Freshman Jack Persons Paces GW Men's Golf With 4-Under 68
Colonials in Tie for Fifth at ODU/Outerbanks Collegiate
Oct. 23, 2011
The Colonials are tied for fifth as a team with
“I am so proud of how Jack finished today,” head coach Terry Shaffer said. “He came through in the clutch and really helped his team out.”
Four of the teams competing at the ODU/Outerbanks Collegiate are ranked in the top-100 men’s college teams, according to Golf Week rankings.
“This was a good first round for us,” Shaffer said. “If we keep shooting this way we will really show everyone what we can do.”
Persons fired an impressive 4-under 68, and senior Martin Liu is three-strokes behind with a 1-over 73 and is tied for 27th place individually. Seniors Andres Pumariega and Brandin Rukin are tied for 42nd with a 3-over 75. Classmate Taylor Fuqua shot a 5-over 77 to tie for 62nd place.
The Colonials return to Kilmarlic Golf Club on Monday morning. Tee off is set for 10 a.m.