2022-23 Men's Golf News

Ravens men's golf
Men’s Golf Strong on Second Day, Moves up to Finish Sixth at Eagles Invitational

October 11, 2022

WATERTOWN, Conn. (October 11, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team tied for the low round of the day on Tuesday, with a third-round 294 (+10), to move up four spots and finish in sixth place at the Eagles Invitational, hosted by Post. Senior Michael Sosik (Fiskdale, Mass.) was the low Raven, as he finished tied-10th, while he was joined inside the top 20 of the 79-golfer field by freshman Seth Saffell (Castro Valley, Calif.), who was tied-17th. The two-day event was held at the par-71, 6603-yard Watertown Golf Club.

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Men’s Golf 10th Through First Day of Eagles Invitational

October 10, 2022

WATERTOWN, Conn. (October 10, 2022) -- With the entire field separated by just 85 shots, the Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team is 10th following play on Monday at the Eagles Invitational, but will have the opportunity to make up ground in Tuesday’s final round. The Ravens turned in a 36-hole score of 299-305--604 (+36), but are just 11 shots behind the top five in a crowded, 14-team field. In fact, Franklin Pierce is just 29 shots off the lead of Post, which is hosting the two-day event at the par-71, 6603-yard Watertown Golf Club.

Seth Saffell
Saffell Takes Second, Leads Men’s Golf to Fourth Place at NE10 Championship

October 03, 2022

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (October 3, 2022) -- Freshman Seth Saffell (Castro Valley, Calif.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team made it three straight rounds of even-par with yet another 72 on Monday, to finish solo-second at 216 (E), just two shots behind the medalist at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Saffell’s impressive debut at the championship level led the Ravens to a fourth-place finish, after a Monday 297 (+9) and a three-round total of 900 (+36). The tournament was hosted by Le Moyne at the par-72, 6600-yard En-Joie Golf Club.

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Saffell Among Leaders at Even-Par, Men’s Golf T-4th After First Day of NE10 Championship

October 02, 2022

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (October 2, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team did not have the finest final tune-up a week ago, leading into this week’s Northeast-10 Conference Championship. It did not slow the team up much on Sunday though, during the first two rounds of the three-round competition, which is being hosted by Le Moyne at the par-72, 6600-yard En-Joie Golf Club. The Ravens turned in a first-round 310 (+12), then were 17 shots better with an afternoon 293 (+5), and are tied-fourth in an 11-team field, at 603 (+27), with one round to play.

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Men’s Golf Slips Two Spots, Finishes 11th at Penmen Invitational

September 27, 2022

CONCORD, N.H. (September 27, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team had left itself work to do in the second round of the Penmen Invitational, but struggled to get much of anything going on Tuesday at the par-72, 6500-yard Beaver Meadow Golf Course. A second-round 316 (+28) saw the Ravens cede two positions and finish 11th, in a 15-team field. Senior Michael Sosik (Fiskdale, Mass.) rebounded from a rough Monday with a Tuesday 73 (+1), to jump 22 spots up the leaderboard and finish in a four-way tie for 30th as the team’s low golfer for the tournament.

Franklin Pierce men's golf
Men’s Golf Ninth at Midpoint of Penmen Invitational

September 26, 2022

CONCORD, N.H. (September 26, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team left itself with some work to do on Tuesday, following a round of 308 (+20) on Monday, at the first day of the Penmen Invitational, hosted by Southern New Hampshire. The Ravens sit ninth out of 15 teams at the midpoint, in the midst of a crowded midfield, which sees them only eight shots out of the top five, but also only 12 shots clear of a bottom-three finish. Junior Thomas Hickey (Moultonborough, N.H.) was Franklin Pierce’s leader on Monday, with an opening-round 73 (+1), and is tied-13th in an 84-golfer field which saw 12 scores of par or better on the day, at the par-72, 6500-yard Beaver Meadow Golf Course.

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Men’s Golf Rallies for Victory on Second Day of FPU Invitational

September 19, 2022

TOWNSEND, Mass. (September 19, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team showcased its potential on Monday, as the team rallied from a 12-shot deficit to record a three-stroke victory in its home tournament, the Franklin Pierce Invitational. The Ravens had two players under par on their way to a one-under team round of 279 at the par-70, 6184-yard Northern Spy Golf Club. Senior Michael Sosik (Fiskdale, Mass.) had the round of the tournament, with a second-round 65 (-5), on his way to a tied-second finish in the 84-golfer field.

Franklin Pierce men's golf
Men’s Golf Fourth at Midway Point of FPU Invitational

September 18, 2022

TOWNSEND, Mass. (September 18, 2022) -- Senior Michael Sosik (Fiskdale, Mass.) and sophomore Peter Wurszt (Wilbraham, Mass.) are both narrowly inside the top 10 of an 84-golfer field, as they led the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team on Sunday afternoon, at the first day of the Franklin Pierce Invitational. Both carded three-over rounds of 73 at the par-70, 6184-yard Northern Spy Golf Club, to feature as part of an eight-way tie for 10th place. As a team, the Ravens turned in an opening 298 (+18), and are fourth in the 16-team tournament with one round still to play.

Michael Sosik
Men’s Golf Fourth Through Two Rounds at Granite State Opener

September 12, 2022

CONCORD, N.H. (September 12, 2022) -- The Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team was back in action to open the fall season on Monday, with the first two rounds of the three-round Granite State Opener, hosted by Southern New Hampshire. The Ravens turned in a stellar first-round 286 (-2), but followed up with just a 299 (+11), and sit fourth in the nine-team field at 585 (+9), with one round to play at the 6500-yard, par-72 Beaver Meadow Golf Club. Senior Michael Sosik (Fiskdale, Mass.) is tied-third out of 54 individuals at 142 (-2), after back-to-back one-under rounds of 71.