Franklin & Marshall continued its unprecedented dominance after securing its fifth straight Centennial Conference Men's Golf Title and ninth title in the previous 11 years. The championship was the 15th overall Conference Championship in program history as the Diplomats earned their 13th NCAA appearance, finishing in 28th place out of 42 teams.
Franklin & Marshall's Ben Mitchell and Justin Lankler garnered a spot on the 2018 Division III Ping Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Mitchell was named to the team for the second year in a row while Lankler earned the honor for the first time.
Franklin & Marshall ended with a two-round total of 621 (308-313) and finished 28th at the 2018 NCAA Men's Golf Tournament held at the Grandover Resort. The Diplomats missed the 18-team cut as their season comes to a close. Guilford leads the tournament of 42 teams with a 578.
Storms forced the suspension of Monday’s opening round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships Tuesday. Roughly half of the 217 contestants completed the first 18 holes before thunder and lightning suspended play at 4:30 p.m. at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center. Franklin & Marshall's five were on holes 9-11 when the action was halted.
Franklin & Marshall is tied for 24th after the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Golf Tournament, held at the Grandover Resort on the par-72, 3,690-yard East Course. Rain halted yesterday's action and the Diplomats finished off round one earlier this morning. F&M will resume round two today at 11:00 a.m. on the West Course. After today's round, the field will be cut down to the top-18 teams.
Franklin & Marshall is set for its fifth-straight NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship this week when the 2018 Tournament opens tomorrow. The four-round, 72-hole event is held at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. from May 15-18.
Ben Mitchell placed first to lead Franklin & Marshall to its fifth consecutive Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship on Sunday afternoon. The championship crown is the 10th CC Title for F&M – 15th overall – and marks the ninth time in the last 11 years the Diplomats have won the championship.
Franklin & Marshall and Ben Mitchell remain at the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the 2018 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship. The Diplomats finished the day at 295 and head into the final round with a 581, 13 strokes ahead of McDaniel (594).
Three Diplomats placed in the top-5 to lead Franklin & Marshall to first place in the first round of the 2018 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Golf Championship. The Diplomats finished at 286, 13 strokes ahead of McDaniel and Dickinson (299).
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team returns to the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships this weekend after winning its third consecutive title last season. The Diplomats, winners of eight CC Championships in the last 10 years and nine CC titles overall, have totaled 14 conference championships including wins from the pre-CC era. The 54-hole event, hosted by Muhlenberg at the Brookside Country Club in Macungie, Pa., begins on Friday.
Franklin & Marshall tied York (Pa.) for first -- but lost in the tiebreaker -- and finished second at the McDaniel Spring Invitational. The Diplomats shaved 12 strokes off their first round 320 and tied York at 628. The tiebreak came down to the team’s five-player total in the second round and the Spartans edged F&M 387-397 for the team title.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team tied for fifth at the Hershey Cup, hosted by Rochester. The second round of the event was canceled due to inclement weather, leaving the first round scores as the final scores. The Diplomats finished with a total of 311. Kenyon took the top spot with 299.
Ian Murray and Drew O’Hern both finished in the top-five to lead their respective teams at the Franklin & Marshall Fall Invitational Monday afternoon. Murray led the F&M Blue team, but it was Seiichiro Nakai’s 84 that broke the tie with Rutgers-Camden at 307. F&M’s White team finished sixth with a total score of 320.
Ben Mitchell finished third to help Franklin & Marshall to a second-place finish at the Ted Keller Memorial Tournament. The two-day invite was hosted by Randolph-Macon at the Hanover Country Club. Gettysburg came in first with 595 (299-296). F&M finished with a total score of 597 with rounds of 299 and 298.
Justin Lankler tied for second to lead Franklin & Marshall to a third-place finish at the Mason-Dixon Classic. The two-day tournament was hosted by McDaniel at the Bridges Golf Club. McDaniel took first at 606 (306-300) followed by St. John Fisher with a 614 (318-296). The Diplomats ended in a tie with Denison at third with rounds of 311 and 305 for a 616 total.
Franklin & Marshall's men's golf team secured first place in team stroke play at Saturday's Montgomery Cup, hosted by Rosemont at the Downingtown Country Club, to qualify as the top seed out of four advancing teams for Sunday's match play portion of the tournament. The Diplomats were edged out by Farmingdale State in the Semifinal Round to close out competition at the event.
Ben Mitchell led Franklin & Marshall to a third-place finish out of 16 teams at Penn State Harrisburg Invitational over the weekend. The two-day tournament was played on the par-71, 6,420 Country Club of Harrisburg Course. McDaniel took the team title at 588 (296-292), followed by York with rounds of 302-303 for a 605. The Diplomats ended with a 610 after finishing with a 304 on day one and adding two strokes today for a 306.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team was recognized by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) with a place on the 2017 All-Academic Team. The Diplomats were one of just two Centennial Conference (CC) schools, with Swarthmore also garnering the honor, to earn a spot on the list.
New challengers emerged to attempt and put an end to Franklin & Marshall’s unparalleled Centennial Conference (CC) dominance but were dealt the same fate as past opponents, when the Diplomats won their fourth straight CC Men’s Golf Championship and eighth Crown in the previous 10 years.
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler threatened for an Individual Title at Friday’s final round of the 2017 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship, ending the 72-hole tournament with a 291 total (71-74-72-74) to record the best finish of his career at fifth place.
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler continued his historic run at the 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship by carding a 72 on Thursday, moving to one over through three rounds, a mark that places him tied for first heading into tomorrow’s final day of competition.
Franklin & Marshall’s Stephen Colodny, Brad Lankler, and Ben Mitchell all garnered a spot on the 2017 Division III Ping Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Colodny and Lanker earned the honor for the third straight year, while Mitchell was named to the team for the first time.
Franklin & Marshall’s Stephen Colodny was named a Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The honor is the second consecutive of Colodny’s career.
Franklin & Marshall shaved five strokes off its day one total but narrowly missed out on making the 18-team cut at the 2017 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship, finishing the tournament in 20th place with a 621 (313-308).
Franklin & Marshall’s Brad Lankler carded a 71 to tie for fourth place out of 215 competitors in round one of the 2017 NCAA DIII Championship, being held at the par-72, 6,844-yard El Campeon Golf Course in Florida.