Diplomats Head into Final Week of Regular Season - Week 9 Game Notes

Diplomats Head into Final Week of Regular Season - Week 9 Game Notes

Game 14
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
No. 10 F&M vs No. 12 Dickinson | 7:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 48-20
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 9-8, April 26, 2017
Last Dickinson Victory: 9-8, April 25, 2015

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Game 15
Saturday, April 28, 2018
No. 10 F&M at Muhlenberg | 4:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 25-3
Streak: F&M +8
Last F&M Victory: 19-4, March 29, 2017
Last Muhlenberg Victory: 10-8, April 4, 2009

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Series History: F&M takes on Dickinson on Wednesday for the 69th time in program history. The Diplomats own a 48-20 lead in the series, including victories in the last three meetings. The Diplomats will battle Muhlenberg on Saturday for the 29th meeting, with a 25-3 series lead, with victories in the last eight contests.

Rankings: F&M remained a No. 10 in the latest coaches poll. Gettysburg (3rd) and Dickinson (12th) also represent the conference in the weekly poll. RIT remains at the No. 1 position. Complete poll.

Records Watch: Sean Rogers enters the week with 253 career points and became just the second player in program history to reach 250 points. Rogers has 139 goals, which place him fourth on the all-time list, while his 114 assists are second. Chris Mergardt '96 (192 goals) and Jon Dale '90 (218 assists) hold the top spots in those respective categories.

Around the Conference: F&M has multiple players ranked in the top-5 around the conference. Kevin Mollihan (53) and Luke Keating (43) are first and third in goals, while Sean Rogers holds the top spot with 30 assists. Mollihan (63) and Rogers (60) are second and third in points. Tommy O'Connor is fourth with 26 caused turnovers and Thomas Moore's 8.55 goals against average places him fourth.

Last Time We Met Dickinson: Mike Rama struck with under two seconds left in the game to deliver No. 15 Franklin & Marshall a 9-8 victory over No. 13 Dickinson last season. Full recap.

Rama led with three goals while Sean Rogers and George Briggs both netted two for F&M.

Nick Zenobio caused two turnovers with two ground balls and Andrew Rose ended the game with seven ground balls after winning 13-of-21 faceoffs.

Scott Hatch turned away seven shots and improved to 12-2, while Andrew Jones took the loss with 16 stops.

Last Time We Met Muhlenberg: Franklin & Marshall defeated Muhlenberg 19-4 in last year's matchup. Full recap.

Kevin Mollihan ended with a career-high seven goals and Rogers finished with three goals and two assists to pace the offense. Brad Seem, Shane McBride, and Rob Baxter all had an assist and Tucker McBride ended with two helpers.

Andrew Rose went 9-for-16 from the X with three ground balls and Nick Zenobio ended with two caused turnovers and three ground balls. Nick Wells added two caused turnovers and Hoarty recorded three ground balls for F&M.

Scott Hatch picked up the win with 10 saves and improved to 13-2, Thomas Moore stopped three shots in 15 minutes of action and Lance Gibson took the loss for Muhlenberg with five stops.