Franklin & Marshall men’s golf earned its third win of the year and second of the spring season on Saturday, winning Rochester’s Fred Kravetz Invitational. The event came down to a tiebreaker, where the Diplomats beat out McDaniel after both teams finished with a score of 617.
Brad Lankler tied for second to lead Franklin & Marshall at the two-day Hershey Cup held on Sunday and Monday. The Diplomats placed third out of 15 teams with a 615 (314-301), while Allegheny College took the team title at 602 (300-302).
Three Diplomats fired a 154 to deliver Franklin & Marshall the team title at the 2017 McDaniel Spring Invitational. F&M finished with a two-round total 622 at the Bridges Golf Club to take first out of 18 teams over the weekend. Rosemont was second at 625 followed by the host, McDaniel, at 630.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team will open the spring portion of its 2017 schedule this weekend at the two-day McDaniel Spring Invitational, taking place at the Bridges Golf Club in Abbottstown. The Diplomats are looking to build off a strong fall campaign and are coming off a year that saw F&M extend its run of continued dominance in the Centennial Conference (CC).
Brad Lankler and Jared Brown both placed in the top-10 to lead their respective teams at the Franklin & Marshall Fall Invitational Monday afternoon. Lankler led the F&M Blue Team to a third place finish at 294 while Brown’s White Team tied for 10th at 308. Rutgers-Camden took the team title at 283 followed by Swarthmore with a 285.
Franklin & Marshall placed three golfers in the top 10 to take the overall team victory on Tuesday at the Ted Keller Memorial Tournament. The Diplomats fired a 304 on day two at Ashland’s Hanover Country Club to finish with an overall score of 601, 15 shots ahead of second-place Bridgewater College.
Franklin & Marshall shaved 17 strokes off its day one total (312) with a 295 to finish third (607) at the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic hosted by McDaniel at the Bridges Golf Club. Kenyon took the team title with a 589 (290-299) while McDaniel came in second in the 13-team tournament at 594 (297-297).
Franklin & Marshall competed at the Gordin Collegiate Classic hosted by Ohio Wesleyan in men’s golf action over the weekend at the Delaware Golf Club. The event was held on Sunday and Monday and featured three rounds, two on Sunday and one on Monday. The Diplomats finished 12th with a total of 910 (294-305-311) while Huntingdon took the team title at 847 (279-272-296).
Brad Lankler and Stephen Colodny both finished in the top-5 to lead Franklin & Marshall to a second-place finish at the Penn State Harrisburg Invitational. The event, contested on Sunday and Monday, featured 13 teams at the Dauphin Highland course and was played over two rounds. F&M put together rounds of 303 and 295 to finish at 598, just five strokes behind the host Nittany Lions who finished at 593 (303-290).
Franklin & Marshall head men's golf coach Andy Tompos was named the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division III Middle Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. The all-region honor is the second consecutive for Tompos and the second Coach of Year Award this season after being named the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year for the fourth time.
Stephen Colodny earned honorable mention on the 2016 Division III PING All-America Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The honor is the first for Colodny and the ninth in program history.
Brad Lankler earned honorable mention and joined teammate Stephen Colodny on the 2016 Division III PING All-America Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Tuesday afternoon. The honor is the second straight for Lankler after earning honorable mention last year and the 10th in program history.
The Franklin & Marshall men’s golf team reached new heights in 2016, further solidifying its position as one of the nation’s top programs. The Diplomats won their third consecutive Centennial Conference (CC) Championship and seventh in nine years, tied for 12th at the NCAA Championships, and placed two individuals in the NCAA top 10 to conclude their banner year.
Stephen Colodny placed fourth and Brad Lankler took sixth to lead the Franklin & Marshall men’s golf team to a 12th place finish at the 2016 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. The team finish is the best for F&M since the tournament extended the field to its current format.
