Diplomats Travel to Washington - Week 9 Game Notes

Diplomats Travel to Washington - Week 9 Game Notes

Game 14
Saturday, April 20, 2019
F&M at Washington | 12:00 PM

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Series Record: WAC leads 41-7
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 20-13, March 21, 2018
Last Washington Victory: 10-7, March 28, 2015

Series History

F&M faces Washington for the 49th time. Although Washington has a definitive series lead, F&M has been the victor as of late, taking the last three contests.

Rankings

F&M dropped a spot in the national rankings and now sit at No. 15. Two CC teams lead F&M in the rankings, as Ursinus and Dickinson rank at No. 10 and No. 14 respectively.

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Records Watch

  • Junior Kevin Mollihan now needs only 21 goals to become the all-time scoring leader in program history. With 47 goals so far on the season, he also is nearing his own single-season record of 62 and has four games left to break it.
  • Luke Keating now has 100 career goals and is one of only 14 Diplomats to accomplish the feat.
  • Ellis Llewellyn has entered the top-10 in career ground balls, joining his teammate Tommy O'Connor.
  • George Briggs climbed up another spot in the assists rankings, and is tied for seventh all-time with 89.

F&M Last Week

The Diplomats started off the week with an offensive outburst against McDaniel. Rewriting the program record book with 75 shots, the Diplomats outscored McDaniel by 10 goals, posting a 19-9 final score. Four Diplomats scored three or more goals (Blake Target, Kevin Mollihan, AJ Rigsby, Luke Keating) in the impressive display.

However, Ursinus proved to be a difficult matchup. The neck-and-neck affair went into overtime tied at 15, but the Bears were able to ultimately come out on top. Luke Keating found the back of the net six times, and though Luke Mutterer tallied 11 saves, he came away with his first career loss.

Last Time We Met Washington

Harry Rice and Kevin Mollihan both finished with five goals and one assist and Luke Keating scored four with one assist. A.J. Rigsby had a hat trick, while Sean Rogers tallied a goal with three helpers. Tucker McBride and George Briggs each had a score and an assist, and Ronan Garcia assisted on a goal.

Andrew Fine and Rogers both caused two turnovers and Andrew Rose went 25-for-37 from the X and ended with 11 ground balls. Thomas Moore recorded five saves.

F&M outshot Washington 61-30, held a 50-23 edge in ground balls and went 17-for-17 on clear attempts.