W&L Men's Golf Sits in a Tie For Third After Day One at NCAA's

Brian Peccie

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team is tied for third out of 42 teams on the first day of the NCAA Division III Championship held at the Grandover Resort.

The Generals fired an opening round score of 292 (+4) and are among 24 teams that completed their opening round.  The remaining 18 teams had play suspended due to weather and will resume their round on Wednesday at 8:00 pm.

Guilford and Emory are tied atop the leaderboard with a score of 283 (-5).  W&L is tied for third with Greensboro at +4, but the Pride has yet to finish their opening round. 

Guilford's Zach Evens is the individual leader following day one with a -4 score of 68, while W&L sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) is tied for seventh, just three strokes back with a 71 (-1).  He recorded two birdies and just one bogie through the first round of play.

Sophomore Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's) shot an even-par 72 and is tied for 20th overall, while classmate Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) is just one stroke back (73, +1) and is tied for 32nd overall.

Senior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) and sophomore Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) both carded a 76 (+4) and are tied for 83rd out of the 217 golfers in the event.

Washington and Lee will begin its second round at the Grandover Resort on Wednesday with a shotgun start at 11:00 am.

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