Game 7 Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 F&M vs. Swarthmore | Lancaster, Pa. | 4:00 p.m. Series Record: F&M Leads 24-9-2 Streak: SWAT +1 Last F&M Victory: 2-1, Sept. 15, 2013 Last SWAT Victory: 3-0, Sept. 20, 2014 Live Stats | Video (HD)
Last Week: F&M is coming off of a 1-1 week. Wednesday saw the Diplomats travel to Elizabethtown, falling to the Blue Jays, 2-0.
On Saturday, F&M evened its record at 2-2-1 with a dramatic 2-1 overtime victory over Widener. Meghan Byrne scored her first collegiate goal on a penalty kick to tie the match in the 63rd minute, before assisting on Hannah Kowalewski's golden goal in the first period of overtime.
Highlights of this match can be seen here.
Series Histories: Franklin & Marshall travels to No. 9 Misericordia on Wednesday for the third meeting between the schools. The Diplomats will look to claim their first win against the Cougars, who have won the previous two contests. That match is set to begin at 7:00 p.m.
F&M begins Centennial Conference (CC) play on Saturday when the Diplomats host Swarthmore at 7:00 p.m. on Tylus Field. The match will be the 36th of the series, in which F&M holds a 24-9-2 lead.
Most Recent Meetings: Misericordia and F&M last squared off on Sept. 17, 2014. The Cougars, ranked No. 10 at the time, came away 4-1 victors as Brianna Reid scored the lone goal for the Diplomats in the 23rd minute. A recap of the match can be read here.
F&M's last meeting with Swarthmore was a 3-0 victory for the Garnet on Sept. 20, 2014. Swarthmore used two early goals in the third and 20th minutes to down the Diplomats. To view a recap of the match, click here.
In the Rankings: Goalkeeper Nicole Savidge tops the CC rankings with 6.0 saves per game. Her 18 saves overall are good for fourth in the conference.