FRANKLIN, Ind. – Three members of the Franklin men's golf team earned top-10 finishes this weekend when the Grizzlies hosted the annual Dr. Richard Park Invitational at Hillview Country Club.
Howell, Mich.-native Tennyson was brilliant for the Grizzlies on his way to a share of fourth place overall. Both day, he finished at +1 to earn a two-day score of 146 (73-73). It was the best individual finish of Tennyson's career.
Right on his heels was the medalist at last year's even in Showalter, who finished two shots back of Tennyson with a 148 (73-75) to earn a tie for seventh place. Williams continued a strong start to his senior campaign, earning a share of ninth place with a 149 (77-72), with his Sunday score of even par the low round of all FC players at the event.
Playing his first career event in the top-five, freshman Evan Bonnell ended in a tie for 30th place with a 160 (79-81). Matching his score was junior RJ Turner, who carded consecutive rounds of 80 to match the 160 by Bonnell.
Franklin put together a 'B' team for the event, which was headed up by senior Aubrey Seaman's 162 (78-84) that earned him a share of 40th place. Junior Evan Graham earned a tie for 44th place with a 164 (82-82), freshman Carter Giggy took 48th with a 167 (83-84) while sophomore Lucas Thornton (87-81) and freshman Canyen Palmer (89-79) shared 49th place.
DePauw University took first place at the event, winning by two shots with a 585. Parkland College's Evan MacLean took medalist honors with a 137.
The Grizzlies are back in action on Sept. 21-22, when they head to Harrison, Ohio for the Mount St. Joseph Invitational at Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course.