MT. VERNON, Ohio – The Washington and Lee men's golf team finished play in the BSN Fall Invitational held at the Chapel Hill Golf Course, competing as a "B" team and posting a 300 for a three-round score of 304-286-300—890 (+26).
Host Kenyon won the event with a score of 297-293-286—875 (+11). If the Generals' score had counted among the varsity squads in the competition, they would have placed sixth out of the nine teams.
Four players tied for individual medalist honors, but top accolades were earned by Muskingum's Luke Janci, who won vie the tiebreaker of the best final round score. Janci shot an even-par score of 72-74-70—216 for the tournament.
Junior Andrew Barth (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) was the top individual finisher for W&L, posting a score of 75-71-72—218 (+2) that placed in a tie for sixth, just two strokes behind the leaders.
First-year Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) finished with a +6 score of 73-73-76—222 to place in a tie for 19th out of the 77 golfers in the event.
Sophomore Zack Spear (Naperville, Ill. / Wheaton Academy) shot a 78-70-77—225 (+9) to tie for 31st, while junior Eric Wirth (Morgantown, W.Va. / University) posted an 83-72-75—230 (+14) to tie for 43rd.
First-year Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's) and senior Cody Solomon (Peachtree Corners, Ga. / Wesleyan School) also competed for W&L. Pete placed 54th with a 78-76-81—235 (+19) and Solomon tied for 58th with an 81-79-79—239 (+23)
Washington and Lee will complete the fall portion of its schedule by participating in the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial hosted by Guilford at the Sedgefield-Dye Course in Greensboro beginning next Monday.