Two Non-Conference Tests Await Diplomats

Two Non-Conference Tests Await Diplomats
Game 5
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
F&M at Elizabethtown | Elizabethtown, Pa. | 7:00 PM
Series Record: ETOWN leads 14-7
Streak: ETOWN +2
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Sept. 14, 2010
Last ETOWN Victory: 2-0, Sept. 10, 2014
Live Stats | Video
 
Game 6
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
F&M vs. Widener | Lancaster, Pa. | 4:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 4-3-1
Streak: WU +1
Last F&M Victory: 1-0, Sept. 27, 2012
Last WU Victory: 1-0, Oct. 1, 2013
Live Stats | Video (HD)

Last Week: F&M started the season by going 1-1-1 in the opening week. The Diplomats opened the campaign by playing Penn St.-Berks to a 0-0 tie on Tuesday, before losing 2-0 to Lebanon Valley on Saturday.

On Sunday, F&M played its first home match and earned its first victory of the season, 1-0 over Rosemont. The Diplomats outshot the Ravens 21-2 and got a late winner from Freshman Lauren Kranis in the 81st minute.

To see highlights of this match, click here.

Series History: On Wednesday, Franklin & Marshall travels to face the Blue Jays of Elizabethtown College, holders of a 14-7 all-time advantage over the Diplomats. F&M will be looking for its first victory since 2010 over the local rivals. The match kicks off at 7:00 p.m.

The Diplomats play host to Widener on Saturday, a 4:00 p.m. start at Tylus Field. F&M will look to improve on a 4-3-1 advantage in the series.

Most Recent Meetings: F&M last met Elizabethtown on Sept. 10, 2014 with the Blue Jays stealing a 2-0 victory despite seven saves from F&M goalkeeper Shannon Johnson-Finn. To read a recap of that match, click here.

Widener and F&M last met in early October of 2013, a 1-0 overtime victory for the Pride. The Diplomats fell victim to a 97th minute winner by Widener's Karen Thomas, giving the Pride the victory despite being outshot 13-5 by F&M. A recap of that match can be read here.