W&L Men's Golf Sits in Third After Day One of ODACs

W&L Men's Golf Sits in Third After Day One of ODACs

NELLYSFORD, Va. – The 21st-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team sits in third-place out of 10 teams after the first day of competition at the ODAC Championship held at the Stoney Creek Golf Course on Sunday. 

Guilford, ranked 17th, is the team leader after shooting 297 (+9) during the opening round.  No. 32 Virginia Wesleyan is second with a 302 (+14) and the Generals carded 304 (+16) to rank third.

Guilford's Ty Palmer and VWC's Evan Cox are tied for the individual lead after both posted a -1 score of 71.  W&L sophomore Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) is tied for third out of 50 golfers after he posted an even-par 72.  Farley was -5 on the front nine after he holed out his second shot on both six and seven for an Eagle on each hole.

Junior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) is eighth after posting a 75 (+3) and sophomore Andrew Barth (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) is tied for 15th with a 78 (+6). 

Junior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) and first-year George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet) rounded out the Generals in the field on Sunday.  McDonald notched a 79 (+7) and is tied for 24th, and May logged an 80 (+8) and is tied for 27th.

Action continues on Monday with the second of three rounds from the Wintergreen Resort. 

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