Generals Sit in Seventh-Place After Day 1 at Savannah Harbor Classic

Brian Peccie

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The 13th-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team carded an opening round score of 304 (+16) and sits in seventh-place out of 18 teams after the first round of competition at The Club at Savannah Harbor Classic on Monday.

The event, which features nine teams ranked in the Division III Top 20, is currently led by third-ranked Huntingdon, which shot 296 (+8) for a two-shot advantage over 10th-ranked Methodist and 20th-ranked Hampden-Sydney.

Individually, the tournament is led by Huntingdon's Henry Gee, who carded a two-under score of 70 on Monday.  Washington and Lee junior Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) sits in a three-way tie for second-place with a -1 score of 71.  He posted four birdies with three bogies en route to the red number for the day.

Junior Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) finished the opening round with a 75 (+3) that is tied for 16th out of the 90 players in the tournament.  First-year Austin Sharrett (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin) posted a 78 (+6) that is tied for 42nd, while junior Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) carded an 80 (+8) that is tied for 60th overall.

Junior Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's) logged an 86 (+14) and is tied for 81st overall.

W&L will continue with the second round on Tuesday morning at the Club at Savannah Harbor.

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