Diplomats Host CC Championship – Week 11 Game Notes

Diplomats Host CC Championship – Week 11 Game Notes

2018 Centennial Conference Semifinal
Saturday, May 5, 2018
No. 7 F&M vs. Dickinson | 12:00 p.m.
Series Record: F&M leads 44-0
Streak: F&M +44
Last F&M Victory: 13-10, April 25, 2018
Last Dickinson Victory: N/A

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2018 Centennial Conference Championship
If F&M Advances
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 1:00 p.m.

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No. 25 Washington
Series Record: F&M leads 34-5
Streak: F&M +17
Last F&M Victory: 12-9, April 21, 2018
Last WAC Victory: 9-8, April 10, 2004

No. 4 Gettysburg
Series Record: F&M Leads 32-28-1
Streak: F&M +2
Last F&M Victory: 8-4, April 4, 2018
Last GC Victory: 12-6, April 5, 2017

Series History: Franklin & Marshall opens playoff action Saturday, hosting Dickinson. The Diplomats remained undefeated after dealing the Red Devils a 13-10 defeat on April 25 this season.

F&M holds an active 17-game winning streak against Washington, including a 12-9 win earlier this season.

With an 8-4 victory on April 4, the Diplomats extended their 32-28-1 edge over Gettysburg. While Gettysburg took the regular season contest in 2017, F&M got revenge to take home the CC Title with a 7-6 win last season. 

F&M in the Tournament: F&M is making its 16th appearance in the CC Tournament since 2001. The Diplomats have a 21-9 mark with a 14-2 record in the Semifinals. F&M has won seven CC Titles and 13 overall Conference Championships, including last season.

Milestone Watch: Senior Paige Moriarty reset the Franklin & Marshall and Centennial Conference career points record earlier this season and enters the week with 376 career points. Blake Hargest '10 previously held the record with 341. Moriarty has 217 goals which are good for third – Jen Pritchard '09 has school mark at 268 – while her 159 assists are second. Hargest leads that category as well with 160 assists.

Danielle Harrington entered the top-10 in program history, coming in at sixth with 464 careers saves. Elizabeth Eide '88 leads the category with 732.

National Rankings: Danielle Harrington ranks in the top-25 in two categories nationally heading into the week. Her .549 save percentage is 13th, while her 7.60 goals against average ranks 23rd.

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

Last Time We Met Dickinson: Two late runs in the second half helped No. 7 Franklin & Marshall to a 13-10 win over Dickinson on April 25th. Recap.

Clare MonaghanKatie GroenkeMegan JacksonPaige Moriarty, and Maddie Hughes all netted two goals while Monaghan led with two assists. Nancy TaylorCaroline Kolva, and Grace Norley all had an assist, while Ryann Laible ended with an assist and a goal.

Anya Chopoorian came away with four draw controls. Danielle Harrington tallied eight saves and four groundballs to improve to 14-3.

The Diplomats outshot the Red Devils 31-17 and went 17-for-22 in clear attempts. 

Last Time We Met Washington: A five-goal second half run erased a 6-5 deficit and lifted No. 5 Franklin & Marshall to a 12-9 victory over Washington on April 21st. Recap.

Jane Cote paced the offense with five assists, while Megan Jackson struck on three occasions and Grace Norley ended with two scores and one helper. Clare Monaghan had two goals, and Paige MoriartyMaddie HughesNancy TaylorJuliann Lisovicz and Brianna Gorman all scored once.

Anya Chopoorian ended with 11 draws, and Maggie Hanzsche had two caused turnovers. Danielle Harrington turned away eight shots and collected four ground balls to pick up the win in goal and improved to 13-3.

F&M held a 26-20 edge in shots, took 15-of-23 draws and went 13-for-16 in clear attempts.

Last Time We Met Gettysburg: Danielle Harrington had a career-high 19 saves to lead No. 10 Franklin & Marshall to an 8-4 victory over No. 1 Gettysburg on April 4th. Recap.

Harrington improved to 8-3, and in addition to her 19 saves, she finished with four ground balls. Anya Chopoorian caused two turnovers, had three draws and three ground balls while Maggie Hanzsche and Katharine Yenke both ended with four ground balls.

Ryann Laible and Grace Norley both finished with two goals while Caroline KolvaKatie GroenkeMegan Jackson and Jane Cote all finished with a score. Cote added three helpers, and Paige Moriarty ended with two assists.

Gettysburg held a 32-23 edge in shots and a 9-5 advantage in draws, while ground balls were tied a 19-19.