An electric offense led Franklin & Marshall’s 2019 men’s lacrosse team to its sixth Centennial Conference (CC) Playoff appearance in the last seven seasons, a consistent ranking within the nation’s top-20, and second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years.
Five members of Franklin & Marshall's men's lacrosse team earned a spot on the 2019 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America Team, announced on Friday. Luke Keating and Tommy O'Connor were named to the Third Team. Kevin Mollihan, George Briggs, and Jarrett Donaghy all received Honorable Mention.
Stevenson used a 6-0 fourth-quarter spurt to erase a 7-5 deficit and defeat No. 14 Franklin & Marshall 12-9 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Diplomats season comes to end at 12-6, while the Mustangs (13-7) will advance to the third round.
Eight members of the Franklin & Marshall men's lacrosse team were named to the 2019 All-Centennial Conference (CC) Team, announced by the league office on Wednesday. Luke Keating, Kevin Mollihan, Jarrett Donaghy all earned First Team honors, George Briggs and Ellis Llewellyn landed on the Second Team, while A.J. Rigsby and Jack Beatty received Honorable Mention. The eight selections are tied for the most in the Todd Cavallaro tenure.
The Diplomats received one of eight pool-c at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament after ending the regular season with a 12-5 record. F&M won the Centennial regular season and earned the top seed in the CC Tournament before falling to eventual champions Ursinus.
No. 14 Ursinus closed out the game with three unanswered goals to defeat No. 13 Franklin & Marshall 12-11 in the semifinal of the 2019 Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Wednesday evening. The Bears improved to 12-3 and will face Gettysburg in the Championship game on Saturday, while the Diplomats fell to 12-5.
The Diplomats host Ursinus for the 20th time with an 11-8 mark, including wins in two of the last three games. Ursinus and F&M have met in the playoffs once before, a 15-12 semifinal victory for the Bears in 2016.
Franklin & Marshall secured the top-seed next week’s Centennial Conference (CC) Championship with a 16-5 win over Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon at Shadek Stadium. The Diplomats improved to 12-4, 7-1 CC, while the Mules fell to 10-6, 3-5 CC.
Franklin & Marshall and Gettysburg sit tied atop the Centennial Conference (CC) standings at 5-1, with F&M holding the tiebreaker over the Bullets. Ursinus and Dickinson follow at 4-2, with the two teams facing each other over the final weekend of the regular season. With a win against Dickinson on Wednesday, F&M will clinch its fourth-straight CC Tournament appearance.
Franklin & Marshall withstood a late fourth-quarter surge to defeat Dickinson 15-13 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s lacrosse action. The win secures a spot in the CC Playoffs as F&M improved to 11-4, 6-1 CC. The Red Devils fell to 10-5, 4-3 CC.
Franklin & Marshall's Kevin Mollihan was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Week for men's lacrosse, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the first for Mollihan and the second for a member of the F&M team this season.
Kevin Mollihan exploded for 10 points with five goals and five assists to lead Franklin & Marshall to an 18-10 win over Washington in Centennial Conference (CC) action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 10-4, 5-1 CC, while the Shoremen fell to 6-8, 3-3 CC.
No. 10 Ursinus erased a five-goal halftime deficit to defeat No. 15 Franklin & Marshall 16-15 in overtime in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats dropped to 9-4, 4-1 CC, while the Bears improved to 10-1, 4-1 CC.
F&M takes on McDaniel for the 85th time with a 49-35 mark, including wins in the previous six seasons. The Diplomats host Ursinus on Saturday for the 19th time with an 11-7 mark, including wins in the last two seasons.
Franklin & Marshall got the job done with a 19-9 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's lacrosse action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats improved to 9-3, 4-0 CC with the win, while the Green Terror fell to 2-11, 0-5 CC.
Luke Keating scored seven goals and handed out three assists to lead No. 19 Franklin & Marshall to an 18-12 win over Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. F&M improved to 7-3, 3-0 CC, while the Fords fell to 3-7, 1-2 CC.
F&M battles Gettysburg for the 65th time on Wednesday with the Bullets holding a 40-24 series edge. However, the Diplomats have won two of the previous three meetings. F&M hosts Haverford on Saturday and faces the Fords for the 33rd time, holding a 22-10 edge.
No. 19 Franklin & Marshall delivered a convincing 13-8 upset of No. 7 Gettysburg Wednesday evening in men's lacrosse action. The Diplomats improved to 6-3, 2-0 CC, while the Bullets fell to 7-3, 1-1 CC.
Franklin & Marshall's Tommy O'Connor was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for men's lacrosse, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is first for O'Connor and for a member of the F&M team this season.
Franklin & Marshall outscored Swarthmore 12-2 in the second half to give the Diplomats a 17-7 victory over Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s lacrosse action. F&M improved to 5-3, 1-0 CC, while the Garnet fell to 7-1, 0-1 CC.
F&M holds a 46-16 advantage in the long-running series against Swarthmore, and currently holds a 10-game winning streak dating back to 2010. The series began in 1947 and became a yearly occurrence in 1962. Swarthmore was undefeated against the Diplomats until 1969, when the Diplomats turned it around with a 13-game winning streak running until 1982.
Franklin & Marshall’s No. 14 ranked men’s lacrosse team battled throughout but eventually fell in a tough 15-12 loss to No. 10 Denison on the final day of the 2019 Mustang Classic, hosted by Stevenson.