Saturday, March 10, 2018
No. 12 F&M vs. Messiah | Lancaster, Pa. | 1:00 PM
Series Record: Tied 1-1
Streak: F&M -1
Last F&M Victory: 10-7, March 10, 2007
Last MC Victory: 12-8, March 8, 2008
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
No. 12 F&M vs. No. 7 SUNY Cortland | Richmond, Va. | 1:30 PM
Series Record: Cortland Leads 7-5
Streak: Cortland +3
Last F&M Victory: 10-9, March 16, 1996
Last Cortland Victory: 7-5, March 13, 1999
Saturday, March 17, 2018
No. 12 F&M vs. Elizabethtown | Lancaster, Pa. | 1:00 PM
Series Record: F&M Leads 3-0
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 11-10, March 18, 2017
Last EC Victory: N/A
Series History: F&M looks to break a 1-1 tie against the Falcons as the Diplomats hosts Messiah on Saturday. The Diplomats travel to Richmond, Va. over spring break to take on SUNY Cortland for the first time in almost 20 years. F&M ends spring break hosting Elizabethtown, with the Diplomats holding an active three-game winning streak.
Rankings: F&M enters the week ranked 12th in the latest coaches poll. Gettysburg (5th) and Dickinson (12th) are the other CC schools ranked in the top-20. Complete poll.
Records Watch: Sean Rogers enters the week with 209 career points and became just the fifth player in program history to reach 200 earlier this season. Rogers has 118 goals, which place him fifth on the all-time list, while his 91 assists are also fifth. Chris Mergardt '96 (192 goals) and Jon Dale '90 (218 assists) hold the top spots in those respective categories.
Last Time We Met Messiah: Messiah delivered a 12-8 victory over F&M on March 8, 2008. Full recap.
Sean Oliver scored twice and dished out three assists for the Diplomats (3-1). Mark Hild and Shane Brennan each recorded two goals. Chris Marcozzi made seven saves in the loss and Jay Ridinger collected a team-high five ground balls.
Last Time We Met Cortland: Cortland delivered a 7-5 victory on March 13, 1999.
Last Time We Met Elizabethtown: Two goals in a two-minute span in the fourth quarter lifted Franklin & Marshall to an 11-10 victory over Elizabethtown last season. Full recap.
Kevin Mollihan finished with four goals and one assist, Sean Rogers, and Tucker McBride both scored twice while Rogers also added an assist. Mike Rama, Shane McBride, and George Briggs all netted a goal and Briggs ended with a game-high four helpers. Rogers led with four caused turnovers with Tommy O'Connor, Ellis Llewellyn, and Nick Zenobio all ending with two caused turnovers. Andrew Rose went 17-for-25 from the X and collected seven ground balls.
F&M Last Week: F&M went 1-1 last week, taking down Susquehanna 20-8 on Wednesday before falling to Washington & Lee by a narrow 12-10 margin on Saturday.