Series History: F&M seeks its first win against Johns Hopkins since the 1997 season on Wednesday when the Diplomats travel to Baltimore. The Blue Jays hold a 20-3-2 overall record with Johns Hopkins taking last year's meeting 3-0 in Lancaster.
On Saturday, F&M heads to Haverford, a team that holds a slight 15-14 edge overall against the Diplomats. These two squads played to a 0-0 tie in last year's meeting on Oct. 5, 2013.
Last Week: A late Bryn Mawr goal pushed the Owls past F&M on Sunday.
In the 86th minute with the contest still scoreless, Owls' player Alexandra Wiegel received a cross from the right side and deflected the ball past F&M goalkeeper Shannon Johnson-Finn to give Bryn Mawr a 1-0 lead and the eventual victory.
With two minutes left, the Diplomats had an opportunity to score off a corner kick from Jennifer Lurty, however Bryn Mawr goalie Aviva Kosansky came out and grabbed the ball in traffic to preserve the 1-0 advantage.
The Diplomats kept the edge in corner kicks at 7-2, while leading in shots by an 11-5 margin.
Last Time We Met Johns Hopkins: F&M wrapped up its 2013 season on Nov. 2, 2013 by falling to No. 7 Johns Hopkins 3-0.
The Blue Jays got the scoring started at the 31st minute in the opening half when Sydney Teng slipped behind the Diplomat defense and fired a shot to the right side of the net for the 1-0 lead.
Up 2-0 with nine minutes left in the contest, Hopkins netted another goal to seal the 3-0 win.
F&M goalie Amanda McGowan registered six saves on the afternoon.
Last Time We Met Haverford: Despite multiple scoring chances throughout the contest from both teams, the Diplomats and the Fords had to settle for a 0-0 2OT tie on Oct. 5, 2013.
F&M's best scoring chance in the opening frame came in the 20th minute when the Haverford goalkeeper misplayed a ball directed back into their zone. Spencer Plante jumped on the miscue, firing a shot on goal that had to be blocked by a Fords' defender, just inches from sneaking into the net.
Haverford lined up for a free kick three minutes into the second overtime and sent the ball on net with multiple Fords in front, but McGowan managed to fight through the swarm of opposing players and snag the ball, preserving the 0-0 tie.