Game 3 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Susquehanna at Franklin & Marshall | 4:00 p.m. Series Record: F&M 6-1 Streak: F&M+1 Last F&M Victory: 12-9, March 2, 2016 Last SU Victory: 8-7, March 11, 2015 Video | Live Stats Game 4 Saturday, March 4, 2017 Franklin & Marshall at Washington & Lee | Lancaster, Pa. | 2:00 p.m. Series Record: Tied 15-15 Streak: F&M +3 Last F&M Victory: 13-9, March 5, 2016 Last W&L Victory: 11-9, March 9, 2013 Video (HD) | Live Stats
Series History: F&M faces the Crusaders for the eighth time on Wednesday and own a 6-1 series advantage. The Diplomats return to action on Saturday when F&M faces W&L for the 31st time. The series is tied at 15-15, but F&M brings a two-game winning streak into the contest.
F&M Last Week: Franklin & Marshall dropped a hard-fought game, 9-8, to Frostburg in men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon. Full recap.
Scott Hatch took the loss and dropped to 0-2 with three stops while Jack Mark improved to 1-1 for the Bobcats with 10 saves.
F&M outshot Frostburg 45-19, held a 24-17 edge in ground balls and went 11-for-12 on clear attempts.
Rogers finished with three goals and two helpers on four shots and Wasik ended with a pair of goals and a pair of assists. Mike Bossidy, Brendan Kenavan and Reid Zeigler all struck twice; Mike Rama recorded a goal, and George Briggs finished with an assist.
Anthony Dougherty, Wes Rhudy and Nick Wells all caused three turnovers to lead the defense. Dougherty collected six ground balls while Thomas O'Connor and Rhudy came away with four ground balls apiece.
Thomas Moore picked up the win and improved to 1-2 with seven saves and six ground balls. Dylan Abplanalp took the loss with 11 stops.
F&M forced 22 turnovers and held a 33-21 edge in ground balls while going 18-for-21 in clear attempts.
Last Time We Met W&L: Franklin & Marshall closed out the first half with a 4-0 run en route to a 13-9 victory over Washington & Lee in last year's matchup. Full recap.
Rama led the F&M offense, tallying four goals and an assist on the day. Bossidy, Wasik, and Kenavan all recorded a pair of scores, while Sean Rogers scored a goal and passed out three helpers.
Anthony Dougherty paced the defense with eight ground balls and four caused turnovers. Read Ziegler picked up six ground balls for the Diplomats, and Wes Rhudy contributed a pair of ground balls and three caused turnovers to the defensive effort.
Thomas Moore got credit for the win after recording eight saves, while W&L's Wyatt Devine tallied four saves in the defeat.
Milestone Watch: Rogers continues to climb the program's all-time ranks in several offensive categories, currently placing 24th in points (115), 29th in goals (61) and 20th in assists (54).
Senior defender Anthony Dougherty has recorded 92 ground balls throughout his time in Lancaster, a mark that places 13th on the program's career list. Andrew Setian '12 holds the record with 232.