GW Golf in 24th Through Round 1 of Wendy's Kiawah Classic

Freshman Michael Helton and junior Graham Lawyer both shot a 8-over 79 in Round 1 of the Wendy's Kiawah Classic.

Oct. 28, 2012

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KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The George Washington golf team shot 27-over par 311 through the opening 18 holes of the Wendy’s Kiawah Classic on Sunday, hosted by Charleston Southern University.

The Colonials sit in 24th place through Round 1 and sophomore Jack Persons paces the squad with a 5-over 76 to tie for 60th place at the par-71, 7,701-yard Turtle Point Golf Course.

South Carolina, which is ranked No. 63 in the country by Golfstat, leads the 26-team field with a score of 2-under 284. The Gamecocks’ Caleb Sturgeon and Utah Valley’s Mason Casper are tied for medalist honors out of 135 competitors with equal scores of 3-under 68.

Making his first collegiate appearance, GW freshman Howard Hickey is tied for 70th with a score of 6-over 77. Junior Graham Lawyer and freshman Michael Helton both shot an 8-over 79 and are tied for 94th place. Sophomore Jonathan Dresnick is tied for 122nd with a score 12-over 83.



No. 83 Winthrop (5-over 289) is in second place, No. 81 College of Charleston (6-over 290) is in third and Radford (8-over 292) is in fourth. Western Kentucky (11-over 295) sits in fifth place, followed by Wisconsin (12-over 296) in sixth, Marquette (13-over 297) in seventh, defending champion Campbell (14-over 298) in eighth and Presbyterian (15-over 299) and Connecticut (15-over 299) are tied for ninth.

Host Charleston Southern, High Point, Boise State and Stetson (16-over 300) are tied for 11th, Utah Valley, William & Mary and USC Upstate (18-over 302) are tied for 15th and Bradley (19-over 303) is in 18th. No. 88 Jacksonville State, Francis Marion and Towson (21-over 305) are tied for 19th, Loyola (Md.) (22-over 306) is in 22nd and St. John’s (24-over 308) is in 23rd. The Colonials lead Mount St. Mary’s (31-over 315) in 25th and Atlantic 10 newcomer Butler (33-over 317) in 26th.

GW returns to action on Monday morning. Fans can follow live scoring via Golfstat.

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