ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team will carry a 12-stroke lead on the field into Sunday’s final round of the 54-hole Centennial Conference Men’s Golf Championship. Andrew Woods, the individual leader through the first 18 holes, is two strokes off of first place entering Sunday at The Bridges Golf Club.
Woods is one of four F&M golfers in the top ten. He shaved two shots off of his Friday score of 76 to finish the first 36 holes six shots over par. Dickinson’s Tucker Joyce is in first place. He shot 71 on the par 72 course in Saturday’s round – six shots better than his Friday score. His Red Devils are in second place with a combined 636, having added four shots to the team’s cause today.
F&M moved in the other direction. The Diplomats and Devils were tied at 316 heading into Saturday. F&M collectively shaved eight shots this afternoon. No one showed more improvement than Cameron Warner. Warner shot 85 on Friday, finishing in 26th place in the 35-golfer field. On Saturday, Warner carded a 73, matching his career low round and helping him to climb into a three-way tie for sixth place with a score of 158 (+14)
Bryan Hartog trimmed two shots with a 79 on Saturday, leaving him in a four-way tie for tenth place (160/+16). Danny Liebowitz gave back four strokes with an 82 on Saturday to find himself even with Liebowitz. Joe Fucigna also gave back four shots, dropping to 19th overall with a two-round total of 166 (+22)
The Diplomats will try to hold on Sunday to capture their third Centennial title overall, and second in three years.