Season in Review: 2016 Men's Outdoor Track & FieldThe Franklin & Marshall men’s track and field team put together another successful season in 2016, tallying 77 points to place third at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships for the second consecutive season. The Diplomats grabbed eight medals to equal their haul from the 2015 championships, earning three gold medals, four silvers, and one bronze on the weekend.
F&M Wraps Up ECAC ActionFranklin & Marshall recorded three top-10 finishes to conclude action at day two of the ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. The F&M men finished with 13 total points, while the Diplomat women tallied 5.5.
Six Diplomats in Action at Day One of ECAC ChampionshipsFranklin & Marshall opened competition at the 2016 ECAC Track and Field Championships on Wednesday at Westfield State University, with four men and two women taking the stage for the Diplomats. After day one the men have three points, while the women tallied 3.5.
Seven Medals Push F&M to Third Place at CC ChampionshipsFranklin & Marshall won seven medals at the third and final day of the Centennial Conference Track and Field Championships on Sunday, moving all the way into third place overall. The Diplomats scored 69 points on Sunday to total 77 points on the weekend, marking the second consecutive year that F&M took third at the conference championships. Johns Hopkins took the team title with 222 points.
F&M Sets Stage for Big Sunday at Day Two of CC ChampionshipsFranklin & Marshall’s men’s track team opened competition at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships on Saturday, turning in several high-qualifying performances to set the stage for a big day three tomorrow. The Diplomats ended the day in eighth place with eight points, put appear ready to jump up the standings on Sunday.
Diplomats Set for CC ChampionshipsFranklin & Marshall heads to Carlisle on Friday for day one of the Centennial Conference (CC) Track and Field Championships. The three-day meet, hosted by Dickinson, kicks off at 1:00 p.m. on Friday with the pole vault, decathlon, and 10,000-meter run. On Saturday, competition will begin at 8:45 a.m. and Sunday’s scheduled start time is 11:00 a.m.
F&M Travels to ShippensburgThe Franklin & Marshall men’s track team visited Shippensburg on Saturday for the Paul Kaiser Classic. The meet, featuring teams from Divisions II and III, served as a final tune-up for the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships, which begin on Friday.
Lewis 15th at Penn RelaysFranklin & Marshall’s Logan Lewis represented the Diplomats at the 122nd Penn Relays on Saturday, competing in the college division shot put. The sophomore marked a heave of 15.92 meters to take 15th out of 42 in a field composed primarily of Division I schools.
Diplomats Post High Finishes at All-American MeetThe Franklin & Marshall men’s track team traveled to the All-American Meet at East Stroudsburg University on Saturday, making its presence felt on the track and in the field with numerous high finishes.
Friend Named CC Track AOTWFranklin & Marshall’s Evan Friend was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The honor is the first of the season for Friend and the fourth for the Diplomats as a team.
Diplomats Fifth at Loyola-Hopkins InvitationalFranklin & Marshall travelled to Baltimore on Saturday for the Loyola-Hopkins Invitational, co-hosted by Loyola and Johns Hopkins. The Diplomats turned in several strong performances on the day, tallying 47 points to take fifth place in a field featuring athletes from all three NCAA Divisions. Rowan took the team title with 132.
Kozloski Tagged as Field Athlete of the WeekFranklin & Marshall’s Ryan Kozloski was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The honor is the second of the season for Kozloski and the third for the Diplomats as a team.
Diplomats Second at Little ThreeFranklin & Marshall got a pair of individual victories from Michael Hoffman and Ryan Kozloski, totaling 122 points as a team to take second place at the Little Three Meet on Saturday. Gettysburg took the team title with 161 points.
F&M Competes at Golden Ram InvitationalLogan Lewis won a pair of events on Saturday as the throwing squad of Franklin & Marshall’s track and field team competed at the Golden Ram Invitational. The meet, hosted by West Chester, is Lewis’ first competition since the NCAA Indoor Championships, and the team’s last before next weekend’s Little Three Meet.
Kozloski and Krell Named Athletes of the WeekFranklin & Marshall’s Ryan Kozloski and Brad Krell were named the Centennial Conference (CC) Track and Field Athletes of the Week, announced Monday by the league office. The honors are the first two earned by Diplomat athletes this season.
Krell Wins 400 to Lead DiplomatsBrad Krell’s victory in the 400-meter dash led Franklin & Marshall on Saturday at the Dr. Jack M. Toms Open, hosted by Lynchburg College. The event, F&M’s first of the spring season, did not count team scores.
