Franklin & Marshall’s David Iacobucci was named to both the D3baseball.com and the ABCA/Rawlings Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Teams, announced on Tuesday. The honors are each the first of Iacobucci’s career.
Slugging their way through a grueling Centennial Conference (CC) slate of contests, the 2017 Franklin & Marshall baseball team battled for a Playoff spot throughout the year, narrowly missing out on an appearance in the Conference Tournament after being eliminated from contention on the final day of the regular reason.
Five members of Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team were named All-Centennial Conference (CC), announced by the league office on Wednesday. Mike Androconis, Christopher Vincent, Reed Williams and David Iacobucci all landed on the Second Team, while Danny Blugis received Honorable Mention.
Franklin & Marshall's baseball team split with Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition, winning game one by a 6-3 tally before falling in an 18-16 nightcap that saw the teams combine for 45 hits in an offensive marathon.
Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team suffered a 15-5 loss against Hood on Thursday afternoon in non-conference competition. The defeat dropped the Diplomats’ overall record to 19-17-1 on the year while the Blazers improved to 18-17.
An eighth-inning balk broke a scoreless tie and capped off Franklin & Marshall’s dramatic come-from-behind bid with a critical 6-5 victory over Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) competition on Friday at Caplan Field.
With just four Centennial Conference (CC) games remaining in the regular season, Franklin & Marshall finds itself in sixth place with a 6-7-1 CC record. Johns Hopkins (13-1) wrapped up home-field advantage while Ursinus and Gettysburg each hold an 8-6 record. Haverford sits in the fourth and final playoff spot with a 7-6-1 mark, followed by Dickinson at 7-7.
Inclement weather in this week’s forecast has caused changes to Franklin & Marshall’s baseball schedule. The Diplomats’ Centennial Conference (CC) game at Dickinson, originally scheduled for Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., was postponed to Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
Franklin & Marshall fell by an 8-3 score in game one of a Centennial Conference (CC) baseball doubleheader against McDaniel on Saturday before rebounding with a dominant performance from starter Mike Androconis in a 7-0 game two shutout at Caplan Field.
David Iacobucci went 5-for-5 to break the program’s all-time hits record, but Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team succumbed to a ninth-inning rally from Drew, falling by a narrow 5-4 score on Thursday afternoon.
With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, Franklin & Marshall enters Centennial Conference (CC) play this week with a 5-4-1 Conference record (17-12-1 overall), good for fourth place in the standings. Johns Hopkins is in the driver’s seat at 9-1, followed by Ursinus (7-3) and Gettysburg (6-4).
Two runs on three hits in the top of the ninth inning broke a tied score and delivered Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team a 5-3 victory over Centennial Conference (CC)-leading Ursinus on Wednesday afternoon.
The busy month of April swings into full force this week with five games on the slate for Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team. Competition opens with a non-conference matchup against York on Monday. The Spartans have dominated the series of late with wins in 13 of the last 15 meetings. However, F&M came away with a 7-2 win last time out on March 29, 2016.
A Christopher Vincent ninth inning grand slam put the finishing touches on an impressive offensive performance in a dominant 16-7 win for Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team against York on Monday afternoon.
A pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth brought Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team within one before the Diplomats were retired with the winning run at the plate, falling short to Gettysburg by a 7-6 score on Sunday afternoon at Caplan Field.
A 10-run third inning propelled Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team to a 14-8 win in game one against Haverford on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition, before a 5-5 tied game was called at the end of the 12th inning due to darkness.
Franklin & Marshall heads into a key four-game Centennial Conference (CC) week. An away/home split with Gettysburg on Tuesday and Friday opens play before a doubleheader on the road against Haverford on Saturday.
Back-to-back strong performances from Franklin & Marshall’s starting pitchers got the Diplomats off to a torrid Centennial Conference (CC) start with wins of 11-3 and 2-0 against Washington College on Sunday afternoon at Caplan Field.
Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team was upended by Messiah on Thursday afternoon, falling by an 11-4 score in the home opener at Caplan Field. The Diplomats dropped to 11-8 with the defeat while the Falcons improved to 7-9.
Franklin & Marshall’s game against Messiah, originally scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. start on Tuesday at Clipper Magazine Stadium, was postponed due to inclement weather. The game was moved to Caplan Field on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Franklin & Marshall battled but was unable to match the offensive firepower of one of the nation's top teams, falling by scores of 10-5 and 9-1 against No. 17 TCNJ in a non-conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.n.
Franklin & Marshall is set to meet with Elizabethtown on Thursday for the 65th time in a series that dates back to 1947. The Diplomats won last year’s game by a 4-1 score, breaking a five-contest losing streak in the series.