F&M Releases Winter 2016-17 Schedules

2016-17 Schedules: MBB | WBB | MSQ | WSQ | MT&F | WT&F | MSWIM | WSWIM | WREST

LANCASTER, Pa. - Schedules for Franklin & Marshall's winter athletic teams have been announced and are available for viewing at GoDiplomats.com. Click on the links above to access each team's 2016-17 slate of contests. 

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Men's Basketball 

Men's Basketball opens the regular season with the Lancaster Rotary Tip-Off against Lancaster Bible on Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.  York and St. Vincent will also compete in the tournament with the Consolation (5:30 p.m.) and Championship (7:30 p.m.) games set for Saturday evening.

Centennial Conference (CC) action picks up on Tuesday, Nov. 22 when the Diplomats host Gettysburg at 8:00 p.m. The Sponaugle New Years Tournament will run from Jan. 2-3 and feature SUNY-Canton, Penn St.-Harrisburg and Case Western with the Consolation game at 5:30 p.m. and the Championship at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 

The CC Playoffs begin with the First Round on Wednesday, Feb. 22 with the Semifinals and Championship occurring on Feb. 24-25.

Women's Basketball 

Women's basketball begins 2016-17 with the Terry Greene Tip-Off Classic, hosting Elizabethtown on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 3:00 p.m. King's College and Lycoming will also take part in the tournament with the Consolation (1:00 p.m.) and Championship (3:00 p.m.) games set for Sunday afternoon. 

Gettysburg heads to Mayser on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 6:00 p.m. to begin CC action while the Conference Playoffs open with the First Round on Wednesday, Feb. 22 and the Semifinals and Championship set for Feb. 24-25.

Men's and Women's Swimming 

The men's and women's swimming programs open 2016-17 by hosting Washington on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1:00 p.m. 

On Nov. 18-20, the annual Franklin & Marshall Invitational will take place at the Alumni Sports and Fitness Center while the CC Championships make a return to Lancaster and are set to run from Feb. 17-19. 

Men's and Women's Squash

Both squash teams begin their regular season by welcoming Drexel to Mayser on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for a 5:30 p.m. contest. 

The men's CSA Team Championships will be hosted by Harvard and are set for Feb. 17-19, while the women will compete in the tournament the following weekend at Princeton. Dartmouth will be the site of the CSA Individual Championships for both the men's and women's squads and will take place from March 3-5. 

Men's and Women's Track & Field 

F&M's 2016-17 indoor track & field season begins at home on Saturday, Jan. 14 for the Coach I Open. Five meets follow before the Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Championships, which are being hosted by Ursinus, and are slated to take place on Feb. 25-26. 


The Diplomats are currently set to compete in 13 dual meets to go along with nine tournaments as the Diplomats prepare for the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships, which are hosted by Bucknell on March 3-4.

The fifth annual David H. Lehman F&M Open is set for Saturday, Jan. 7 at the ASFC, while the NCAA Championships are taking place in St. Louis on March 16-18.