2015 Men's Golf Season Review

2015 Men's Golf Season Review

2015 Results | 2015 Statistics

F&M put together the most dominant season in program history in 2015. The Diplomats won nine tournaments, which led the nation among all three divisions, dominated the Centennial Conference (CC) Championship, made their 10th NCAA appearance and placed 17th in the nation. F&M swept all the major awards at the CC Tournament and reset a handful of records along the way. The CC Crown was the seventh for the Diplomats, sixth in the last eight years and marked the program's 13th overall conference championship. F&M took the top spot with a record-breaking 30-stroke victory over McDaniel with a conference record 882 in the three-round tournament.

Robert Svigals '15 earned medalist honors for the second time in his career with a conference record of 219 (76-69-74) to lead the Diplomats at the CC Championship. Daniel Furman '16 and Brad Lankler '17 tied for second in the 35-player field. Furman improved in every round with a total of 224 (78-76-70), while Lankler finished at 224 (80-73-71). All three were named First Team All-CC.

Christopher Gabriele '18 garnered Rookie of the Year accolades with a seventh-place finish on the par-71, 6,763-yard course. The freshman shot 76-73-79 for a three-round total of 228 and Stephen Colodny '17 finished in ninth place at 229 (74-83-72).

Lankler led the Centennial with a 74.0 stroke average and won three tournaments on the year, while finishing in the top-10 in nine events. Svigals averaged 76.3, won two tournament titles and placed in the top five in four events on the year. Furman had a 76.5 average with four top-five performances, while Gabriele (76.5), turned in three top-five finishes, including a tournament title.

Colodny placed third in both F&M Invitationals this season with a 77.4 average. Henry Richards '15 averaged 77.0 and finished in the top-10 in three tournaments, including first at the Messiah Invitational. Following the regular season, multiple players received awards:

Robert Svigals '15

Danniel Furman '16

Brad Lankler '17

Christopher Gabriele '18

Stephen Colodny '17

Andy Tompos