2019 F&M Baseball News

  • Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 25, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall's baseball team was honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) as one of just 80 programs across Division III to earn the Academic Excellence Award.
  • 2019 F&M Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    July 19, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall College will induct seven individuals and two teams into its Athletic Hall of Fame on TRUEBLUE Weekend (Homecoming & Family Weekend). Patricia Borosky Asinski ’91, Jessica Kunkle ’05, Kelly Landman ’07, Sarah Meisenberg ’09, Ted Serro ’06, Steve Ulrich ’82, and Ed Van Dolsen ’80, along with the 1978 Men's Track & Field Relay Team and the 2009 Women's Lacrosse Team will be honored at an induction ceremony scheduled for Friday, October 25th.
  • Cole Named Coastal Plain League All-Star
    June 26, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall baseball All-American Jonathan Cole was named to the Coastal Plain League (CPL) All-Star Team and will compete in the league’s 2019 All-Star Showdown in Savannah, Ga. at historic Grayson Stadium. 
  • Scholar-Athlete Profile: Dan Marano ’19
    June 25, 2019
    Student-athletes often have peaks and valleys in their collegiate careers and never has that been more evident than for Franklin & Marshall College baseball stalwart Dan Marano ’19, who left a remarkable legacy despite disappointing downtime.
  • Season in Review: 2019 F&M Baseball
    June 03, 2019
    Behind a rotation headlined by a dominant one-two combo and a batting order with a knack for clutch hits, the Franklin & Marshall baseball team produced a memorable 2019 campaign.
  • Cole Lands on D3baseball.com All-America Team
    May 28, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole was named to the D3baseball.com 2019 All-America Second Team, announced on Tuesday. The honor is the first of Cole’s career as the standout righty became the program’s first All-American since Tim Sheridan in 1995.
  • Diplomats Place Two on ABCA All-Region Team
    May 28, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole and Jack Buckley each landed on the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region Teams. Cole earned a place on the First Team, while Buckley was announced as a Third Team selection.
  • Cole Named D3baseball.com Mid-Atlantic Pitcher of the Year
    May 23, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole was named the D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region Pitcher of the Year, while also earning a place on the First Team. Both honors are the first of his career.
  • Thirty-four Land on CC Spring AHR; Four Earn All-Centennial Honors
    May 14, 2019
    A total of 34 Franklin & Marshall student-athletes, representing nine sports, earned a place on the 2019 Centennial Conference (CC) Spring Academic Honor Roll, announced by the league office on Thursday.
  • Cole, Horning Take Top Honors; Four Named All-CC
    May 07, 2019
    Jonathan Cole was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Year to lead a contingent of four Franklin & Marshall baseball players who earned a place on the All-Centennial Conference (CC) team, announced by the league office on Tuesday. 
  • Diplomats’ CC Playoff Run Comes to an End
    May 04, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall fell in a pair of hard-fought games on Saturday in Baltimore, eventually seeing the team’s run in the Centennial Conference (CC) Baseball Playoffs come to a close with an 8-1 setback against No. 21 Johns Hopkins and a heartbreaking 8-5 (10 Innings) loss against Haverford. 
  • Cole Shuts Down Haverford to Open CC Playoffs
    May 02, 2019
    Ace starting pitcher Jonathan Cole tossed an eight-inning gem to deliver Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team a crucial 2-0 shutout win against Haverford on Thursday afternoon in the opening game of the Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament. 
  • F&M Aiming to Make Noise in Playoffs - CC Tournament Notes
    April 30, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall (26-13, 12-6 CC) heads into its 12th Centennial Conference Tournament and second straight, as the Diplomats are in search of their fifth CC Crown. The Diplomats last won the Tournament in 2013 with a 16-1 bashing of Hopkins in the Championship game.
  • Santangelo, Marano Earn Top Honors at Annual Luncheon
    April 29, 2019
    Ilianna Santangelo of the field hockey team and Dan Marano of the baseball team were presented with the highest honors given to Franklin & Marshall senior athletes at the annual awards luncheon on Monday in the Mayser Center. 
