W&L Men's Golf shoots 294 in Day One of the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial

W&L Men's Golf shoots 294 in Day One of the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee golf team shot a +10 score of 294 on Monday and sits in sixth-place out of 12 teams at the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial Tournament hosted by Guilford College at the Sedgefield Dye Course.

Top-ranked Huntingdon leads the field by 13 strokes after posting a -7 score of 277 in the opening round.  Fourth-ranked Wittenberg is second with a 290, while seventh-ranked Methodist is third with a 291.

Huntingdon's Will Thrash leads the individual portion of the event with a -5 score of 66 that leads teammate Addison Lambeth by one stroke.

W&L's top player on day one was first-year Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian), who shot a +1 score of 72 and is tied for 12th out of the 81 golfers in the tournament.  Senior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) and first-year Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) are one stroke back, as both are tied for 18th with a 73 (+2).  Peccie and sophomore George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet) are both playing as individuals.  May posted a 77 (+6) and sits in a tie for 43rd-place.

Junior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) fired a 74 (+3) that is tied for 25th and senior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) carded a 75 (+4) that is tied for 28th.  Junior Hayden Combs (Kennett, Mo. / Memphis University School) rounded out the Generals that competed towards a team score with an 80 (+9) that is tied for 59th overall.

The Generals will be in action again on Tuesday with the final round from the Sedgefield Dye Course.

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