Colodny Tied for First; Diplomats 12th at NCAA Championship

Colodny Tied for First; Diplomats 12th at NCAA Championship

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. 

Daniel Furman is tied for 69th (239) in the 210 player field with an 11-over 83 in today's round. Jon Meissner shot an 86 while Jon Granville came in at 91. 

The final round is slated for tomorrow as Colodny will look to become to first NCAA Champion in school history.