  • F&M Clinches No. 2 Seed for CC Tournament
    April 28, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team handled Ursinus by a 5-2 score on Sunday in Lancaster, clinching the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament with the win.
  • Diplomats Split with No. 21 Hopkins to Clinch Playoff Berth
    April 27, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team clinched its second consecutive Centennial Conference (CC) Playoff bid with a split against No. 21 Johns Hopkins on Saturday in Baltimore.
  • Five Teams Set to Compete in the 2019 Spring CC Playoffs
    April 25, 2019
    Five of Franklin & Marshall's Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament-eligible teams qualified for this week's Playoffs in their respective sports. 
  • F&M Edges Scranton
    April 25, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall downed Scranton by a narrow 8-7 score in non-conference baseball competition on Thursday afternoon.
  • Diplomats Win Fourth-Straight CC Contest
    April 23, 2019
    A pair of crucial, late-inning insurance runs allowed Franklin & Marshall baseball to move one step closer to a Centennial Conference (CC) Playoff berth with a narrow 6-4 road win over Ursinus on Tuesday.
  • F&M Looks to Lock up CC Playoff Spot - Week 9 Game Notes
    April 22, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall enters the final week of the regular season with a 22-12, 9-5 CC record on the year and tied for second in the Conference standings. With just four games remaining, the Diplomats are in prime position to snag one of the four Playoff spots that are up for grabs. Johns Hopkins leads the way with an 11-3 CC mark, followed by Dickinson (9-5), F&M, and Haverford (8-6). Three teams are on the outside looking in with identical 7-7 records. 
  • Cole Once Again Named CC Pitcher of the Week
    April 22, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole earned his second-straight Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Week award, announced by the league office on Monday. Cole garnered the distinction for the second time this season and the third time of his career.
  • Diplomats Take Two from Haverford on Senior Day
    April 20, 2019
    A barrage of runs in a dominant offensive performance led to a decisive 22-4 win for Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team over Haverford in game one on Saturday, before starting pitcher Jonathan Cole struck out 14 in the nightcap for the 3-1 Diplomat victory.
  • F&M Topples Gettysburg to Split Series
    April 18, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s bats came alive in a 9-5 Centennial Conference (CC) baseball win over Gettysburg on the road Thursday. 
  • Cole Garners NCBWA Weekly Honor
    April 17, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall starter Jonathan Cole collected this third straight weekly accolade by being recognized as an Honorable Mention selection for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) National Pitcher of the Week award. 
  • Cole Lands on D3baseball.com Team of the Week
    April 16, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall starting pitcher Jonathan Cole was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week, announced on Tuesday. The accolade was the first of Cole’s career and the first by a member of the Diplomats this season. 
  • Diplomats Dropped by Gettysburg
    April 16, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall baseball saw their three-game Centennial Conference (CC) winning streak come to an end with a 10-2 loss against Gettysburg at Caplan Field on Tuesday afternoon.
  • F&M to Face Gettysburg, Haverford - Week 8 Game Notes
    April 15, 2019
    In the longest-running series against an opponent for the Diplomats, now spanning 120 plus years and 176 contests, the Gettysburg Bullets hold a 111-64-1 all-time edge. However, the battle has been much closer in recent years with F&M leading by a 7-5 margin since the 2012 season.
  • Cole Garners CC Pitcher of the Week Honor
    April 15, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s Jonathan Cole was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the second of the year for a Diplomat pitcher, and the second of Cole’s career after earning the distinction in March 2018. 
  • Diplomats Sweep No. 9 Swarthmore; Horning Becomes All-Time Wins Leader
    April 13, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall baseball battled back from an early deficit in game one to claim a 9-5 win before starter Jonathan Cole slammed the door shut on Swarthmore’s offense for a 1-0 complete-game shutout in the nightcap as the Diplomats swept the No. 9-ranked Garnet on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Freeman, Launi Key F&M Offense in Clutch CC Win
    April 12, 2019
    J.J. Freeman’s four-hit effort at the leadoff spot and Kelsey Launi’s five-RBI performance keyed Franklin & Marshall’s 11-3 drubbing of Washington College on Caplan Field Friday. 
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