Golf's Brian Carroll Wins Lehigh Don Mershon Classic
Freshman's 147 Carries GW to Victory
Oct. 15, 2002
TELFORD, PA - GW's Brian Carroll (Crystal Lake, IL/Crystal Lake South) became the second Colonial to win a tournament this month when he fired a 70-77-147 to capture the Don Mershon Classic Monday at the par-72, 6,859-yard Indian Valley Country Club in Telford, PA. Freshman Andrew Gallo (Thornhill, Ontario/Crescent) won the Temple Owl Invitational Oct. 6. Carroll's performance helped lead GW to the team title with a 298-308-606, nine strokes ahead of host Lehigh. Colgate was third with a 616. It marked the first GW team victory since the 1999 St. Bonaventure Invitational.
Carroll became just the fifth Colonial to win an individual tournament title in the last nine years and the second this month. Senior Michael Ball (Potomac, MD/Churchill) was the second-lowest Colonial finishing fourth with a two-round total 150 (75-75). Gallo was the third-best Colonial with a 153 (79-77).
Carroll joins an exclusive list of former Colonials who have won individual medalist honors during the last nine years: Ryan Day at Rehoboth Beach Invitational (Oct., 2000); Bryan Derdenger at Lehigh (Oct., 2000); Thomas Blankvoort twice (GW Invitational in April, 2001 and Rehoboth Beach Invitational in April, 2002) and Gallo (Temple Owl Invitational on Oct. 6, 2002).
Colonials' individual scores (75 total golfers):
1st Brian Carroll 70-77 - 147
T-3rd Michael Ball 75-75 - 150
T-7th Andrew Gallo 74-79 - 153
T-15th Dan Mirabella 79-77 - 156
T-45th Federico Guzman 80-83 - 163
Final Team Standings:
George Washington 298-308-606
Lehigh "B" 314-327-641
Long Island 325-324-649
La Salle 335-351-686
GW closes out the fall season at the Old Dominion SeaScape Intercollegiate, Oct. 30-31, at Kitty Hawk, NC.
Yoo Jin Kim Named A-10 Rookie of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After helping GW to a third-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Match Play Championships, freshman Yoo Jin Kim has been named the Atlantic...
Golf Takes Third at A-10 Match Play Championships
The George Washington golf team took head-to-head victories over local foe George Mason and Florida Atlantic to secure a third-place finish in the Atlantic...
Golf Opens Spring at A-10 Match Play Championships
The GW golf team opens the spring season on Monday, Feb. 20 at the two-day Atlantic 10 Match Play Championships at Weston Hills Country Club in Weston, Fla.
GW Golf Signs Stephen Brown to NLI
A native of Los Angeles, California to join the team in 2017-2018
Lowe Leads GW Golf at ODU/OBX Intercollegiate
Logan Lowe led the GW golf team with a T-28th finish as the Colonials closed out their fall slate at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon.
GW Golf Closes Fall Season at ODU/OBX Intercollegiate
The GW golf team concludes its fall season as it plays in the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate in Powells Point, N.C.
Lowe Named A-10 Golfer of the Week
GW sophomore Logan Lowe has been named the Atlantic 10 Co-Golfer of the Week, the league announced Thursday.
Lowe Finishes T-6th at Elon Invitational
GW sophomore Logan Lowe recorded the best finish of his collegiate career with a T-6th showing at the Elon Phoenix Invitational