Crawfordsville, Ind. - With four top-eight finishers, the Franklin College men's golf team concluded the fall season by winning the Wabash Invitational, which wrapped up two rounds of play on Sunday at the Crawfordsville Country Club. Sophomore Jack Knue (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) posted a third-place finish while competing as an individual in the tournament.
The Grizzlies won the event by a commanding 17 strokes after compiling a 626-stroke team score. They had a 310 score during Sunday's final round, after holding the first-round lead with a 316 on Saturday.
Franklin's team featured senior Chris Arnold (Quincy, Ind./Cloverdale), who finished fifth with a 153 score with a three-over-par 73 round on Saturday. Classmate Joshua Rhoads (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) had a 72-stroke score in the final round to finish sixth with a 155 effort.
Freshman Spencer Portish (Lebanon, Ind./Lebanon) improved three strokes over the two-day tournament (81-78-159) to place seventh individually. Sophomore Sam Pollock (Terre Haute, Ind./Terre Haute North) rounded out the strong performances with a 161 total score, which was good enough for eighth place.