HERSHEY, Pa. - Paced by Joe Fucigna's 74, Franklin & Marshall's men's golfers are in fifth place of the 15-team Mid-Atlantic Region Invitational. The University of Rochester is hosting the Sunday-Monday tournament at the Hershey Country Club. Sunday's configuration was a par 73, 6,880-yard course.
Wesley College sits in first place on the strength of Mike Rushin's 71, which leaves him tied for first place with Allegheny's Mike Wolfe at two under. The Wolverines' Andrew Geyer is in a five-way tie for third place with an even par, aiding Wesley in its team 298. That gives Wesley four strokes on St. John Fisher and eight strokes on third place Allegheny. Washington & Jefferson is in fourth place with a 307, three strokes ahead of F&M, which holds a single shot over Susquehanna heading into Monday.
Fucigna was F&M's only golfer in the top 20 through Sunday. Randy Boll and Bryan Hartog each shot a 78 to finish the day tied with four others for 25th at five over. Stephen Colalillo shot an 80 (+7) and is tied for 41st, while Seth Andrie shot an 83 (+10) and is tied for 52nd amongst the 75 competing golfers.
The event wraps up on Monday on a par 71, 7,061-yard course.