Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Varsity golf wins vs. Trinity Episcopal

The #3 Tigers took on #2 Trinity Episcopal in the cold, driving rain today and defeated the Titans 141-150. 

Senior Andrew Jacobs led Woodberry with a 34 (-1). Captain Woodson Smith shot 35 (E), while Jack Stein ‘19 & Luke McNabb ‘20 had 36 (+1). The one over par team score is the lowest of the season, bettering the 142 total from Friday vs. #1 St. Christopher’s. 

Woodberry raises its record to 6-2, 4-0 in the Prep League. The Tigers play Collegiate at home Friday

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Varsity golf defeats #1 St. Chris; B team also wins

Playing its best golf of the season, the #3 Tigers shot 142 (+2) to defeat #1 and defending state champion St. Christopher's by five shots.

Fourth former Luke McNabb was the medalist with a 34 (-1), followed by third former Benny Haggin and senior Woodson Smith 35 (E). Senior Andrew Jacobs and fifth former Jack Stein both shot 38 (+3). Crawford Humphreys rounded out the WFS squad with a 41 (+6).

With the win, the Tigers improved to 5-2 overall and 3-0 in the Prep League. They next play #1 Trinity Episcopal here  on Tuesday.

In the B match, Woodberry Forest cruised by St. Christopher's 165-180. Fourth former Jack Malone was the medalist with a 38 (+3). Third former Owen Ramee shot 40 (+5), while fourth formers Hughes Edwards shot 43 (+8) and Miller King shot 44 (+9) to round out the team score.  The other scores for the Tigers were Meade Seay 46 (+11) and Alex Forward 54 (+19).

The B team remains undefeated (3-0) and next plays Collegiate at home on Friday.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Varsity golf narrowly loses to Georgetown Prep

Playing in difficult conditions--wind and cold temperatures, the Tigers lost by a single stroke, 208-209, to Georgetown Prep on April 17, 2018, at Lakewood CC in Rockville, MD.  Senior Andrew Jacobs was low with a 40 (+4), followed by Luke McNabb '20 with a 41 (+5). The other Woodberry players scoring were Woodson Smith '18 and Jack Stein '19 with 42 (+6), and Benny Haggin '21 and Trip Law '21 with 44 (+8). Crawford Humphreys '18 (45) and Owen Ramee '21 (48) rounded out the Tiger squad.

The Tigers fall to 4-2 and host current VISAA #1 St. Chris on Friday.

Varsity golf defeats Benedictine

The Tigers traveled to Richmond and Hunting Hawk GC, where they defeated the Cadets, 157 to 172. Senior captain Woodson Smith fired a 38 (+1) to lead Woodberry. Also scoring for the Tigers were Benny Haggin '21 39 (+2),while Andrew Jacobs'18, Jack Stein '19, and Tripp Law '21 all shot 40 (+3). Owen Ramee fired a 43 (+6).

Woodberry improves to 4-1 on the season and next plays at Georgetown Prep on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Varsity golf defeats EHS

The Tigers traveled to Alexandria and bested the Maroon 188-225 in the annual rivalry match. Senior Andrew Jacobs and Tripp Law '21 were co-medalists with 36's (+1). Benny Haggin '21 fired a 37 (+2), Jack Stein '19 carded a  scoring 39 (+4), and Owen Ramee '21 rounded out the scoring with a 40 (+5) on the tough Mount Vernon CC track. 

The victory marks Woodberry's sixth in a row again Episcopal. Since 1986, the Tigers holds a 23-5 advantage.

Woodberry now improves its record to 3-1 on the season. The golfers travel to Richmond Friday to face Benedictine.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Varsity A & B golf win

The Varsity A & B golfers won their matches vs. St. Anne's-Belfield on April 7, 2018. The A Tigers bested the Saints 158-173. Senior Andrew Jacobs was the medalist with a 37 (+2). Third former Tripp Law shot 39 (+4), and junior Jack Stein and third former Benny Haggin both shot 41's (+6). With the win, Woodberry improves to 2-1, 2-0 in the Prep League.

In the B match, Woodberry cruised to a 164-193 win. Third former Meade Seay was the medalist with a 40 (+5). Joining Seay were fifth former Matthew Durham and third former Owen Ramee with a pair of 41's (+6). Fourth former Hughes Edwards completed the team scoring with a 42 (+7).

The Tigers play Episcopal on Tuesday, April 10, at Mount Vernon CC.

View Photos from the match.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Varsity golf loses to British Swifts

On Saturday March 31, the British Swifts golf team made their biennial visit to Woodberry Forest and came away with a 373-388 victory at Keswick Hall GC, hosted by John McAlister '94.  Senior Andrew Jacobs led the Tigers with a 73 (+1). After the match, the eight students and two chaperones had a barbecue dinner at the Hogans and spent the night with various hosts on campus and in Orange. They concluded their visit to VA with a home cooked breakfast the next morning to send them onto Columbia CC, their next stop on their two-week tour. 

Senior Woodson Smith traveled to the UK last summer as part of the American Swifts team, the sixth Woodberry golfer to do so. Coach Hogan traveled as a chaperone in 2013 and again in 2015 along with JV golf coach John Amos. Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the first Swifts tour.