F&M Rounds Out Regular Season With Two CC Games - Week 10 Game Notes

F&M Rounds Out Regular Season With Two CC Games - Week 10 Game Notes
Game 17
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
No. 10 F&M at Dickinson | Carlisle | 4:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 42-0
Streak: F&M +42
Last F&M Victory: 15-3, April 30, 2016
Last Dickinson Victory: N/A
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Game 18
Saturday, April 29, 2017
No. 10 F&M vs. Muhlenberg | Lancaster | 12:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 33-0
Streak: F&M +33
Last F&M Victory: 18-12, March 26, 2016
Last Muhlenberg Victory: N/A
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Franklin & Marshall enters the final week of the regular season with plenty to play for as the Centennial Conference (CC) standings feature four teams within a game of first place. The Diplomats (12-4, 6-1 CC) currently stand in second place ahead of two important Centennial games to close out the regular season schedule. 

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Series History: F&M faces off with two CC opponents in the top half of the standings, but the Diplomats have a combined 75-0 record against the two foes. Dickinson has dropped its first 42 meetings against F&M, while Muhlenberg is looking for its first win over the Diplomats after 33 consecutive losses to open the series.

National Rankings: The Diplomats held on for a top 10 position in this week's IWLCA poll, landing at No. 10 in the nation. No. 3 Gettysburg is the only other CC team to feature in the poll.

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Player of the Week: On Monday, F&M's Paige Moriarty was named CC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. The honor came after Moriarty recorded seven goals and four assists in a 2-0 week for the Diplomats.

Record Watch: Moriarty continues to ascend the ranks of the Diplomats' career offensive leaders. Her 266 career points are good for seventh on the all-time list, while Blake Hargest '10 leads the way with 341. Moriarty's 157 career goals are good for 10th, while her 109 assists are now fourth.

Last week Gabby Frank became just the 17th player in program history to surpass 200 career points. The senior has now collected 205 points over her four seasons in Lancaster.

Among the Leaders: At 5.81 goals allowed per game, the Diplomats rank 10th in the nation in team defense.

Individually, Moriaty ranks atop the Centennial rankings for total points with 71. Her 33 assists (2nd in CC) and 38 goals (5th) give her one more total point than Washington's Katherine Vincent, who ranks second in points with 70.

Frank also cracked the CC's top 10 in assists, dishing out 20 helpers to rank seventh in the Conference.

Danielle Harrington ranks near the top of the Centennial in several goalkeeping statistics, coming in second for save percentage (51.3) and goals-against average (6.04).

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Last Week: A nine-goal run in the first half propelled F&M to a 19-6 win over McDaniel on Wednesday.

The Diplomats rounded out the week by visiting Washington on Saturday, shutting out the Shorewomen in the first half on the way to an 11-4 win on the road in Chestertown.

Last Time We Met Dickinson: No. 4 F&M cruised to a 15-3 victory over the Red Devils on April 30 of last year, celebrating Senior Day by clinching the top seed in the CC Tournament.

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Last Time We Met Muhlenberg: Six goals and two assists from Moriarty powered the No. 2 Diplomats to an 18-12 win over the Mules on March 26, 2016.

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