March 29, 2008
ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's men's golf team is in third place amongst the 12 competing teams after day one at the McDaniel Spring Invitational. The weekend tournament is being played at The Bridges, a par 72, 6,713-yard course that will serve as the site for this season's Centennial Conference Championships.
F&M turned in a combined 320 and is five strokes behind tournament leader, St. John Fisher at 315. Susquehanna is in second with a 318, followed by F&M, Wesley (325) and McDaniel (327).
F&M has four golfers in he top 15, lead by Randy Boll, who is in a four-way tie for second place having shot a 77 (+5). Chuck Anttonen, Steve Colalillo, and Andrew Woods are involved in the five-way tie for 13th. They each carded an 81 (+9).
St. John Fisher's James Ozzello is the leader at 75 (+3). The golfers battled a steady 17 mph wind throughout the day, leading to the inflated scores. There are 60 players in the field.
The tournament wraps up Sunday morning.