F&M Gets Ready for Another Three-Game Week – Week 8 Game Notes

F&M Gets Ready for Another Three-Game Week – Week 8 Game Notes

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Game 17
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
F&M at McDaniel | Westminster | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: McD Leads 43-37
Streak: F&M +1
In CC Play: McD 35-14
Last F&M Victory: 76-67, Dec. 8, 2018 - Lancaster
Last McD Victory: 59-43, Feb. 8, 2018 - Westminster

Game 18
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
F&M at John Hopkins | Baltimore | 6:00 PM

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Series Record: JHU Leads 47-31
Streak: JHU +11
In CC Play: JHU 44-10
Last F&M Victory: 51-47, Jan. 23, 2013 - Baltimore
Last JHU Victory: 65-54, Feb. 6, 2018 - Baltimore

Game 19
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
F&M vs. Swarthmore | Lancaster | 1:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 41-17
Streak: F&M +6
In CC Play: F&M 26-15
Last F&M Victory: 47-38, Dec. 1, 2018 - Swarthmore
Last SC Victory: 74-53, Dec. 8, 2015 - Swarthmore

Series History: Franklin & Marshall opens the week on Tuesday at McDaniel with the Diplomats having won three of the last five contests against the Green Terror.

F&M heads to Baltimore on Thursday to face off against the Blue Jays for the 78th meeting between the two programs and the first one this season. Johns Hopkins owns a 47-30 edge in the overall record.

The Diplomats close out the week at home on Saturday, taking on Swarthmore and looking to continue an active six-game winning streak against the Garnet.

F&M Last Week: F&M fell in two hard-fought Centennial Conference (CC) matchups last week, first to Ursinus by a 61-53 score on Wednesday. Recap

Kristin Hamill led all scorers with 22 points and brought down 11 rebounds to help F&M hold a 37-34 advantage on the boards. Sarosha Parsons followed with 10 points and five rebounds.  

The Diplomats then dropped to Haverford on Saturday by a 62-56 tally. Recap

Hamill paced the offense with a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds. Haley Pilone tallied 13 points while Kenna Williams recorded her eighth double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 boards. 

Last Meeting with McDaniel: Consistent free throw shooting helped F&M to a 76-67 victory against McDaniel on Dec. 8, 2018. Recap.

F&M shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line and dominated the boards with a 51-29 edge thanks to a career-high 17 rebounds from Hamill along with a team-leading 25 points. Pilone (15) and Parsons (12) were the other Diplomats to notch double-digits points. 

Last Meeting with Johns Hopkins: The Diplomats fell to the Blue Jays by a 65-54 score on Feb. 6 last season. Recap.

Hamill led all scorers with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Parsons tallied 11 points on the night while Sarah Pisani followed with 10. 

Last Meeting with Swarthmore: A strong first quarter helped F&M to a 47-38 victory over the Garnet earlier this season. Recap

Pilone led all scorers with 19 points. Lindsey Powers and Hamill combined for 22 boards to help F&M own a 54-47 advantage.

Among the Leaders (NCAA): Pisani ranks 12th across all Division III programs in assists per game with 5.9, and 15th with 94 assists on the year.

First-year Williams sits 23rd with five offensive rebounds per game and 40th with eight double-doubles so far this season.  

Among the Leaders (CC): Pisani leads the Conference in assists per game while Williams ranks second in blocks per game and in rebounds per game at 10.1.

Hamill ranks second in points per game with 18.2 and third in rebounds per game with 10.0 while Pilone ranks sixth, averaging 14.9 points per game.    

Pilone Reaches 1,000: With 15 points in F&M's 76-67 win over McDaniel on Dec. 8, 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, 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, Pilone reset the program mark for career three-pointers made (179), passing Dana Johns '06.