No. 11 Field Hockey Continues Conference Action - Week 4 Game Notes

No. 11 Field Hockey Continues Conference Action - Week 4 Game Notes

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Game 6
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2018
F&M vs. Dickinson | Lancaster | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 39-9-2
Streak: +11
Last F&M Victory: 2-0, Sept. 20, 2017
Last DC Victory: 4-3, Oct. 16, 2007

Game 7
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
F&M at Haverford | Haverford | 12:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 29-7-1
Streak: F&M +10
Last F&M Victory: 3-0, Sept. 23, 2017
Last HC Victory: 4-1, Oct. 16, 2010

Series History: Franklin & Marshall continues Centennial Conference (CC) action, first hosting Dickinson on Wednesday before traveling to Haverford on Saturday. The Diplomats hold a 22-3-1 record when playing the Red Devils in Lancaster. Since 1993, F&M owns a 22-7 overall advantage over the Fords.

Last Game Against Dickinson: F&M scored two goals in the last eight minutes of action to deliver a 2-0 victory over Dickinson last season. Paige Notarianni and Emily Nagle notched one goal each.

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Last Game Against Haverford: A trio of goals from Erin Coverdale and a strong defensive show helped the Diplomats to a 3-0 win over the Fords on Sept. 23 last season.

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Last Week: F&M finished the week 5-1, 0-1 CC after recording a dominant 7-0 win over Eastern on Wednesday before falling to Muhlenberg 1-0 to open CC action on Saturday.

Against the Eagles, five Diplomats tallied goals and senior goalkeeper Ilianna Santangelo set the new program record for career wins after picking up her 51st victory.

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Muhlenberg tallied the lone goal in the 44th minute off a penalty corner to take Saturday's contest 1-0. Coverdale and Melissa Gula led the offense with four shots apiece.

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In the Rankings: The Diplomats fell No. 11 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Poll. Johns Hopkins (No. 15) is the only other CC school while reigning Champion, Middlebury, sits in the top spot.  

The full top-20 list can be found here

Among the Leaders (NCAA): After allowing only one goal on the year, F&M ranks first across Division III teams in goals against average (0.16) and shutouts per game (0.83). Santangelo ranks third in the country for goals against average (0.17).

Among the Leaders (CC): Coverdale currently leads all CC players with 13 points and is tied for first with six goals on the year while Emily Nagle and Durantine are tied for first with two assists. Santangelo leads the Conference in save percentage (.947), total goals against (1), and goals-against average (0.17). 

Santangelo Sets Wins Mark: With a 7-0 F&M victory over Eastern on Sept 12., Santangelo set the program record for career wins with 51. She surpassed Avery Koep '14.

Milestone Watch: Santangelo ranks third in career shutouts with 25, while Laura Cianciulli '82 leads with 30.

Home-field Advantage: The Diplomats currently hold a nine-game winning streak at home that dates back to Sept. 13, 2017 while also owning a 6-0 record in CC games played in Lancaster dating back to Oct. 22, 2016.