Field Hockey Heads To Maine On Friday, Sept. 21; Hosts American Univ. On Sunday, Sept. 23 At 12 PM
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 - 6:00 PM Quinnipiac University at University of Maine University of Maine Field Hockey Complex - Orono, Me. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 - 12:00 PM Quinnipiac University vs. American–– University Quinnipiac Field Hockey Turf Complex - Hamden, Conn.
Friday Night Lights and a Sunday Matinee The Quinnipiac University field hockey will travel to Orono, Me. to take on the University of Maine on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. The Bobcats return home on Sunday, Sept. 23 to host American University at 12 p.m. at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey Turf Complex in Hamden, Conn.
Next Up For The Bobcats Quinnipiac will host Brown on Wednesday, Sept. 26 in a midweek non-conference match at 4 p.m. at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey Complex in Hamden, Conn. After a road contest at Harvard on Sept. 30, the Bobcats open Northeast Conference play at Sacred Heart on Oct. 7 before returning home for a pair of NEC games against Monmouth on Oct. 12 and Rider on Oct. 14.
Scouting Maine The No. 23 University of Maine hosts Quinnipiac on Friday, Sept. 21 with a record of 5-4, featuring wins in four consecutive games. The Black Bears are led by Cassidy Svetek, who has team-highs in goals (5) and points (10) while Annabelle Hamilton has tallied four goals and an assist for nine points. Zoe Berkey and Holly Stewart have registered a team-leading two assists through the Black Bears' first nine games. Alicia Frisch is currently 4-1 in goal, with a 1.26 goals-against average and a .759 save percentage.
All-Time Against Maine Quinnipiac and Maine have met 10 times since their first match-up on Sept. 9, 2000. Maine holds the advantage in the all-time series, 6-4. Quinnipiac's last win against Maine came in Orono, Me. on Sept. 21, 2008 when the Bobcats tipped the Black Bears, 4-2. Quinnipiac is 2-3 all-time on Maine's home field.
Scouting American American University comes to town on Sunday, Sept. 23 with a record of 3-5, with all three games coming in their its last four games. Shelly Montgomery leads the Eagles with eight points, while she is currently tied for the team lead with Alex McMackin with three goals. Gina Hoffman has dished out three assists. In goal, Ashley Dalisera is 3-5 with a 1.76 GAA and .758 save percentage.
All-Time Against American American has won the only previous match-up against the Bobcats, taking a 4-1 decision in College Park, Md. on Nov. 11, 2003.
Multimedia Bobcat fans can access live stats by clicking on the appropriate links on the Field Hockey Schedule at the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.Quinnipiacbobcats.com. Live audio will also be available for Sunday's game against Maine provided by QBSN.
Taylor Made Jennalise Taylor (Yardley, Pa.) increased her team-leading goal and point totals with a goal in each of the Bobcats two games this week. Taylor was one of three Bobcats to score in Quinnipiac's 3-0 win against St. Joseph's in Philadelphia, Pa. on Friday, Sept. 14 before scoring the game's first goal in Quinnipiac's 4-2 loss to Lafayette on Sunday, Sept. 16.
The Captain Leads Taylor leads Quinnipiac with five goals - including four game-winners - and 12 points for the season.
Allen is All-In Ashleigh Allen (Glastonbury, Conn.) scored her first career goal in Quinnipiac's 3-0 win against St. Joseph's on Friday, Sept. 14 in Philadelphia, Pa.