Diplomats Set to Host McDaniel & Washington - Week 9 Game Notes

Diplomats Set to Host McDaniel & Washington - Week 9 Game Notes

Game 15
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
McDaniel at F&M | 7:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 40-6
Streak: F&M +17
Last F&M Victory: 19-6, April 17, 2017
Last McD Victory: 6-5, May 6, 2004

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Game 16
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Washington at F&M | 4:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 33-5
Streak: F&M +16
Last F&M Victory: 11-4, April 22, 2017
Last WAC Victory: 9-8, April 10, 2004

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Series History: Franklin & Marshall opens the second-to-last week of the regular season on Wednesday, hosting McDaniel. The Diplomats have historically dominated the Green Terror, owning a 40-6 lead in the all-time series and an active 17-game winning streak.

Washington comes to town on Saturday to continue a series that has seen the Diplomats win 33 of the first 38 meetings. F&M has a 15-game winning streak against the Shoremen that dates back to 2004.

Milestone Watch: Senior Paige Moriarty reset the Franklin & Marshall and Centennial Conference career points record two weeks ago and enters the week with 356 career points. Blake Hargest '10 previously held the record with 341. Moriarty has 207 goals which are good for third – Jen Pritchard '09 has school mark at 268 – while her 149 assists are tied for third. Hargest leads that category as well with 160 assists.

Danielle Harrington entered the top-10 in program history, coming in at sixth with 428 careers saves. Elizabeth Eide '88 leads the category with 732.

National Rankings: Danielle Harrington ranks in the top-15 in two categories nationally heading into the week. Her .583 save percentage is fifth, while her 6.67 goals against average ranks 12th.

Top-25: F&M is ranked fifth in the latest coaches poll. Gettysburg, who is ranked second, and Haverford (25th) are the only other Centennial schools ranked in the top-25. Complete poll.

200: Already the winningest coach in program history, head coach Mike Faith is one shy of career number 200. He enters the week with 199 (102 at F&M) career victories.

Senior Day: Six seniors are set to play their last regular-season weekend game at Shadek Stadium this Saturday. Katie Groenke, Danielle Harrington, Ryann Laible, Paige Moriarty, Aly Saliba and Hannah Serling make up the F&M women's lacrosse class of 2018.

Last Time We Met McDaniel: No. 9 Franklin & Marshall defeated McDaniel 19-6 last season. Complete release.

Paige Moriarty led the offense with five goals and two assists, and Gabby Frank ended with two goals and two helpers. Taylor Freud had two caused turnovers, and Vanessa Budd came away with five draws.

Julia Nelson picked up the win with five stops, two caused turnovers and three grounds to improve to 1-0 while Nikki Francis took the loss with three stops.

F&M held a 30-18 edge in shots and went 12-for-14 on clear attempts.

Last Time We Met Washington: Hannah Serling scored three goals and dished out an assist to help lead No. 9 Franklin & Marshall to an 11-4 victory over Washington in last year's meeting. Complete release.

Serling's three scores and one assist, along with Paige Moriarty's two goals and two assists, paced the offense. Vanessa Budd led the defense with four caused turnovers and four ground balls, and Hannah Serling added three caused turnovers and five ground balls to her stat line. Melissa Judge had six draws for F&M.

Danielle Harrington improved to 11-4 with six saves, and Haylee Solomon took the loss with 18 stops.

F&M outshot Washington 40-20, held a 13-4 edge in draws and went 18-for-20 on clear attempts.