COLUMBUS, Ohio – The sixth-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team sits in a tie for 13th-place out of 15 teams after the first day of competition at the Gordin Collegiate Classic hosted by Ohio Wesleyan at the Columbus Country Club on Monday.
Second-ranked Illinois Wesleyan is the team leader after two rounds on Monday with a -14 score of 285-277—562. Third-ranked Huntingdon is second with a -11 score of 285-280—565 and top-ranked Emory is third with a 290-278—568 (-8). The Generals posted a score of 294-296—590 (+14) and are tied with the host for 13th overall. The competitive field consists of 12 teams ranked in the Division III Top 25.
Huntingdon's Drew Mathers leads the individual field after carding a -12 score of 64-68—132.
Senior Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) heads up the Generals in the field with a 73-70—143 (-1) that is tied for 15th out of 75 golfers.
Senior Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) carded a 72-75—147 (+3) and is tied for 35th, while senior Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) and first-year Pierce Robinson (Kings Mountain, N.C. / Thomas Jefferson Classical) are both tied for 51st overall at +6. Quinilty shot 75-75—150 and Robinson fired a 74-76—150.
Sophomore Austin Sharrett (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin) sits in 68th-place after posting a 77-77—154 (+10).
Action continues on Tuesday with the final round from the Columbus Country Club.