No. 12 F&M Set For Two-Game Road Trip

No. 12 F&M Set For Two-Game Road Trip
Game 12
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
No. 12 F&M at Stevens | Hoboken | 7:00 PM
Series Record: Tied 1-1
Streak: F&M +1
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Oct. 8, 1989
Last STE Victory: 3-2, 1969
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Game 13
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016
F&M at McDaniel | Westminster | 1:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 48-30-3
Streak: F&M +10
Last F&M Victory: 5-0, Oct. 10, 2015
Last McD Victory: 3-1, Sept. 17, 2005
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Series History: Men's soccer faces another tough non-conference test on Wednesday, traveling to Hoboken, N.J. for the third all-time meeting, and first since 1989, with Stevens. Riding a four-game win streak, the Ducks are 5-3-1 overall and 3-1-1 at home this year.

Franklin & Marshall has thoroughly dominated the all-time series against Centennial Conference (CC) opponent McDaniel in recent years and take a 10-game win streak to Westminster this weekend.

Last Week: The Diplomats went 2-0 in CC play last week with a 3-0 shutout against Ursinus on Wednesday and a 3-2 2OT victory over Muhlenberg on Saturday. 

Against Ursinus, Robert Maze tallied a pair of scores in the 8th and 11th minutes while Ryan Fincher added a goal in the 81st.  Goalkeeper Dave Reingold stopped seven shots for his fourth shutout of the season. 

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Connor Whitacre closed out the week with a clutch 2OT goal in the 105th minute to give F&M a nail-biting 2OT victory over Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon at Tylus.

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In the Rankings: F&M moved up two spots to No. 12 in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll. Haverford is the only other CC Institution to crack the top-25, now sitting at No. 5. 

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D3Soccer.com has the Diplomats jumping to No.10, up four spots from last week. Haverford also made the list at No. 12, along with other regional opponents, Messiah (No. 13) and Elizabethtown (No. 22). 

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Among the Leaders (CC): Jason Tonelli ranks first in the CC in points (15) and goals (seven) through the opening month of the season. Okolie is first with five assists while Wyatt Fabian is tied for fourth with three.

Goalkeeper Dave Reingold holds the second-lowest goals-against-average mark in the conference at 0.69. His 40 saves are tied for third, and his .833 save percentage stands alone in second.

Entering the week, the Diplomats lead the Conference with 22 goals and are third in goals against average at 0.76. 

Among the Leaders (NCAA): Tonelli's three game-winning goals place him 24th nationally while Reingold's 1,050:38 minutes in net ranks 12th.