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Strong Final Round Propels Men’s Golf to Second Place at Dick Park Invitational

Strong Final Round Propels Men’s Golf to Second Place at Dick Park Invitational


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Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College men's golf team carded a tournament-best 304 score during Monday's final round to finish second in the Dick Park Invitational at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin.

Franklin entered the final round in fifth place, but Monday's strong play lifted the Grizzlies pass three teams into runner-up position. The team shot a 635-stroke composite score over the two-day tournament.

Senior Chris Arnold (Quincy, Ind./Cloverdale) led the strong effort with a second-place finish behind a 73-stroke score on Monday. He compiled a 155 score during the 36-hole event.

Senior Joshua Rhoads (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) also earned all-tournament accolades after a fifth-place finish. He carded consistent rounds of 78 and 79 during the tournament.

Sophomore Jack Knue (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) had a four-over-par 76 score on Monday. He finished eighth individually with a 158 score. Classmate Sam Pollock (Terre Haute, Ind./Terre Haute North) rounded out the balanced team attack with a 77 on Monday and a 165 total score.

The College of Mount St. Joseph won the six-team tournament field with a 628 score -- seven strokes better than the Grizzlies. Wabash College finished in third place with a 642 team score. Rounding out the tournament field was Defiance College (653), Hanover College (655) and Anderson University (743).

Franklin returns to the links on September 27-28 when it competes at the DePauw Invitational.