Green Terror and Bears Up Next for F&M - Week 8 Game Notes

Green Terror and Bears Up Next for F&M - Week 8 Game Notes

Game 12
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 5:00 PM
No. 15 F&M at McDaniel

Series Record: F&M leads 49-35
Last F&M Victory: 17-3, April 11, 2018
Last McDaniel Victory: 6-5, March 31, 2012

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Game 13
Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 3:00 PM
No. 10 Ursinus at No. 15 F&M

Series Record: F&M leads 11-7
Last F&M Victory: 18-9, April 14, 2018
Last Ursinus Victory: 15-5, March 30, 2016

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Series History

F&M takes on McDaniel for the 85th time with a 49-35 mark, including wins in the previous six seasons. The Diplomats host Ursinus on Saturday for the 19th time with an 11-7 mark, including wins in the last two seasons.

Rankings 

F&M moved up a spot from 16th to 15th after its win over E-Town last week. Gettysburg stayed a No. 8, Ursinus is 10th and Dickinson 15th.

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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 167 and is 26 shy of the program record. With five 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 and is on the doorstep of 100 with 91 tallies this season.
  • Senior George Briggs climbed up one spot in the assists totals, as he is now eighth all-time with 86.

F&M Last Week 

No. 16 Franklin & Marshall picked up a 14-8 win over Elizabethtown in men's lacrosse action Friday evening. 

Luke Keating paced the offense with four goals and two assists, Blake Target had two goals with two helpers, and A.J. Rigsby netted three for the Diplomats. Jarrett Donaghy struck twice, Kevin Mollihan had a goal and an assist, while Spencer Hall and Ellis Llewellyn both had a goal. George Briggs had two assists for F&M.

Doug Mongiardo and Ellis Llewellyn each caused two turnovers and Mongiardo had three ground balls, while Llewellyn came away with four. Jack Beatty won 14-of-24 faceoffs, and Luke Mutterer improved to 4-0 with four saves.

F&M led in shots 50-30, held a 33-17 advantage in ground balls and went 16-of-22 in clear attempts.

Last Time We Met McDaniel

Sean Rogers finished with three goals and handed out six assists to pace the offense, while Kevin Mollihan had five goals with two assists and Luke Keating finished with two goals and four helpers. Read Ziegler struck twice, and Ellis Llewellyn along with Tucker McBride, Harry Rice, Kyle Scheuerle and John Sommi all ended with a goal. Sam Garges, Jarrett Donaghy, George Briggs, and Tucker McBride all handed out an assist.

Tommy O'Connor caused three turnovers and added four ground balls and Ellis Llewellyn had three turnovers as well. Thomas Moore picked up the win in net with six saves.

Last Time We Met Ursinus

Luke Keating had five goals with an assist, Sean Rogers tallied two with four helpers, while Kevin Mollihan, Harry Rice and Read Ziegler netted two goals apiece. John Sommi, Tucker McBride, Jared Flamm, Nick Crennan and Ellis Llewellyn all had a score with Teddy Bossidy, Jarrett Donaghy, and Rob Baxter all ended the day with one assist.

Doug Mongiardo had four caused turnovers, Tommy O'Connor caused three turnovers, and Donaghy ended with five ground balls with two caused turnovers. Timmy Hoarty went 12-for-16 from the X with six ground balls, and Thomas Moore impressed with 12 saves in goal.

F&M owned shots at 57-35 and held a 40-26 edge in ground balls while going 20-for-22 in clear attempts.