GW Golf Takes Home 13th at Donald Ross Intercollegiate
Sophomore Jack Persons Shoots 8-Over 218 as Colonials' Top Finisher
Oct. 16, 2012
Final Results | @GW_Golf
MORGANTON, N.C. – 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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