HARRISBURG, Pa. – Brad Lankler and Stephen Colodny both finished in the top-5 to lead Franklin & Marshall to a second-place finish at the Penn State Harrisburg Invitational. The event, contested on Sunday and Monday, featured 13 teams at the Dauphin Highland course and was played over two rounds. F&M put together rounds of 303 and 295 to finish at 598, just five strokes behind the host Nittany Lions who finished at 593 (303-290).
Lankler was consistent on both days with a 72 in each round. He placed third with a 144 while Gettysburg's Danny Harcourt took medalist honors at 140. Colodny tied for fifth after shaving two off his day one score of 74 and ended with a 146.
Justin Lankler tied for 19th in his collegiate debut with rounds of 79 and 74 in the 61-player field. Also making their collegiate debuts were Seiichiro Nakai and Kevin McGloin. Nakai fired rounds of 78 and 77 and tied for 23rd to figure into the team standings while McGloin finished at 161 (84-77).
F&M returns to action next Sunday at the Gordin Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio.