DELAWARE, Ohio – The ninth-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team sits in fifth-place out of 12 teams after the first day of competition at the Gordin Collegiate Classic hosted by Ohio Wesleyan at the Delaware Golf Club.
Top-ranked Texas-Tyler leads the field after carding a two-round score of 289-290—579 (+11) on Sunday. Fifth-ranked Methodist is second with a 290-292—582 (+14) and 11th-ranked Greensboro is third with a 297-294—591 (+23). Second-ranked Huntingdon is in fourth with a 305-287—592 (+24) and the Generals are fifth with a score of 300-296—596 (+28).
Methodist's Jared Chinn and UT-Tyler's George Toone are tied for the individual lead after the first two rounds with a score of one-under par. Chinn shot 70-71—141 (-1) and Toone posted a 64-77—141 (-1).
W&L sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) sits just two strokes behind of the leaders in fourth-place with a +1 score of 74-69—143. Classmate Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) is tied for 17th out of 60 total competitors with a +7 score of 77-72—149, while sophomore Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) is tied for 20th after shooting a 74-76—150 (+8).
Seniors Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) and Eric Wirth (Morgantown, W.Va. / University) rounded up the Generals in the field on Sunday. Farley posted a 75-82—157 (+15) that is tied for 46th and Wirth carded an 85-79—164 (+22) that is tied for 58th.
The Generals will return to action on Monday with the final round from the Delaware Golf Club.