Field Hockey Travels To Lock Haven For NEC Opener On Friday, Oct. 2

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (1-7, 0-0 NEC) at

Lock Haven University Eagles (7-3, 0-0 NEC)

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 - 5 p.m.

The Charlotte E. Smith Field - Lock Haven, Pa.

Northeast Conference Opener
The Quinnipiac University field hockey team will take on Lock Haven University on the Eagles home turf on Friday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. The game will be the first Northeast Conference match-up of the season for both teams. Quinnipiac stands at 7-3 overall while Quinnipiac is 1-7.

Scouting Lock Haven University
Lock Haven is currently 7-3 overall with wins in their last four games. Lock Haven won the NEC Regular-Season and Tournament Championships last season. Amy Hordendorf leads Lock Haven with nine goals and 19 points. Alanna Lewis and Emma Wessner are tied for the team lead with four assists apiece. Eight different Eagles have scored for Lock Haven, with five scoring multiple goals. Erin Terreson has logged every minute in goal for Lock Haven, stopping 46 of 62 shots in goal for a .742 save percentage. With 16 goals scored against her in over 700 minutes in net, Terreson also carries a 2.05 goals-against average.

All-Time Against The Eagles
Quinnipiac and Lock Haven have faced each other six times since their first meeting on Oct. 8, 2004. Quinnipiac's only win of the all-time series was a 1-0 victory on Oct. 20, 2006 in Hamden, Conn. Lock Haven has won the last three match-ups between the two teams. The last two meetings came last season, with the second pitting Quinnipiac against Lock Haven in the NEC Tournament Semifinals.