LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Franklin men's golf team teed it up for their fall debut on Saturday and Sunday, taking part in the 17-team Transylvania Fall Invitational at the University Club at Kentucky.
Facing off against a loaded field with some of the top programs in the nation, the Grizzlies ended the weekend with a three-round score of 914 (307-303-304), finishing in 12th place overall.
Junior Jackson Williams was one of two Grizzlies to finish in a tie at the top of the Franklin leaderboard. The Greenwood, Ind.-native earned a share of 31st place with a 224 (76-73-74), with his second round 73 tied with two others for the low round of the weekend. Matching Williams on the FC leaderboard was freshman Alan Showalter, who went 77-73-74 to join Williams in a share of 31st place.
Senior Jacob Hash earned a share of 45th place with a 228 (77-78-73), carding the lowest third round score among all players. Junior Aubrey Seaman earned a share of 69th place with a 238 (77-79-82), with sophomore RJ Turner closing out the lineup with a 246 (81-79-86) and a share of 75th place.
Wittenberg University took the team championship, winning the event by 15 strokes over host Transylvania. Husson University's Gavin Dugas took medalist honors with a 210, winning by two shots.
Next up for the Grizzlies is the annual Dr. Richard Park Invitational, held at Hillview Country Club in Franklin on Sept. 8-9.