F&M Set to Play FDU-Florham Wednesday – Week 2 Game Notes

F&M Set to Play FDU-Florham Wednesday – Week 2 Game Notes

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Game 2
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
F&M at FDU-Florham | Madison, N.J. | 7:00 PM 

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Series Record: F&M leads 1-0
Streak: F&M +1
Last F&M Victory: 1-0, Sept. 5, 2018 
Last FDU Victory: N/A

Series History

The Diplomats are set to face the Devils at FDU-Florham for just the second time in program history. F&M beat FDU-Florham 1-0 behind a Melissa Gula score, assisted by Emma Durantine last year in Lancaster.

Last Week

The Diplomats opened their season with a 6-1 victory over Elizabethtown Friday. Lily Mynott and Darby Klopp each recorded two goals and an assist.

For a full recap, click here. 

Polls

F&M was selected as the No. 10 team in all of Division III in the NFHCA preseason poll, after finishing as the No. 11 team in the country in the NFHCA poll last season. The first poll of the regular season is set to debut on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Complete Poll.

The Diplomats were selected to finish second in the CC in the 2019 Centennial Conference Field Hockey Preseason Poll. Johns Hopkins was selected to repeat as CC Champions, receiving 99 total points, including eight first-place votes. F&M received the remaining three first-place votes (93 total points) after falling to JHU in the CC Championship last season. Complete Poll.

Record Book Watch

Erin Coverdale is second in program history with 14 career game-winning goals. She is just one behind Sydney Cole '18 as the program leader. Coverdale has 46 career goals and is sixth in program history. She is one goal away from entering the top-five.

Caitlin Morrissey has six penalty stroke conversions in her career. The F&M record is 10 (Annie Horsley '18).