Field Hockey Faces Lafayette In Regular Season Finale
Holy Cross Athletics 10-27-2017
|Holy Cross (6-10, 2-3 Patriot League) vs. Lafayette (6-10, 2-3 Patriot League)|
|Easton, Pa. // Rappolt FIeld|
|Saturday, Oct. 28||12:05 p.m.||Click Here||Click Here|
|Series Record: Lafayette leads 18-15||Last Meeting: HC 2, LAF 0 (10/8/16)|
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW
- The Holy Cross field hockey team is set to play its final regular season game on the road at Lafayette this Saturday with a postseason berth on the line.
- With both teams currently tied at 2-3 in Patriot League play, the winner of Saturday’s game will clinch the final spot in the Patriot League Tournament. Boston University has already clinched the regular season title, and will host the tournament beginning next Friday, Nov. 3.
- Senior Maureen Connolly leads the Patriot League with 44 points on the season, including 18 goals and eight assists. Her 2.75 points per game rank fifth overall in the nation. Her 44 points and 18 goals this season currently rank second all-time in program history.
- Sophomore Marcia LaPlante has started every game in net for the Crusaders, posting a record of 6-10 with a .746 save percentage and 3.20 goals against average. She ranks second in the Patriot League in save percentage and saves per game at 9.38.
- Junior Emily Loprete currently ranks seventh in the Patriot League with 1.19 points per game. She has tallied eight goals with three assists in 15 contests.
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