Diplomats Blank Blue Jays in Match Play

Diplomats Blank Blue Jays in Match Play


LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's golf team earned a 5-0 shutout of Elizabethtown in match play on Sunday afternoon at Overlook Golf Course.

Maddy Markmann-Porch paced F&M at the No. 1 matchup, edging the Blue Jays' Helen Rodefeld on the final hole. Markmann-Porch took a two-hole lead on the 15th but saw her lead cut to one on the 16th. The back-and-forth contest saw each competitor draw even on the final two holes as Markmann-Porch hung on for the win. 

Both Lauren Chen and Ember Toth bested their opponents on each of the opening 10 holes to win handily.

Holly Rittmaster was even after the opening two holes before winning nine straight to secure the victory, while Kristen Clair sealed her matchup on the 12th hole.