ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – 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.
Ben Mitchell and Seiichiro Nakai tied for fourth to pace the Diplomats. Mitchell had rounds of 80 and 73 for a 153, while Nakai turned in a 79 yesterday, before finishing today at 74. St. John Fisher's Colin McGaugh took medalist honors at 150.
Kevin McGloin tied for 12th (78-80) in the 55 player field at The Bridges Golf Club. Justin Lankler had rounds of 83 and 81 for a 164 on the par-72, 6,713-yard course and Ian Murray came in at 172 (83-89).
F&M returns to action on Friday at the two-day Fred Kravetz Invitational at the Oak Hill Country Club.