NELLYSFORD, Va. – The 21st-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team shot the low round of the day and moved up to first-place following the second day of competition at the ODAC Championship held at the Stoney Creek Golf Course on Monday.
The Generals carded a 302 for a two-day score of 304-302—606 (+30). No. 32 Virginia Wesleyan is in second with a 302-307—609 (+33) and 17th-ranked Guilford is third with a 297-317—614 (+38). This marks the first time that W&L will carry the lead by itself into the final round of the ODAC Championship since 2008.
Individually, Virginia Wesleyan's Evan Cox is the leader with a +1 score of 71-74—145. W&L sophomore Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) resides in second-place after carding a 72-76—148 (+4) across the first two rounds.
Junior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) shot the low individual round of the day on Monday, carding a one under-par 71. He is tied for fourth overall with a 79-71—150 (+6).
Sophomore Andrew Barth (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) is tied for 12th with a 78-76—154 (+10), while junior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) is tied for 19th out of the 50 competitors with a 75-82—157 (+13).
First-year George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet) rounds out the Generals in the field with an 80-79—159 (+15) that is tied for 26th overall.
Washington and Lee will attempt to win its first ODAC crown since 2009 when play resumes on Tuesday morning with the final round from the Wintergreen Resort.