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GW Golf Takes Home 13th at Donald Ross Intercollegiate

Freshman Carlos Pena tied for 67th place at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate.
Freshman Carlos Pena tied for 67th place at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate.

Oct. 16, 2012

Final Results | @GW_Golf

 – The George Washington golf team finished the Donald Ross Intercollegiate on Tuesday with a three-round score of 61-over par 901 and a 13th-place finish at the par-70 6,718-yard Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club.

After a rain-shortened Round 2 on Monday afternoon in which GW only got through 14 holes, the Colonials wrapped up the remaining four before completing Round 3. The Buff and Blue finished with a combined score of 901 after shooting 292, 302 and 307 in each round, respectively.

Lynn finished first in the 17-team field with a three-round score of 14-over 854. James Madison followed one stroke behind with a 15-over 855 for second place and Wofford finished third with a 20-over 860. High Point (27-over 867) finished fourth, Elon (34-over 874) came in fifth and Presbyterian (36-over 876) finished sixth. Western Carolina (37-over 877) finished seventh, followed by Stetson (39-over 877), Tennessee State (40-over 880), host Appalachian State (47-over 887), Brevard (54-over 894) and Georgetown (60-over 900).

GW finished ahead of Mount St. Mary’s and Longwood (64-over 904), which tied for 14th, Gardner-Webb (66-over 906) in 16th and UNC Pembroke (73-over 913) in 17th.

High Point’s Chase Wilson claimed medalist honors after shooting a 2-under 208. Sophomore Jack Persons was GW’s top finisher as he tied for 27th with a three-round score of 8-over 218. Persons fired a 3-under 67 in Round 1, a 5-over 75 in Round 2 and a 6-over 76 in Round 3.

Freshman Steve Piela finished in a tie for 55th place with a combined score of 17-over 227. Tying for 67th freshman Carlos Pena carded a 21-over 231 through three rounds, and classmate Michael Helton finished in 69th with a three-round total of 22-over 232.



The Colonials head to Powells Point, N.C., on Sunday, Oct. 21 for the three-day Old Dominion/Outer Banks Invitational held at the Kilmarlic Golf Club.

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