W&L Men's Golf Places Fourth at the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial

Boyd Peete

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The ninth-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team shot a +4 score of 288 in Tuesday's second round to finish fourth out of 16 teams at the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial hosted by Guilford College at the Sedgefield Dye Course.

The eighth-ranked Quakers took the team title, finishing at even par with a 287-281—568.  Fourth-ranked Huntingdon was second with a 294-280—574 (+6), while 10th-ranked Methodist was third with a 292-291—583 (+15).

Washington and Lee completed the two-day event with a 299-288—587 (+19) and 15th-ranked Greensboro was fifth with a 287-306—593 (+25).

Huntingdon's Drew Mathers was the individual medalist after he posted a -4 score of 69-69—138.

W&L was led by senior George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet), who placed fourth out of the 96 golfers in the tournament with a score of 71-70—141 (-1).

Junior Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) tied for 13th with a +4 score of 73-73—146, while classmate Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) carded a 79-71—150 (+8) to tie for 30th overall.

Junior Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's) tied for 38th, two strokes behind Peccie with a 76-76—152 (+10).  First-year Austin Sharrett (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin) placed in a tie for 57th with an 82-74—156 (+14) and senior Zack Spear (Naperville, Ill. / Wheaton Academy) played as an individual.  He finished in a tie for 76th-place with a two-day score of 87-77—164 (+22).

With the completion of the tournament, the Generals have now finished the fall portion of their schedule.  They will return to action in February.

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