Diplomats Upend Sea GullsNo. 4 Franklin & Marshall defeated No. 10 Salisbury 8-4 in women’s lacrosse action Sunday afternoon. The win is the sixth straight as the Diplomats improved to 6-1 while Salisbury dropped to 7-3.
Diplomats Start Spring with McDaniel Invite ChampionshipThree Diplomats fired a 154 to deliver Franklin & Marshall the team title at the 2017 McDaniel Spring Invitational. F&M finished with a two-round total 622 at the Bridges Golf Club to take first out of 18 teams over the weekend. Rosemont was second at 625 followed by the host, McDaniel, at 630.
F&M Falls to No. 21 Mary WashingtonFranklin & Marshall visited Mary Washington on Sunday for nonconference men?s tennis action, dropping a 7-2 decision to the 21st-ranked Eagles.
F&M Third at Little ThreeFranklin and Marshall women's track and field hosted Gettysburg and Dickinson on Saturday afternoon for the Little Three Meet. The Diplomats recorded several victories, including two relays, ultimately finishing third with 88 total points.
Diplomats Dominate Field Events, Secure Second at Little ThreeLogan Lewis and A.J. Bates both captured multiple victories for Franklin and Marshall on Saturday at the Little Three meet, pushing the Diplomats to a second-place finish as a team. F&M totaled 146 points, just 4.5 points back of meet winners Dickinson (150.5).
Diplomats Beat Down BearsFranklin & Marshall men’s tennis hosted Ursinus on Saturday afternoon for its home and Centennial Conference (CC) opener, recording an 8-1 victory over the Bears.
McDaniel Takes Two From F&MFranklin & Marshall visited McDaniel on Saturday afternoon for both teams’ Centennial Conference (CC) opener, dropping a pair of games by scores of 13-5 and 7-0. The Diplomats fell to 2-10, 0-2 CC with the defeats, while the Green Terror improved to 8-8, 2-0 CC.
Diplomats Ease by SwarthmoreNo. 4 Franklin & Marshall defeated Swarthmore 13-5 in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 5-1, 1-0 CC while Swarthmore fell to 5-1, 0-1 CC.
Diplomats Cruise in CC OpenerIn their home and Centennial Conference (CC) opener, Franklin & Marshall’s women’s tennis team put on a show, sweeping Ursinus by a 9-0 score on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Tennis Center.
Diplomats Swept by No. 17 TCNJFranklin & Marshall battled but was unable to match the offensive firepower of one of the nation's top teams, falling by scores of 10-5 and 9-1 against No. 17 TCNJ in a non-conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.n.
Varsity 8+ Boat Secures Fourth in Grand FinalFranklin & Marshall’s women's First Varsity 8+ boat registered a fourth-place finish out of 13 total competitors on Saturday at the 35th Memorial Murphy Cup Regatta on the Schuylkill River. Three boats competed in the event for the Diplomats.
Diplomats Continue Spring at Murphy CupA pair of Varsity 8+ boats took to the water for Franklin & Marshall’s men’s rowing team on Saturday at the 35th Memorial Murphy Cup Regatta on the Schuylkill River.
Rogers Leads F&M Past GarnetSean Rogers tallied seven goals and handed out an assist to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 15-9 victory over Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats picked up their fifth-straight win and improved to 5-2, 1-0 CC while the Garnet fell to 5-3, 0-1 CC.
F&M Visits McDaniel for CC OpenerFranklin & Marshall visits McDaniel for the Centennial Conference (CC) openers for both teams. The Green Terror own a 48-22 edge in the previous 70 meetings between the schools, and have won four straight against the Diplomats dating back to 2014.
F&M Opens CC Action By Visiting SwarthmoreFranklin & Marshall opens Centennial Conference (CC) play on Saturday, visiting Swarthmore in the only game of the week. The Diplomats own a 43-15 advantage in the all-time series, and have beaten the Garnet in six straight contests dating back to 2009.
F&M Holds Off Late Elizabethtown RallyFranklin & Marshall’s baseball team held off an Elizabethtown rally to down the Blue Jays by a 5-3 score in non-conference competition on Thursday afternoon.
2017 F&M Men’s Golf Season PreviewFranklin & Marshall’s men’s golf team will open the spring portion of its 2017 schedule this weekend at the two-day McDaniel Spring Invitational, taking place at the Bridges Golf Club in Abbottstown. The Diplomats are looking to build off a strong fall campaign and are coming off a year that saw F&M extend its run of continued dominance in the Centennial Conference (CC).
