Student-athletes often have peaks and valleys in their collegiate careers and never has that been more evident than for Franklin & Marshall College baseball stalwart Dan Marano ’19, who left a remarkable legacy despite disappointing downtime.
A strong finish to the spring season allowed Franklin & Marshall to secure a 60th-place finish out of 442 Division III institutions in the 2018-19 final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. The Diplomats eclipsed 300 points for the fifth straight year after totaling 302.
Three members of the Franklin & Marshall women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWCLA) All-America Team announced Monday. Maggie Hanzsche was named to the First Team while Megan Jackson and Emily Kitchin earned spots on the Second Team. The honor is the second of Hanzsche and the first for Jackson and Kitchin.
Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole and Jack Buckley each landed on the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region Teams. Cole earned a place on the First Team, while Buckley was announced as a Third Team selection.
Franklin & Marshall’s women’s track and field team delivered a dominant 2019 campaign that saw three program records broken and a Diplomat return to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2017.
Franklin & Marshall men’s track and field concluded its 2019 season by finishing ninth at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships from May 3-5 and competing at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships from May 15-16.
Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole was named to the D3baseball.com 2019 All-America Second Team, announced on Tuesday. The honor is the first of Cole’s career as the standout righty became the program’s first All-American since Tim Sheridan in 1995.
Franklin & Marshall’s Maddie Hughes was named to the 2019 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association 2019 Senior All-Star Team. The Diplomats’ senior midfielder was one of only 44 student-athletes in Division III to earn the honor and will compete for the North Team on Saturday, June 1st on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md.
Although the most-prolific stretch of dominance in Centennial Conference (CC) history, which saw Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team claim five-consecutive Championships from 2014-18, came to a close in 2019, the Diplomats provided plenty of memorable team and individual finishes on their way to another successful campaign.
Franklin & Marshall's Rachel Wylie placed 19th in the 400-meter hurdles on Thursday at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute. She fell shy of the nine qualifying positions that advanced to Saturday's final.
Franklin & Marshall women’s rowing displayed steady improvement throughout the 2018-19 season. The Varsity 8+ boat strung together a series of first-place finishes late in the spring and once again proved to be a top competitor at the annual Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships in late April.
Competing against the nation’s top programs in 2018-19, Franklin & Marshall’s men’s rowing team continuously arose to the occasion. The Diplomats tallied their highest-ever point total at the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships in late April and followed with an impressive showing at the 81st Dad Vail Regatta in early May.
Five members of Franklin & Marshall's men's lacrosse team earned a spot on the 2019 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America Team, announced on Friday. Luke Keating and Tommy O'Connor were named to the Third Team. Kevin Mollihan, George Briggs, and Jarrett Donaghy all received Honorable Mention.
Franklin & Marshall softball finished up its 2019 campaign in the playoff hunt until the final week of the regular season, ending the year with a 15-19 overall record with a 7-9 mark in Centennial Conference (CC) play.
Franklin & Marshall men’s tennis delivered another strong campaign in 2019, remaining one of the top teams in the Centennial Conference (CC), earning the program’s 10th-straight Tournament appearance after finishing the year with an 8-9, 5-4 CC record.
Franklin & Marshall women’s tennis continued a pair of streaks in 2019 to highlight another successful season for the program as the Diplomats notched their sixth straight winning record in Centennial Conference (CC) competition, and earned a trip to the CC Tournament for the sixth consecutive year.
Four members of Franklin & Marshall's women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWCLA) All-Metro Region Team, announced Monday. Maggie Hanzsche, Megan Jackson, and Emily Kitchin were named to the First Team while Ally Marino was named to the Second Team.
Franklin & Marshall’s Rachel Wylie qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, returning to the event after competing in 2017. Wylie will compete in the 400-meter hurdles when the Championships begin on Thursday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
No. 5 Franklin & Marshall dropped a 16-4 contest to No. 3 Middlebury in NCAA women’s lacrosse action on Sunday afternoon. The Diplomats season ended with a 17-5 record and the program’s second-straight Elite 8 appearance.
No. 5 Franklin & Marshall came away with a 19-7 victory over Illinois Wesleyan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats will take on host Middlebury tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.
Franklin & Marshall swimmers Anna Hess and Jonathon Sinton were named to CoSIDA's 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large Teams, announced on Thursday. The honor is the first for both Hess and Sinton and advances them to the Academic All-America ballot, with first- and second-team honorees set to be named in June.