New challengers emerged to attempt and put an end to Franklin & Marshall’s unparalleled Centennial Conference (CC) dominance but were dealt the same fate as past opponents, when the Diplomats won their fourth straight CC Men’s Golf Championship and eighth Crown in the previous 10 years.
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler threatened for an Individual Title at Friday’s final round of the 2017 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship, ending the 72-hole tournament with a 291 total (71-74-72-74) to record the best finish of his career at fifth place.
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler continued his historic run at the 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship by carding a 72 on Thursday, moving to one over through three rounds, a mark that places him tied for first heading into tomorrow’s final day of competition.
Franklin & Marshall’s Stephen Colodny, Brad Lankler, and Ben Mitchell all garnered a spot on the 2017 Division III Ping Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Colodny and Lanker earned the honor for the third straight year, while Mitchell was named to the team for the first time.
Franklin & Marshall’s Stephen Colodny was named a Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The honor is the second consecutive of Colodny’s career.
Franklin & Marshall shaved five strokes off its day one total but narrowly missed out on making the 18-team cut at the 2017 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship, finishing the tournament in 20th place with a 621 (313-308).
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler carded a 71 to tie for fourth place out of 215 competitors in round one of the 2017 NCAA DIII Championship, being held at the par-72, 6,844-yard El Campeon Golf Course in Florida.
Franklin & Marshall is prepared to take part in its fourth-straight NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships this week when the 2017 Tournament opens action on Tuesday. The four-day, 72-hole event will be held at Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. from May 16-19.
Stephen Colodny placed first to lead Franklin & Marshall to an unprecedented ninth Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship on Sunday afternoon. The championship crown is the fourth straight for F&M — 13th overall — and marks the eighth time in the last 10 years the Diplomats have won the championship.
Three golfers are in the top-3 as Franklin & Marshall continues to lead after 36-of-54 holes at the 2017 Men’s Golf Centennial Conference (CC) Championship Saturday at the Bridge Golf Club. The Diplomats struggled on day two, allowing for Swarthmore (598) and Muhlenberg (600) to come within striking distance. The Diplomats have a two-round total of 592 (291-301).
Franklin & Marshall returns to the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships this weekend in search of a third consecutive CC crown. The Diplomats, winners of seven CC Championships in the last nine years and eight CC titles overall, have totaled 13 conference championships including wins from the pre-CC era. The 54-hole event, hosted by McDaniel for the second straight year at The Bridges GC in Abbottstown, Pa., begins on Friday.
Stephen Colodny and Benjamin Mitchell sit on top of the leaderboard after 18 of 54 holes at the 2017 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship on Friday. The Diplomats lead the team standings at 291, 10 strokes in front of Muhlenberg, while Swarthmore is currently third at 303.
Stephen Colodny and Ben Mitchell tied for third to lead Franklin & Marshall to the team championship at the Messiah Falcon Golf Classic held on Sunday and Monday. The Diplomats shaved 17 strokes off their round one total and ended at 607 to win the championship followed by Lebanon Valley at 617 and Messiah along with Stevenson at 630.
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.