No. 8 F&M Enters Second Week of Conference Play - Week 5 Game Notes

No. 8 F&M Enters Second Week of Conference Play - Week 5 Game Notes

Season Links 

Game 7
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
No. 8 F&M vs. Dickinson | Carlisle | 4:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 40-9-2
Streak: F&M +12
Last F&M Victory: 4-0, Sept. 19, 2018
Last DC Victory: 4-3, Oct. 16, 2007

Game 8
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019
No. 8 F&M vs. Haverford | Lancaster | 12:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 30-7-1
Streak: F&M +11
Last F&M Victory: 3-1, Sept. 22, 2018
Last HC Victory: 4-1, Oct. 16, 2010

Series History

The No. 8 Diplomats begin their week Wednesday afternoon at Dickinson. F&M has won 12 straight games against the Red Devils and 16 of the last 17 games, dating back to 2004.

F&M hosts Haverford Saturday at 12:00 p.m. The Diplomats have beaten the Fords in their last 11 contests, outscoring Haverford 32-5 in that span.

Last Week

F&M defeated York (Pa.), 5-1, on Wednesday. Lily Mynott recorded a first-half hat trick and Darby Klopp scored two. Recap. Video Highlights.

The Diplomats blanked Muhlenberg in the Centennial Conference (CC) opener, winning the game 3-0. Addie Peters and Caitlin Morrissey each scored their first goals of the season. Recap. Video Highlights.

Mynott and Seery Earn CC Players of the Week

Lily Mynott and Christina Seery earned Conference Player of the Week honors for offense and defense, respectively.

Mynott recorded four goals, including a hat trick against York and two game-winners.

Seery did not surrender a goal all week as F&M went 2-0 with her in the cage.

Among the Leaders (CC)

Lily Mynott leads the CC in scoring with 11 goals and 24 points, both first in the Conference.

Christina Seery is second in the CC in save percentage (.833), goals against (3), and goals-against average (0.53).

F&M puts more pressure on opposing goalkeepers than anyone in the CC, leading the Conference with 166 shot attempts.

Among the Leaders (NCAA)

F&M has the sixth-best average scoring margin in the NCAA with 3.83 and averages the second-most penalty corners with 13.83 per game.

Lily Mynott's 1.83 goals per game is good for second in the NCAA.

Christina Seery is 10th in the NCAA with 0.53 goals-against average.

Polls 

F&M was selected as the No. 8 team in all of Division III in the third NFHCA poll of the regular season, moving up one spot from last week's poll. Four Centennial Conference teams received votes in the national rankings: No. 8 F&M, No. 9 Johns Hopkins,  No. 10 Ursinus, and Haverford. The next poll is set to debut on Tuesday, Oct. 1. 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 has 49 career goals and is fourth in program history. She is one away from 50 career goals, three away from entering the top-three in F&M history, and five away from becoming the record-holder. Coverdale has 19 career assists, tied for seventh in program history, and is one away from moving into a tie for sixth in program history.

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

Lily Mynott has scored 28 career goals, 14th in F&M history. Eleven more goals will put her into the top-10 in program history.

Coverdale Breaks Game-Winner Record

Erin Coverdale broke the F&M record for career game-winners when she notched her 15th and 16th career game-winners against Lebanon Valley (9/11) and Mary Washington (9/14), passing Sydney Cole '18.