W&L's Peccie Leads Heading Into the Final Round of NCAA's

W&L's Peccie Leads Heading Into the Final Round of NCAA's

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee men's golf team sits alone in second-place and sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) has a three stroke lead in the race for the individual title, following Thursday's third round at the NCAA Division III Championship held at the Grandover Resort.

Methodist seized control of the team competition with the only sub-par team round of the day.  The Monarchs posted a -6 score of 282 to assume a 10-stroke lead over the Generals, who sit in second-place following a +4 round of 292 on Thursday.  W&L's three day total is 292-289-292—873 (+9), while Methodist sits at 294-287-282—863 (-1).  Guilford is in third-place at +12 with a 283-295-298—876.

Peccie carded a -3 round of 69 on Thursday and sits at -7 through three rounds.  He registered five birdies and two bogies in his third round.  Peccie's score of 71-69-69—209 is three strokes better than Levi Grogan of Greensboro, who is second with a 69-73-70—212 (-4).

Sophomore Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's) is in a tie for 20th out of the 96 players that made the cut, shooting a 72-74-73—219 (+3).  Peete made eagle on the par 4 eighth hole on Thursday.

Sophomore Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) is tied for 41st overall with a 73-72-79—224 (+8), while senior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) and sophomore Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) are both tied for 55th.  Farley has posted a 76-76-74—226 (+10) and Quinilty has carded a 76-74-76—226 (+10).

Action resumes on Friday with the final round of the championship from the Grandover Resort.

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