Diplomats Look to Continue Strong CC Play

Diplomats Look to Continue Strong CC Play

F&M vs. Widener Video Highlights

Game 10
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Franklin & Marshall at McDaniel | Westminster, Md.| 4:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 17-6-2
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 2-1, Sept. 19, 2012
Last McD Victory: 2-1, Oct. 10, 2009
Live Stats

Game 11
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
Muhlenberg at Franklin & Marshall | Lancaster, Pa. | 2:00 PM
Series Record: MUHL leads 4-16-2
Streak: Tie 1
Last F&M Victory: 1-0, Oct. 15, 2011
Last MUHL Victory: 4-0, Oct. 23, 2010
Live Stats | Video (HD)


Series History: Franklin & Marshall travels to McDaniel on Wednesday, leading the all-time series at 17-6-2. These squads faced off last Sept. 19th when the Diplomats escaped Westminster with a 2-1 win. F&M has taken the last three matches against Green Terror and haven't lost in the series since a 2-1 defeat back in 2009.

Against Muhlenberg, the Diplomats trail the all-time series at 4-16-2, but haven't lost since a 4-0 shutout on Oct. 23, 2010. The last win belongs to F&M, a 1-0 victory at Tylus field on Oct. 15, 2011.  These squads faced off last season on Oct. 13th , battling to a 0-0 2OT tie at Tylus Field.

Last Week: F&M went 0-1-1 last week to bring its record to 4-2-3, 2-0-2 CC on the year. The Diplomats fell in heartbreaking fashion against Widener on Wednesday with a 1-0 defeat in overtime, before battling Haverford to a 0-0 draw on Saturday in CC action.

Against the Pride, F&M's stellar defense through the first two halves of regulation broke down just minutes into overtime when Widener's Jenna Pedrick sent a cross from the right side of the field to a cutting Karen Thomas in the box for the game-winning goal.

To view highlights from this contest against the Pride, click here.

Despite multiple scoring chances throughout the contest from both squads, F&M and Haverford had to settle for a 0-0 2OT tie on Saturday evening at Tylus Field. The Diplomats moved to 4-2-3, 2-0-2 CC with the result, while the Fords' record now stands at 4-2-4, 1-0-2 CC.

Conference Rank: F&M goalkeeper Amanda McGowan has been stellar between the pipes throughout the season, ranking among the best in the conference in multiple statistical categories.  McGowan places third in the CC in both goals against average (0.68) and save percentage (.863) while ranking fifth in saves (44).

Time Change: The start time for the Saturday, Oct. 12 game against Muhlenberg at Tylus Field has been moved up to 2:00 p.m. The original start time was slated for 3:30 p.m.