April 25, 2005

Diplomats Win 2005 Franklin & Marshall Spring Women's Golf Invitational

MILLERSVILLE, PA -- Jessica Kunkle (Sr., Centre Hall, PA/State College) carded a 94 to earn medalist honors and lead the Franklin & Marshall College women's golf team to a first place finish at the 2005 F&M Spring Invitational at Crossgates Golf Course.

The Diplomats finished with a team score of 454 as Simi Sandhu (So., Lebanon, PA/Cedar Crest) shot 108, Meaghan Eyler (Fr., Catoctin, MD) carded a 114 and Maura Lentz (Sr., Baltimore, MD/Catonsville) finished with a 138.

Susquehanna University finished second in the tournament with a 468, while Dickinson College brought three golfers and did not score as a team.

The win marks the first since April 22, 2002 when the Diplomats won the 2002 Franklin & Marshall Invitational by a 422 to 478 final over Gettysburg College.

Franklin & Marshall will continue the season on April 30-May 2 at the Centennial Conference Golf Championships hosted at Heritage Hills Golf Course in York.

Franklin & Marshall 454
Jessica Kunkle 94
Simi Sandhu 108
Meaghan Eyler 114
Maura Lentz 138

Susquehanna 468
Jess Fields 102
Sarah Haight 97
Kathryn Clark 114
Kristen Leeds 155

Dickinson
Laural Blair 109
Lauren Davis 112
Joanna Navarro 123