Guilford captures 12th ODAC title
Second-ranked Quakers have five players among top-14 finishers
CAPE CHARLES, Va. -- Guilford won its record-tying 12th Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Bay Creek Resort. The second-ranked Quakers shot a two-day total of 596 (296, 300) and won their second consecutive title by 19 strokes against second-place Roanoke (310, 305 -- 615). Washington and Lee (315, 307 -- 622) finished third.
With their fifth tournament victory of the season, Guilford earned the ODAC's berth in the NCAA Championships and will be making its league-record 17th NCAA appearance.
Guilford posted the low round both days and placed all five contestants among the top-14 finishers. Nick Shedd and Drew Thompson shared second place at 147. Roanoke's Brandon Ketron won medalist honors at the 40-man tournament with a 74-71-145. The top-six finishers earned all-tournament recognition.
Shedd, the first-round leader playing his second varsity tournament, carded a three-over 75 on Tuesday on the 6,966-yard layout. He shot 72-75-147 and shared second with Thompson, who finished at 73-74-147. Mitch Robinette also carded a 75 on Tuesday and finished in a tie for ninth at 75-77-152.
Noah Ratner and Dusty Roberts, finished 11th and 14th, respectively. Ratner shot 74-79-153 to take 11th, one shot and three places ahead of Roberts (78-76-154).
The tournament was shortened to 36 holes after Sunday's opening round was washed out by heavy rain and high winds.