No. 10 Field Hockey Travels to Bryn Mawr - Week 8 Game Notes

No. 10 Field Hockey Travels to Bryn Mawr - Week 8 Game Notes

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Game 15
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018
F&M at Bryn Mawr | Bryn Mawr | 11:00 AM

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Series Record: F&M leads 23-0-2
Streak: F&M +23
Last F&M Victory: 7-0, Oct. 21, 2017
Last BMC Victory: N/A

CC Playoff Picture: Franklin & Marshall currently sits second in Centennial Conference (CC) play with a 7-1 mark. Johns Hopkins leads at 7-0 while Ursinus sits in third at 6-1. If the Diplomats win their final two games of the season, which includes a match against Hopkins on Oct. 27, they will have earned hosting rights for the CC Tournament with a first-place spot.

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Series History: F&M remains unbeaten by Bryn Mawr, holding a 23-0-2 record against the Owls and an 11-0-1 record when playing in Bryn Mawr.

Last Game Against Bryn Mawr: The Diplomats notched a decisive 7-0 win over the Owls last season. Six Diplomats tallied goals as part of the effort with Emily Nagle recording two.

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Last Week: F&M came away with a crucial 3-0 victory over Gettysburg on Wednesday last week after three second-half goals in a 10-minute span.

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The Diplomats closed out the week with a 6-0 win at home against Washington College on Saturday. Both Nagle and Erin Coverdale notched two goals apiece.

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In the Rankings: The Diplomats jumped to No. 10 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Poll this week. Johns Hopkins (No. 15) and Ursinus (No. 19) are the only other CC schools in the top-20 while reigning Champion, Middlebury, sits in the top spot.

The full top-20 list can be found here.

Among the Leaders (NCAA): After allowing just six goals on the year, F&M ranks fifth across Division III teams in save percentage (.870). The Diplomats also rank fourth in goals against average (0.43) and third in shutouts per game (0.71).

Goalkeeper Ilianna Santangelo sits fifth in the country for goals against average (0.45) and sixth in save percentage (0.857). Coverdale broke into the top-50 in points per game (41st – 2.29) and goals per game (28th – 1.07).

Among the Leaders (CC): Coverdale currently leads all CC players with 32 points and is first with 15 goals on the year while Nagle and Melissa Gula are tied for third with five assists. Lily Mynott ranks 10th with seven goals on the year. Santangelo leads the Conference in save percentage (.857) and is first in goals-against average (0.45). 

Milestone Watch: Coverdale sits ninth in the program for points with 94 in her career. Brittany Croll '06 leads the category with 127. She also sits tied for seventh with 41 goals, needing four more to reach sixth. Coverdale is tied for third in program history with 11 game-winning goals. Sydney Cole '17 leads the category with 15. The junior forward also sits tied for third for single-season game-winning goals with six on the year so far.

Santangelo is second in career shutouts with 28, while Laura Cianciulli '82 leads with 30. The senior also ranks 10th in saves with 218. Kelly Schenke '95 leads the category with 1,279.

Santangelo Sets Win 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.

Home-field Advantage: The Diplomats enter the week owning a 10-0 record in CC games played in Lancaster dating back to Oct. 22, 2016.