Franklin & Marshall’s women’s track and field team delivered an impressive day on Saturday with competitors at the All-American Meet, hosted by East Stroudsburg and the Mason Dixon Meet, hosted by Gettysburg.
No. 4 Franklin & Marshall jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and never looked back en route to a 13-6 win over No. 24 Washington in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 12-3, 7-0 CC, while Washington fell to 11-4, 6-1 CC.
A barrage of runs in a dominant offensive performance led to a decisive 22-4 win for Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team over Haverford in game one on Saturday, before starting pitcher Jonathan Cole struck out 14 in the nightcap for the 3-1 Diplomat victory.
Kevin Mollihan exploded for 10 points with five goals and five assists to lead Franklin & Marshall to an 18-10 win over Washington in Centennial Conference (CC) action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 10-4, 5-1 CC, while the Shoremen fell to 6-8, 3-3 CC.
Franklin & Marshall’s offense came alive for a 2-0 sweep against Muhlenberg in Centennial Conference (CC) softball action on Thursday afternoon. F&M took the first game with an 8-0 shutout before taking the second game by a 4-1 score.
No. 4 Franklin & Marshall cruised to a 16-3 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats improved to 11-3, 6-0 CC, while the Green Terror fell to 5-7, 1-4 CC.
F&M has a commanding lead in both the series with McDaniel and with Washington. The Diplomats are 15-3-1 on the road against McDaniel, and have not lost a matchup against Washington in Maryland since 1999.
Franklin & Marshall starter Jonathan Cole collected this third straight weekly accolade by being recognized as an Honorable Mention selection for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) National Pitcher of the Week award.
Franklin & Marshall’s softball team split a doubleheader against Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Tuesday afternoon. F&M dropped the first game 8-1 but bounced back to take the second game by a 4-1 score.
Franklin & Marshall starting pitcher Jonathan Cole was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week, announced on Tuesday. The accolade was the first of Cole’s career and the first by a member of the Diplomats this season.
In the longest-running series against an opponent for the Diplomats, now spanning 120 plus years and 176 contests, the Gettysburg Bullets hold a 111-64-1 all-time edge. However, the battle has been much closer in recent years with F&M leading by a 7-5 margin since the 2012 season.
Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the second of the year for a Diplomat pitcher, and the second of Cole’s career after earning the distinction in March 2018.
The Franklin & Marshall Diplomats claimed their best Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) finish since 2016 and sent a wrestler to the NCAA Division I Tournament for the third time in the last four years to highlight their 2018-19 campaign.
Franklin & Marshall shaved off 23 strokes to make a strong push on the final day and finished second at the Rosemont Invitation hosted on Saturday and Sunday. F&M ended at 603 (313-290), while Gettysburg took the team title at 584. The Bullet’s Danny Harcourt won medalist honors with an eight-under 136.