F&M Takes on E-Town in Friday Night Light Action - Week 7 Game Notes

F&M Takes on E-Town in Friday Night Light Action - Week 7 Game Notes

Game 11
Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:00 PM | Shadek Stadium
F&M vs. Elizabethtown

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Series Record: F&M leads 5-0
Last F&M Victory: 21-8, March 17, 2018
Last Elizabethtown Victory: N/A

Series History

The Diplomats take on the Blue Jays for the sixth matchup between the two programs. F&M is currently undefeated against Elizabethtown with a 5-0 mark.

Last Week

F&M came away with two conference victories to end the month of March. A 13-8 victory over then-No. 7 Gettysburg was fueled by four goals from Kevin Mollihan and a spectacular 10-save performance in net from Luke Mutterer.

The Diplomats scored 18 goals in a victory over Haverford later in the week as the offense was paced by Luke Keating. Keating led the team in both goals (seven) and assists (three).

Rankings

Two victories last week moved F&M's ranking from No. 19 to No. 16. Gettysburg dropped a spot to No. 8, and Ursinus and Dickinson fall in place behind them to round out the top-10.

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Records Watch

  • Junior Kevin Mollihan shortened the gap between his No. 2 all-time ranking in goals scored and Chris Mergardt's No. 1 ranking. Mollihan now has 166 and is 27 shy of the program record. With six regular-season games left, Mollihan has a definite shot at breaking his own single-season record of 62 goals.
  • Sophomore Luke Keating has become one of the top-20 goal scorers in F&M history with 87.
  • Senior George Briggs climbed up one spot in the assists totals, as he is now tied for eighth all-time with 84.

Last Time We Met Elizabethtown

Head coach Todd Cavallaro picked up win number 100 in the Diplomats' offensive outburst.

Luke Keating finished with six goals and two assists, Sean Rogers had four goals with four helpers and Harry Rice along with Kevin Mollihan both struck three times. Kyle Scheuerle had two goals while Jack Beatty and Jamie Spruance both ended with one. George Briggs handed out two assists and Jarrett Donaghy as well as Stephen DeSimone each had one assist.

Beatty went 6-for-9 from the X and had six ground balls and Tommy O'Connor and Ellis Llewellyn both caused two turnovers. Scott Hatch recorded the win in net.

F&M outshot the Blue Jays 51-22, held a 37-27 advantage in ground balls and went 18-for-18 on clear attempts.