Diplomats Set for Shadek Opener - Week 2 Game Notes

Diplomats Set for Shadek Opener - Week 2 Game Notes

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Game 2
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
F&M vs. Frostburg St. | Lancaster, Pa. | 3:00 PM
Series Record: FSU leads 1-0
Streak: F&M -1
Last F&M Victory: N/A
Last FSU Victory: 9-8, Feb. 25, 2017

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Series History: F&M meets with Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) opponent Frostburg for the second time in series history on Saturday. Frostburg leads the series 1-0, after a narrow 9-8 victory last year. 

Rankings: F&M enters the week ranked 11th in the latest coaches poll. Gettysburg (13th) and Dickinson (14th) are the other CC schools ranked in the top-20. Complete poll.

Records Watch: Sean Rogers enters the week with 194 career points and is looking to become just the fifth player in program history to reach 200. Rogers has 109 goals, which place him sixth on the all-time list, while his 85 assists are seventh. Chris Mergardt '96 (192 goals) and Jon Dale '90 (218 assists) hold the top spots in those respective categories. 

Last Time We Met Frostburg: Franklin & Marshall dropped a hard-fought game, 9-8, to Frostburg at home last Feb. 25. Full recap.

Anthony Dougherty caused three turnovers and collected four ground balls and Tommy O'Connor recorded two caused turnovers. Scott Hatch took the loss and dropped to 0-2 with three stops while Jack Mark improved to 1-1 for the Bobcats with 10 saves.

F&M outshot Frostburg 45-19, held a 24-17 edge in ground balls and went 11-for-12 on clear attempts.

F&M Last Week: No. 15 Franklin & Marshall outscored No. 12 Lynchburg 5-2 in the fourth to defeat the Hornets 14-11 in non-conference men's lacrosse action Sunday afternoon.  Kevin Mollihan and Harry Rice each registered four goals, while Luke Keating recorded a hat trick. 

F&M outshot Lynchburg 48-36, held a 24-22 edge in ground balls, but the Hornets held a slight 15-14 advantage in faceoffs. Full recap.