Crawfordsville, Ind. - Behind four top-15 performances, the Franklin College men's golf leads the Wabash Invitational after the opening 18 holes on Saturday.
The Grizzlies shot a 316 score in challenging scoring conditions of 48 degrees and wind gusts to 27 miles per hour. The team leads Wabash College by eight strokes. Senior Chris Arnold (Quincy, Ind./Cloverdale) led Franklin with a three-over-par 73-stroke score. Individually, he stands in second place going into Sunday's final round.
Sophomore Sam Pollock (Terre Haute, Ind./Terre Haute North) carded an 80-stroke score. Freshman Spencer Portish (Lebanon, Ind./Lebanon) stands in 13th place with an 81 score on Saturday. Classmate Dominique Schildknecht (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) finished with an 82 score.
Sophomore Jack Knue (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) is tied for fifth place after shooting a 77 while competing as an individual. Freshman Evan Parkhurst (Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth) had an 80 as an individual during the opening round.
Sunday's final round begins at 10 a.m. from the Crawfordsville Country Club.