Fresh off a pair of dual-meet wins last weekend, Franklin & Marshall’s wrestling team aims to carry over the momentum into Sunday’s 24th annual Keystone Classic where the Diplomats will face some of the top competitors in Division I.
Eight members of the Franklin & Marshall football team earned spots on the 2019 All-Centennial Conference (CC) Team. Three earned first-team honors, three landed on the second team and one received honorable mention and one player was named Rookie of the Year. F&M brought their total first-team selections to 142, which ranks third in the CC.
Franklin & Marshall begins Centennial Conference (CC) play on Saturday, hosting Dickinson in its lone game this week for the 83rd meeting between the two programs. Though the Red Devils currently own a seven-game winning streak over the Diplomats, F&M holds the edge in the all-time series with an overall record of 43-38-1.
Franklin & Marshall’s Grace Maggiore and Allison Franke were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Honorable Mention list for the second consecutive season. This is the second All-American honor for both players and the eighth and ninth for the program.
Franklin & Marshall is in the NCAA postseason for the 13th time and the sixth consecutive year. The Diplomats' highest finish in the Tournament came in 1981 when F&M fell to Trenton State 2-0 in the Championship game.
Franklin & Marshall Dominated Gettysburg in Centennial Conference (CC) play on Saturday's Senior Day at Shadek Stadium, 55-7. Garrett Perschy threw for 190 yards while rushing for 47, tallying four total touchdowns.
Franklin & Marshall learned they have earned the No. 3 seed in the Centennial-MAC Bowl Series and will travel to face Misericordia University on Saturday, November 23rd with the kickoff time to be announced. Stay tuned to GoDiplomats.com for more information as it becomes available.
Franklin & Marshall fell to No. 9 Christopher Newport 74-66 in the championship game of the William Marshall Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday evening. The Diplomats dropped to 1-1 on the season, while Christopher Newport improved to 3-1.
Franklin & Marshall placed 18th in the NCAA DIII Mideast Region Cross Country Championships, hosted by Muhlenberg College on Saturday. Johns Hopkins (88 points) took the team title at the 6K course at Lehigh University’s Goodman Campus, with Dickinson (98), Carnegie Mellon (138), Haverford (162), and Swarthmore (200) finishing in the top five.
Franklin & Marshall placed 31st in the NCAA DIII Mideast Region Cross Country Championships, hosted by Muhlenberg College on Saturday. The 8K course at Lehigh University’s Goodman Campus was paced by Carnegie Mellon (55 points), with Johns Hopkins (76), Haverford (120), Elizabethtown (129), and Dickinson (213) rounding out the top five.
Franklin & Marshall scored the first 41 points of the game, en route to a 55-7 victory over Gettysburg in Centennial Conference (CC) football action Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Diplomats clinched a spot in a Centennial-MAC Bowl game next weekend, with their seed and opponent to be determined on Sunday. F&M improved to 6-4, 5-4 CC, while the Bullets fell to 1-9, 1-8 CC.
A pair of Cenzo Pelusi decisions at 285 pounds sealed two Franklin & Marshall dual victories on Saturday in Lexington. The Diplomats fought back to down VMI by a narrow 19-17 tally before winning two of the three final matches in a 22-16 win over Davidson in the nightcap.
Franklin & Marshall recorded its first victory of the season by upending Lancaster Bible 68-54 in the second game of the William Marshall Tip-Off Tournament. The Diplomats improved to 1-0 on the season, while the Chargers fell to 0-2.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s swimming team took a pair of non-conference victories against Vassar and New Paltz Friday night. The Diplomats defeated Vassar by a 165-123 margin and downed New Paltz 189-70.
This matchup is about as even as it gets, dating back to the 1890’s, with F&M holding a one-game edge over Gettysburg after 104 meetings. F&M has held a slightly larger edge since joining the same conference in 1976, holding a 24-17-1 advantage since the Bicentennial. The Diplomats have won the last three meetings against the Bullets, including a 30-point blowout in 2017 and a 24-point victory in 2018.
Franklin & Marshall advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament after defeating Hartwick, 4-1. Erin Coverdale's fourth-quarter blast was her 54th career goal, establishing a new program record for the Diplomats.
Franklin & Marshall’s Kevin Lammers was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Football Team, announced on Thursday. The honor marked the third-straight year Lammers made the list as a special teams representative.
Franklin & Marshall is in the NCAA postseason for the 13th time and the sixth consecutive year. The Diplomats’ highest finish in the Tournament came in 1981 when F&M fell to Trenton State 2-0 in the Championship game. F&M made it to the Final Four in 2017, falling to eventual champions Middlebury by a 2-1 tally.