September 18, 2009

Field Hockey Faces Lafayette On Sunday, Sept. 20

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (0-4) at
Lafayette College Leopards (5-1)
Lafayette Field - Easton, Pa.
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 - 2 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 20 - Quinnipiac at Lafayette
The Quinnipiac University field hockey team will travel to Easton, Pa. on Sunday, Sept. 20 to participate in the Lafayette College Invitational. Lafayette will play Pacific at 11 a.m. on Sunday before taking on the Bobcats at 2 p.m. Lafayette enters Sunday's doubleheader with an overall record of 5-1. Quinnipiac is still searching for its first win of the season at 0-4.

Scouting The Lafayette College Leopards
Lafayette is 5-1 overall and winners of their last three games. Their lone loss of the season came on Sept. 11 in a 1-0 decision to Temple. Deanna DiCroce leads all Leopards with seven points on three goals and one assist. Kelly Hilovsky is tied for the team lead with three goals while Amber Saber leads Lafayette with two assists. In goal, Kelsey Andersen has logged every minute of the season in the cage, posting a 1.20 goals-against average with three shuouts in six games played.


All-Time Against The Leopards
Quinnipiac and Lafayette have squared off just twice in their programs' histories with the Leopards taking both contests. Lafayette won the first match-up, on Sept. 9, 2007 in Easton, Pa., 2-1 before knocking off the Bobcats 3-1 last season in Hamden.

Last Time Out - Hofstra 2, Quinnipiac 1 2OT

Quinnipiac lost a heartbreaker on Wednesday, Sept. 16 in a 2-1 loss in double overtime to Hofstra on the Pride's home turf. Lauren Hartnett scored early in the second half before Hofstra scored with ten minutes remaining in regulation. They would score the game-winner in the 91st minute. Jenna Grossman had 12 saves in the loss.