GW Golf in 12th Place Through Day One of Adams Cup of Newport

The George Washington golf team opened fall action at the Newport Country Club in Newport, R.I., on Monday.

Sept. 18, 2012

Day 1 Results

NEWPORT, R.I. – The George Washington golf team opened 2012 fall action on Monday with two rounds of competition at the par-70, 6,948-yard Newport Country Club.

The Colonials currently sit in 12th place with a combined score of 74-over 634, while sophomore Jack Persons paces the squad in a tie for 15th with a two-round score of 15-over 155.

UCF leads the 12-team field with a combined 36-hole score of 15-over 575 and the Knights’ Ricardo Gouveia and Yale’s Sam Bernstein are tied for medalist honors with an even-par score of 140. The Bulldogs are currently in second place, one stroke behind UCF with a two-round score of 16-over 576, and Villanova follows in third with a combined score of 33-over 593.

GW freshman Steve Piela made his first collegiate appearance on the links on Monday and is currently tied for 50th out of 70 golfers with a two-round score of 17-over 157. Junior Graham Lawyer shot a 19-over 159 on Monday to sit in a tie for 60th place and sophomore Jonathan Dresnick is in 62nd with a 23-over 163 through two rounds.

The Colonials conclude the final 18 holes of play in the Adams Cup of Newport on Tuesday morning at the par-71, 6,675-yard Carnegie Abbey Golf Club.



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