RECAP | Williams, Showalter Earn Top-10 Finishes at Stateline Shootout

Jackson Williams. Photo courtesy of Ryan Thomas
Jackson Williams. Photo courtesy of Ryan Thomas

OXFORD, Ohio – The Franklin College men's golf team wrapped up their fall schedule on Sunday, finishing fifth overall at the Stateline Shootout, hosted by Mount St. Joseph University.

The Grizzlies shaved 16 shots off their score from day one to day two, but it wasn't enough to move them up in the standings as the team settled on a fifth-place finish with a 600 (308-292). The Grizzlies' day two score was the second-lowest on Sunday, trailing only Thomas More's 298.

Franklin had two players finish in the top-10, with junior Jackson Williams' one-over 145 (74-71) leading all Grizzly players and earning him a sixth-place finish, four shots back of the top overall spot. Freshman Alan Showalter was one shot back of Williams, carding identical rounds of 73 to finish with a 146 and a share of seventh place.

Sophomores Brock Tennyson and RJ Turner both improved on their round one scores to move up the standings on Sunday. Tennyson earned a share of 20th place with a 154 (79-75) with Turner one shot back with a 155 (82-73), giving him a share of 22nd place. Aubrey Seaman rounded out the top-five with a 164 (83-81), finishing in 34th place.

Three players made the trip to compete as individuals. Senior Jacob Hash turned in his best finish of the fall, tying for 11th place with a five-over 149 (72-77) and recording an event-high 28 pars. Freshman Colin Phelps tied for 25th with a 157 (80-77) while Hagen Proulx earned a share of 36th place with a 165 (78-87).