Diplomats Host Pair of CC Games – Week 8 Game Notes

Diplomats Host Pair of CC Games – Week 8 Game Notes

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Game 17
Tuesday. Jan. 23, 2018
F&M vs. Swarthmore | Lancaster | 7:00 PM
Series Record: F&M Leads 38-17
Streak: F&M +3
Last Meeting: 65-61, Feb. 18, 2017 - Lancaster
In CC Play: F&M Leads 25-15
Last F&M Victory: 65-61, Feb. 18, 2017 - Lancaster
Last SWAT Victory: 74-53, Dec. 8, 2015 - Swarthmore
Live Stats | Video

Game 18
Thursday. Jan. 25, 2018
F&M vs. Gettysburg | Lancaster | 6:00 PM
Series Record: GC Leads 41-36
Streak: GC +11
In CC Play: GC Leads 31-17
Last Meeting: 85-74, Jan. 26, 2017 - Gettysburg
Last F&M Victory: 51-48, Feb. 8, 2012 - Lancaster
Last GC Victory: 71-58, Nov. 21, 2017 – Gettysburg
Live Stats | Video

Franklin & Marshall continues the second half of the season with an overall record of 7-9 and a Centennial Conference (CC) record of 4-7 which places the Diplomats eighth in the CC standings. Muhlenberg and Gettysburg stand on top with 10-1 records. 

Series History: F&M starts the week hosting Swarthmore on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. The Diplomats enter the game with an active three-game winning-streak and hold a 14-6 record when hosting the Garnet.

F&M remains home to host Gettysburg as a part of a doubleheader on Thursday. With the 13-11 advantage at home, the Diplomats look to end an 11-game winning-streak on the part of the Bullets.

Last Time We Met Swarthmore: The Diplomats delivered the 65-61 victory over Swarthmore to close out last season. Sarah Haddon and Erica Brown both tallied 13 to lead the Diplomats, while Haddon also grabbed 10 rebounds and recorded three blocks. Haley Pilone also reached double digits, adding 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting. Sarah Pisani dished out nine assists and contributed eight points. For a full recap, click here. 

Last Time We Met Gettysburg: F&M fell to Gettysburg 71-58 earlier this season on Nov. 21. Kristin Hamill led the team with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds followed by Pilone with 16 points and four assists. Pisani paced the backcourt with six assists and two steals. For a full recap, click here.

Among the Leaders (CC): Pilone currently ranks first in the CC with a 17.2 points per game average, while her 42.5 percent from behind the arc is good for second.  

Hamill now ranks second by averaging 16.8 points per game and her 9.1 rebounds per game place her fifth.

Among the Leaders (NCAA): Among Division III players, Pilone's 3.40 three-pointers per game are good for seventh, and Sarah Pisani ranks 13th in assists per game, averaging 5.8.   

Milestone Watch: Multiple Diplomats now rank in the top-20 in program record categories. Brown places 16th in total career points with 907. Anne Krumrine '90 leads the category with 1,813. Brown also ranks 10th with 608 career rebounds, while Krumrine '90 leads with 1,182.  

Pilone comes in at second for made three-pointers in a career with 140. Dana Johns '06 leads the category with 178.

Pisani's 287 career assists place her in third, needing only two more to tie for second. Sarah Meisenberg '09 leads with 367.