GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team wrapped up its fall competition on Tuesday with a sixth-place finish out of 12 teams at the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial Tournament hosted by Guilford College at the Sedgefield Dye Course.
Top-ranked Huntingdon ran away with the team title after posting a 277-288—565 (-3) that finished nine strokes ahead of the second-place team, 16th-ranked Guilford, who carded a 292-282—574 (+6). The Generals shot 294-303—597 (+29), just three strokes behind 11th-ranked Greensboro, who posted a two-day score of 293-301—594 (+26).
Huntingdon's Will Thrash also comfortably won individual medalist honors, carding a –8 score of 66-68—134 to finish four strokes ahead of the field.
First-year Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) posted the top score among the W&L players in the event while playing as an individual. His +4 score of 73-73—146 tied for 13th overall out of the 81 golfers who competed.
Junior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) was the top finisher among the players who scored for the Generals, placing in a tie for 17th with a +5 score of 74-73—147. Senior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) and first-year Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) both tied for 22nd, as both carded a +7 score of 149. Hurst went 73-76—149 and Quinilty shot 72-77—149.
Senior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) tied for 39th with a 75-80—155 (+13) and junior Hayden Combs (Kennett, Mo. / Memphis University School) posted an 80-77—157 (+15) to tie for 48th.
Sophomore George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet) also played as an individual and carded a 77-81—158 (+16) to tie for 52nd overall.
The Generals have now finished the fall portion of their schedule and will return to action this spring.