LANCASTER, Pa. - Kimmy Fisher and Becky Willert have been chosen to represent the Franklin & Marshall field hockey team at the 2011 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Senior Game on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Nichols College. Game time is tentatively set for 5:00 pm.
Fisher and Willert are two of 57 seniors chosen to represent their respective schools in the game. The NFHCA senior game is held annually in conjuction with the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Final Four. This year's Final Four contests are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm at Nichols College, with the championship match set for Sunday Nov. 20 at 1:00 pm.
F&M retained its No. 7 ranking in this week's Kookaburra/NFHCA National Coaches Poll after the Diplomats closed out the regular season with a 2-0 week. F&M posted home shutout victories over Gettysburg (5-0) and Dickinson (2-0) to complete a perfect 10-0 Centennial Conference (CC) regular season.
The top-seeded Diplomats will host the CC tournament for the first time in school history this weekend. F&M will face the winner of Wednesday's game between fourth-seeded Haverford and fifth-seeded Washington College on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 12:00 pm. Second-seeded Ursinus and third-seeded Johns Hopkins will meet the other semifinal at 2:30 pm.