ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Stephen Colodny continued his ascent at the 2016 NCAA Division Men's Golf Tournament. Colodny has moved up the individual leaderboard in every round and finished today tied for first. Franklin & Marshall, however, dropped four spots to 12th after finishing at 320 today with a tournament total of 923 (302-301-320).
Colodny moved up from fifth after firing a two-over 74 for a three-day total of 219. He started out with two birdies in the first three holes, before finding trouble and recording bogeys on four of the next six holes for a three-over 39. Colodny regrouped on the back with three birdies to come in one-under.
Virginia Wesleyan's Evan Cox is tied with Colodny in the field of 80 remaining golfers after yesterday's cut, finishing with a 75 today. Claremont – Mudd – Scripps continues to lead the team standings with an 888 (286-299-303) in the 41-team field.
Brad Lankler is tied for ninth after shooting 77 today for a total of 222. Lankler started out strong with two birdies, before finishing with a 38 on the first nine. He went on to to pick up a 39 on the back of the par-72, 6,662-yard Midvale Country Club Course.
The final round is slated for tomorrow as Colodny will look to become to first NCAA Champion in school history.