Men’s Track to Open Season at Dr. Jack M. Toms OpenFranklin & Marshall opens its outdoor track and field season today at the Dr. Jack M. Toms Open, hosted by Lynchburg. The Diplomats look to translate indoor success this winter into the spring season, as six point scorers at the 2016 Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Championships make the transition outside.
Lewis Sets Conference Record, Takes Ninth at NationalsFranklin & Marshall’s Logan Lewis took on the nation’s best on Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, and the sophomore rose to the occasion, setting a new Centennial Conference (CC) record and finishing ninth overall in the shot put. The event was won by Theron Baumann of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Three Diplomats Headed to NCAA ChampionshipsThree Franklin & Marshall athletes are headed to the NCAA Indoor Track Championships, hosted by Grinnell College this weekend at the Charles Benson Bear ’39 Recreation and Athletic Center. Rebecca Swisher, Evan Friend, and Logan Lewis will all travel to Grinnell, Iowa for two days of competition, beginning on Friday and ending the following day.
Friend, Lewis Look to Lock Down NCAA QualificationEvan Friend and Logan Lewis both returned to action for Franklin & Marshall on Friday at the Tufts Last Chance Meet. Team scores were not kept, but the meet offered Lewis and Friend the opportunity to secure berths at the NCAA Championships next weekend in Grinnell, Iowa.
Friend and Lewis Golden at CC ChampionshipsEvan Friend picked up two golds and Logan Lewis claimed one to lead Franklin & Marshall at the Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Ursinus.
Kozloski Leads Diplomats at Day One of CC ChampionshipsRyan Kozloski’s eighth-place finish in the triple jump paced Franklin & Marshall at day one of the Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Track Championships, hosted by Ursinus. At the end of day one, which featured competition in the 5000-meter run, pole vault, triple jump, and heptathlon, the Diplomats sit in seventh place with one point while Johns Hopkins (50 points) occupies first place.
F&M Set for CC Indoor ChampionshipsThe men of the Franklin & Marshall indoor track team head to Collegeville, Pa. on Saturday for day one of the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships. The two-day event, hosted by Ursinus, concludes on Sunday night.
Diplomats Sweep Weekly CC AwardsLogan Lewis was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Field Athlete of the Week and Evan Friend earned CC Track Athlete of Week announced by the conference office on Monday. The honor is the third for Lewis and the first for Friend this season.
Friend Places First in 200Evan Friend took first in the 200-meter to lead Franklin & Marshall at the Monmouth University Collegiate Open on Saturday. The open featured primarily division I teams.
Friend Wins 200 to Lead F&M at East StroudsburgEvan Friend turned in the top time in the 200-meter dash to lead Franklin & Marshall at the Deschriver Invitational hosted by East Stroudsburg. Friend finished at 22.61 in the race that featured 36 participants.
F&M’s Lewis Named CC AOTWFranklin & Marshall’s Logan Lewis was named the Centennial Conference Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office on Monday. The award marks the second time the sophomore has been honored this season, and is the second of the season for the Diplomats.
Lewis Wins Shot PutFranklin & Marshall competed at Kutztown Collegiate Invitational Friday evening at Kutztown University. The event featured teams from divisions one and two and was a non-team scoring invite.
Lewis Named CC Athlete of the WeekFranklin & Marshall sophomore Logan Lewis was the Centennial Conference Field Athlete of the Week announced by the conference office on Monday. The honor is the first for Lewis and the Diplomats this season.
Lewis Claims Gold in the Shot PutFranklin & Marshall started its 2015-16 indoor season at the Jack Pyrah Invitational hosted by Villanova University. The meet featured teams from all three divisions and was a non-team scoring meet.
Olenginski Named Academic All-AmericaGreg Olenginski was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Track & Field/Cross Country Third Team announced Tuesday, becoming the program’s first academic all-american since 2013 and seventh overall.
Season in Review: 2015 Men's Outdoor Track & FieldIn the 2015 spring season, Franklin & Marshall’s men’s track & field team put together one of its best performances in the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships, accumulating 100 points to place third and tying its best finish in the outdoor championship since 1996. The Diplomats won eight medals that included four gold, two silver, and two bronze.
Olenginski Named Academic All-DistrictGreg Olenginski was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-Distrct 4 Team for men’s track & field, announced Friday. To be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America Program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or key reserve.