76-70—146 (+2) and Barth has carded a 72-74—146 (+2). Junior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) is tied for 87th after posting a two-day score of 76-75—151 (+7).
Action continues on Sunday with the final round from Jeykll Island.