Franklin & Marshall wrestling will ring in the new year with several upcoming events, including the annual David H. Lehman F&M Open on Saturday, Jan. 5 that will cap off an action-packed weekend of wrestling on campus.
With the seventh postseason appearance in the last 10 years and the most wins across a two-year span in program history with 18, Franklin & Marshall football’s continued success in 2018 helped to sustain one of the most successful runs by a Diplomat team. F&M ended its year with an 8-3 record and won its second-straight Centennial-MAC Bowl. Seven Diplomats were named All-Conference and senior defensive end Joe Granahan ’19 reset the Centennial Conference (CC) and F&M career sack records.
For a program with a rich tradition of rewriting the record books, Franklin & Marshall’s men’s soccer team may have outdone itself in 2018 with a feat unmatched by any Centennial Conference (CC) institution.
With two wins in their final three regular-season games of 2018, Franklin & Marshall’s women’s soccer team displayed the program’s enticing potential moving forward. The Diplomats ultimately closed out the year with a 3-12-1 overall record.
Franklin & Marshall’s field hockey team delivered a record-breaking season, resetting four program records while remaining one of the top-ranked teams in Division III in 2018. The Diplomats recorded their sixth-straight NCAA Sweet 16 appearance, finishing the year with a 17-4 overall record, and never fell out of the nation’s top-15 ranking.
Franklin & Marshall’s volleyball program continued its upward trajectory, delivering one of the program’s best season’s in the last decade. The Diplomats earned the program’s ninth NCAA Tournament berth, ending the season with a 23-8 overall record and a perfect 10-0 mark in Centennial Conference (CC) action. F&M’s 11th-straight CC Tournament appearance continued a streak that is unmatched by a Conference opponent.
Consistent free throw shooting helped Franklin & Marshall women's basketball to a 76-67 takedown over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday afternoon. Haley Pilonetallied 15 points to reach 1,000 career points. The senior is the 15th player in program history to reach the milestone.
Franklin & Marshall’s women’s cross country team continued its upward trajectory in its 2018 campaign, tallying two top-5 finishes on the year, as well as a 29th-place showing at the NCAA Mid-East Regionals on Nov. 10.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s cross country team delivered another strong season finishing 31st at the NCAA Mid-East Regional competition on Nov. 10, as well as a top-five finish at the Hood College Invitational on Oct. 13.
Consistent free throw shooting helped Franklin & Marshall women’s basketball to a 76-67 takedown over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday afternoon. Haley Pilone tallied 15 points to reach 1,000 career points. The senior is the 15th player in program history to reach the milestone.
A Les Thomas triple in the final 30 seconds helped deliver Franklin & Marshall a 63-60 over Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats improved to 6-2, 3-1 CC, while the Fords dropped to 3-5, 1-3 CC.
Franklin & Marshall field hockey's Erin Coverdale and Ilianna Santangelo were named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-America Team and Synapse Sports All-America Team this week. Coverdale received First Team distinction on each list for the second year in a row and Santangelo was named to the Second Team for both squads for the first time in her career.
F&M faces Haverford tonight with a massive 80-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 37-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active 10-game winning streak.
F&M holds a decisive 82-25 edge against McDaniel, including a 38-11 mark in CC play and enter the game with a three-game winning streak.
The bleachers surrounding Tylus Field were jam-packed Oct. 20, 2007. Fresh off a defeat at the hands (or perhaps feet) of the Swarthmore Garnet, the Franklin & Marshall College Men’s Soccer team sought to defend its home turf and bounce back after a discouraging overtime loss. After all, it was the squad's first loss of the season, which stained their immaculate 13-0 record.
Franklin & Marshall kicks off the week with the 81stall-time meeting against Centennial Conference (CC) rival, Dickinson. The Diplomats hold a 13-11 record at home against the Red Devils since conference play began.
Franklin & Marshall women’s track and field team opened its indoor season with a strong showing at the Diplomat Open on Saturday. The event featured teams from multiple divisions and was a non-team scoring open.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s track and field team opened the 2018-19 season with a dominant performance at the Diplomat Open. The event featured teams from multiple divisions and was a non-team scoring open
Justin Kupa’s three-pointer as time expired delivered Franklin & Marshall’s men’s basketball team a memorable 53-51 upset win over No. 8 Swarthmore on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.
Franklin & Marshall's No. 17 ranked men's squash team improved the team's winning streak to five straight with a pair of victories at Saturday's Wesleyan Round Robin in Connecticut. The Diplomats (5-1) opened action downing No. 29 Connecticut College by a 7-2 tally before following with a 9-0 triumph over No. 31 Wesleyan.
Franklin & Marshall's No. 21 ranked women's squash team dominated at Saturday's Wesleyan Round Robin in Connecticut, earning the team's first two wins of the season with a 7-2 triumph against No. 27 Connecticut College and following with a convincing 8-1 victory over No. 20 Wesleyan.
A strong first quarter helped Franklin & Marshall to a 47-38 victory over Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Sarah Pisani’s four assists were good to set the program record with 368 in her career, passing Sarah Meisenberg ’09.
Four Diplomats notched double-digit points to help Franklin & Marshall to a 67-53 victory over Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action on Thursday evening. The Diplomats improved to 4-2, 1-1 CC while the Red Devils dropped to 1-5, 1-1 CC.
Franklin & Marshall’s women’s track and field team opens its indoor season hosting the Diplomat Open this Saturday. The Diplomats look to improve on sixth-place finishes at both the Indoor and Outdoor Centennial Conference (CC) Championships a year ago, bringing home five medals in the winter and six in the spring.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s track and field team opens its 2018-19 campaign on Saturday, hosting the annual Diplomat Open. The Diplomats look to continue to improve, taking ninth at Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Championships last year with one podium finish, and ninth at CC Outdoor Champs with four Diplomats medaling.
F&M will host Dickinson for the 187th meeting on Thursday. The Diplomats hold a 113-73 advantage overall and a 38-13 mark in Centennial action against the Red Devils. The Diplomats close out the week at Swarthmore. F&M has won 10 of the last 11 meetings with an overall mark of 77-26 with a 37-5 record in CC play.
Franklin & Marshall’s Erin Coverdale, Melissa Gula, and Ilianna Santangelo were named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region First Team. Coverdale landed on the First Team for the second year in a row while both Gula and Santangelo received All-Region recognition for the first time.