Diplomats Travel to Face Etown, No. 17 TCNJFranklin & Marshall is set to meet with Elizabethtown on Thursday for the 65th time in a series that dates back to 1947. The Diplomats won last year’s game by a 4-1 score, breaking a five-contest losing streak in the series.
Season in Review: 2016-17 F&M WrestlingA young Franklin & Marshall wrestling lineup gained valuable experience through a grueling dual meet schedule that saw the Diplomats face some of the toughest competition the nation had to offer. When the season came to a close, F&M garnered several significant wins to finish with a 4-9 overall record.
Baseball Game Moved to ElizabethtownFranklin & Marshall’s non-conference baseball game against Elizabethtown, originally set to take place in Lancaster on Thursday at 4:00 p.m., was moved to Elizabethtown’s campus due to poor field conditions.
Season in Review: 2016-17 Men’s BasketballA slow start to Centennial Conference (CC) play for an injury-riddled Franklin & Marshall squad saw the Diplomats valiantly rebound to win 11 out of their final 13 CC contests and make the program’s 20th tournament appearance over the 24-year history of the Conference. The Diplomats rose to the occasion throughout the 2016-17 season and finished the year with an 18-8, 12-6 CC record.
Daley Lands on D3baseball.com Team of the WeekFranklin & Marshall's Tyler Daley earned a spot on the D3basbeall.com Team of the Week, a weekly honor roll that recognizes performers at each position from the previous week. The accolade is the first of his career.
Season In Review: 2016-17 Women's BasketballAn 11-14 overall record, highlighted by a dramatic, come-from-behind victory over No. 20 NYU on Dec. 30, highlighted a continuation of the Franklin & Marshall women’s basketball program’s upward trajectory in 2016-17. The Diplomats finished the year with a 9-11 record in the Centennial Conference and remained in the conversation for the CC Playoffs into February, almost doubling last season’s win total and marking the third consecutive year that the team bettered its record from the previous season.
Rose Named CC POTWFranklin & Marshall faceoff specialist Andrew Rose was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for men’s lacrosse announced on Monday. The honor is the first for Rose and the fourth for a member of the F&M lacrosse team.
Daley Earns CC Player of the Week HonorFranklin & Marshall’s Tyler Daley was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Baseball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the second of Daley’s career and the first for a Diplomat this season.
Rummelsburg Named CC Tennis POTWFranklin & Marshall’s C.J. Rummelsburg was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for women’s tennis, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor was the second of Rummelsburg’s career and the first for a member of the Diplomats this season.
Thursday's York Doubleheader PostponedFranklin & Marshall softball's doubleheader against York, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. It has been rescheduled for next Thursday, March 30.
Diplomats Win Seven Events at Mary Washington OpenerSeven event victories and several other top performances led Franklin and Marshall women’s track and field to a strong showing on Saturday at the Mary Washington Opener. The event did not feature team scoring.
Iacobucci, Diplomats Down D’YouvilleDavid Iacobucci went a perfect 5-for-5 to help Franklin & Marshall's baseball team put the finishing touches on its Florida Spring Break trip with a commanding 17-2 bashing of D'Youville on Sunday afternoon.
Baseball Earns Split Against CentralFranklin & Marshall’s baseball team registered a 1-1 split against Central (Iowa) on Saturday afternoon by suffering a 2-0 loss in the opener and rebounding with a 12-5 decision in the nightcap.
Diplomats Edge Blue JaysTwo goals in a two-minute span in the fourth quarter lifted Franklin & Marshall to an 11-10 victory over Elizabethtown in men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. The win is the fourth straight for F&M as the Diplomats improved to 4-2 while the Blue Jays dropped to 4-3.
DAC Chair Al Ingraham '72 Announces $10,000 Gift MatchDiplomat Athletic Club Chair Al Ingraham '72 will match each gift starting today, $1 for $1, for the next $10,000 in gifts. Your gifts can be designated to support the sport of your choice, and the matching dollars will support the Athletics Excellence Fund. (The Athletics Excellence Fund supports all 27 varsity teams at F&M.)
Androconis K’s 13 as Diplomats Win AgainMike Androconis struck out a career-high 13 batters as Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team improved to a perfect 7-0 on its Florida Spring Break trip with a 7-3 win against Gordon on Friday.