Stephen Colodny continued his ascent at the 2016 NCAA Division Men’s Golf Tournament. Colodny has moved up the individual leaderboard in every round and finished today tied for first. Franklin & Marshall, however, dropped four spots to 12th after finishing at 320 today with a tournament total of 923 (302-301-320).
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler and Stephen Colodny were both named to the Division III PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. It is the second time each player has earned the honor after both made the team in 2015.
Franklin & Marshall moved up two spots to eighth after shooting 301 in the second round of the 2016 Men’s Golf Championship Wednesday. The Diplomats have a two round total of 603 and made the 15-team cut for the first time since the tournament reduced the cut from 21 teams to 15 in 2011. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps continues to lead the 41-team tournament at 585.
Franklin & Marshall shot 302and sits in 10th at the 2016 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. The Diplomats played the par-71, 6,645-yard course Medon Golf Club Course on Tuesday. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps currently led the team field of 41 with a 286.
Franklin & Marshall is set to participate in its sixth-straight NCAA Men’s Golf Tournament at the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships on May 10-13. The four-day, 72-hole event will be held at the Midvale Country Club and Mendon Golf Club, in Rochester, N.Y., and is hosted by St. John Fisher College and the Monroe County Sports Commission.
Franklin & Marshall won an unprecedented eighth Centennial Conference (CC) Championship with a team victory at the three day 2016 CC Championship. The championship crown is the 13th overall for the golf program and the seventh in the last nine years for F&M.
Franklin & Marshall took over the top spot in the team standings after 36 of 54 holes at the 2016 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship Saturday at the Bridges Golf Club. The Diplomats finished at 307 for a two-round total 610 (303-307) while McDaniel and Swarthmore are tied for second at 613 and Gettysburg is fourth with a 621.
Franklin & Marshall is set to defend its Centennial Conference (CC) Title this weekend when the 23rd annual men's golf championship tees off Friday at the Bridges Golf Club in Abbottstown, Pa. F&M enters the three day, 54-hole tournament as the two-time defending champions and is looking for an unprecedented eighth Centennial crown, and seventh in the last nine years.
Franklin & Marshall sit in second place after 18 of 54 holes at the 2016 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship Friday. The Diplomats finished at 303, just two strokes tournament-leader Swarthmore (301). McDaniel is third at 304 and Muhlenberg finished at 314 for the fourth-best score of the day.
Franklin & Marshall finished in a three-way tie for sixth at the 2016 Hershey Cup hosted at the Hershey Country Club East Course. The Diplomats ended with a two-day total 647 (336-311) after improving by 25 strokes on Monday and tied Gettysburg and Washington & Jefferson. Carnegie Mellon took the team title with a 624.
Franklin & Marshall finished with a two-day total of 626 (321-305) and placed sixth at the McDaniel Spring Invitational hosted at the Bridges Golf Course. Gettysburg won the team title with a 598 followed by St. John Fisher (610) and Washington & Jefferson (614).
Franklin & Marshall will open its 2016 schedule tomorrow at the two-day McDaniel Spring Invitational. The Diplomats will look to build off a successful fall schedule and a dominating performance at last year's Centennial Conference (CC) Championship.
On Aug. 27, 2013, Franklin & Marshall College held its annual convocation ceremony for the latest group of incoming first-year students, the Class of 2017. During the ceremony, President Daniel Porterfield urged the campus newcomers to take pride in becoming “growing, developing, learning, human beings.” Minutes later, Rebecca Green ’14 encouraged them “to be here in this new place, and think how you can contribute to this world.”
Brad Lankler was named the Centennial Conference (CC) men’s golf player of the week, announced by the league on Wednesday. Lankler carded rounds of 68 and 67 on his way to totaling a five-under-par 135, good for first place at the Ted Keller Memorial last week. As a team, the Diplomats fired 590 over two days, taking second place. On Monday he placed second with an even par-71 at the F&M Fall Invitational for his fourth top-five finish this fall.