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Field Hockey to Face Fairfield and Columbia this Weekend

Holy Cross Athletics   09-06-2018

Holy Cross (0-3-0) vs. Fairfield (3-1-0)

Date Sept. 7, 2018
Time 4:30 p.m.
Location Fairfield, Conn. 
University Field 
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Last Meeting Sept. 21, 2016 | W, 4-3 (OT)
Series History Holy Cross leads, 18-15-0
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Holy Cross (0-3-0) vs. Columbia (1-1-0)

Date Sept. 9, 2018
Time 12:05 p.m.
Location Worcester, Mass. 
Hart Turf Field
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Last Meeting Oct. 8, 2017 | L, 1-5
Series History Columbia leads, 6-2-0
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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross field hockey team has another two game weekend this week with its fourth road game in a row at Fairfield on Friday and its home opener on Sunday against Columbia.

The Columbia game will also be the program’s inaugural Pride game, where money will be raised for Safe Homes, a Worcester group that supports the LGBTQ+ youth community of the city.

Things to know about Holy Cross (0-3):

Things to know about Fairfield (3-1):

  • Fairfield is 3-1 on the year with wins against Lafayette, Villanova, and Temple, and a loss to Drexel.
  • Kaley McMullen and Danielle Profita are tied for the team lead with five points from two goals and one assist each.
  • Zoe Rosen has started all four games in goal and has given up 1.64 goals against per game with a save percentage of .762.

Things to know about Columbia (1-1):

  • Columbia is 1-1 so far in 2018 after losing to Quinnipiac in their opener, 2-3, and beating Monmouth, 3-1.
  • Danielle Buttinger leads the team with two goals and Kate Dempsey has a .600 save percentage in goal.
  • This is former U.S. National Team member and two-time Olympian head coach Caroline Nelson-Nichols’ fourth season at the helm of the program.

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