Field Hockey Faces #14 Harvard And #25 American This Week
Holy Cross Athletics 09-26-2017
|Holy Cross (5-4, 2-0 Patriot League) vs. #14 Harvard (6-2, 1-0 Ivy League)|
|Worcester, Mass. // Hart Turf Field|
|Wednesday, Sept. 27||6:05 p.m.||Click Here||Click Here|
|Series Record: Harvard leads, 16-2||Last Meeting: Harvard 2, HC 1 (9/2/2016)|
|Holy Cross (5-4, 2-0 Patriot League) vs. #25 American (7-3, 2-0 Patriot League)|
|Washington, D.C. // William I Jacobs Recreational Complex|
|Saturday, Sept. 30||12:05 p.m.||--||Click Here|
|Series Record: American leads, 18-3-0||Last Meeting: American 1, HC 0 (11/4/2016)|
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW
- The Holy Cross field hockey team will face a pair of nationally-ranked teams this week, as the Crusaders face #14 Harvard at home Wednesday before traveling to #25 American on Saturday.
- Senior Maureen Connolly and sophomore Marcia LaPlante both earned Patriot League weekly honors on Monday following a strong 2-0 week for the Crusaders.
- Connolly leads the Patriot League with 25 points on the season, including 10 goals and five assists. She has added at least one point in all nine games of the season, and has scored at least one goal in eight contests.
- LaPlante holds a record of 5-4, and has posted a save percentage of .784 through nine starts to rank second in the Patriot League.
- Junior Emily Loprete currently ranks sixth in the Patriot League with 1.33 points per game. She has tallied five goals with two assists in nine contests.
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