Diplomats Set to Host Two Contests - Week 7 Game Notes

Diplomats Set to Host Two Contests - Week 7 Game Notes

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Game 15
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
F&M vs. Ursinus | Lancaster | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 32-30
Streak: UC +2
In CC Play: UC 22-19
Last F&M Victory: 59-56, Nov. 28, 2017 - Lancaster
Last UC Victory: 96-89 OT, Jan. 5, 2019 - Collegeville

Game 16
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
F&M vs. Haverford | Lancaster | 1:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 25-17
Streak: HC +13
In CC Play: F&M 24-15
Last F&M Victory: 64-51, Jan. 28, 2012 - Lancaster
Last HC Victory: 65-46, Nov. 27, 2018 - Haverford

Series History: Franklin & Marshall opens the week hosting Ursinus for the second meeting between the programs this season. F&M looks to end a two-game winning streak from the Bears in the series, using a 23-10 record at home to its advantage. 

The Diplomats close out the week hosting Haverford, with F&M owning a 13-8 record when playing in Lancaster.

CC POTW: Kristin Hamill was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week. The honor was the second of Hamill's career and the first for a member of the F&M team this year. Full release. 

F&M Last Week: F&M delivered a dominant 3-0 week in CC action, first downing Washington College by a 60-49 tally on Tuesday evening. Recap.

Hamill led all scorers with 15 points along with eight boards. Kenna Williams added on 15 rebounds to help F&M to a 46-37 advantage on the boards. 

The Diplomats took down Bryn Mawr on Thursday by a decisive 75-50 mark. Recap.

Haley Pilone paced the offense with 18 points, going 6-for-12 from the floor, followed by Hamill with 15. Williams notched her seventh double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. 

F&M closed out the week with a dominant 77-63 win over Muhlenberg on Saturday. Recap. 

Hamill led all scorers with 30 points, shooting 50 percent from the field. Pilone followed with 18 points, then Sarosha Parsons with 12. 

Last Meeting with Ursinus: Led by 27 points from Hamill and a career-high 22 points from Sarah Pisani, F&M's comeback fell short with a 96-89 OT heartbreaker loss against Ursinus on Jan. 5. 

Hamill led all scorers with 27 points and came down with eight boards while Pisani recorded 22 points and three steals. Williams tallied her sixth double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

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Last Meeting with Haverford: The Diplomats fell to Haverford by a 65-46 tally earlier this season. 

F&M held a 29-26 advantage on the boards. Kenna Williams notched 14 points and 11 rebounds, going 6-for-8 from the free throw line. Pisani tallied her third-straight game with double-digit points, recording 10 points and three assists.

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Among the Leaders (NCAA): As a team, the Diplomats rank 50th across Division III in blocked shots per game, averaging 4.5 per game. 

First-year Williams ranks 31st in blocked shots per game (2.23), 23rd in offensive rebounds per game (5), and 36th in total blocks with 29.   

Pisani sits 17th in assists per game with 5.7 and 26th with 74 assists on the year while Pilone stands at 46th in three-pointers per game, averaging 2.77.  

Among the Leaders (CC): Pisani leads the Conference in assists per game while Williams ranks first in blocks per game and in rebounds per game at 10.5.

Hamill ranks second in points per game with 17.6 and third in rebounds per game with 9.9 while Pilone ranks fifth, averaging 15.9 points per game.    

Pilone Reaches 1,000: With 15 points in F&M's 76-67 win over McDaniel on Dec. 8 this year, Pilone became the 15th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points.   

Pisani Dishes It Out: As part of F&M's 47-38 win over Swarthmore on Dec. 1 earlier this season, Pisani tallied four assists to set the program record with 368 in her career, passing Sarah Meisenberg '09 (367).   

Pilone from the Arc: Against Haverford, on Nov. 27 this season, Pilone reset the program mark for career three-pointers made (179), passing Dana Johns '06.