Oct. 2, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College field hockey team will host Dartmouth in non-conference action on Wednesday, October 3 at Lennon Family Field in Providence, R.I. The game is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. and will be televised locally by Cox Sports via tape delay. The match will air on October 6 at 7:00 p.m., October 9 at 7:00 p.m. and October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Providence enters the game with a 5-4 overall record, with each of its four losses coming against nationally-ranked opponents. The Friars are in the midst of a two-game winless streak, having lost to No. 22 Boston College (3-2) on September 23 and No. 5 Connecticut (4-2) on September 28. Providence is the only unranked team to have scored against the Huskies this season and are one of three teams to score multiple goals vs. UConn. The Friars trailed 3-0 in the game, but cut the deficit to one goal (3-2) with 18:40 remaining. Prior to the two losses, the Friars reeled off five-straight victories.
Four Friars have cracked double digits in the points column this season through nine games. Sophomores Henni Tietze (Sankt Augustin, Germany) and Steph Guglielmo (Castle Rock, Colo.) have each recorded five goals and four assists for 14 points. Junior Caitlin Malone (Ossinging, N.Y.) also has 14 points this season on four goals and six assists. Sophomore Kaleigh FitzPatrick (Dedham, Mass.) checks in with 12 points on three goals and six assists. She joins Malone as the team's leader in the assists column.
Tietze is currently in the midst of a seven-game streak in which she has scored at least one point on a goal or an assist. Guglielmo is riding a six-game point streak for the Friars.
Live stats of the Providence vs. Dartmouth field hockey match will be available on the Friars' athletic web site. For a direct link to the live stats, please click the following link: GameTracker
DARTMOUTH (5-4; 2-1 IVY LEAGUE)... The Dartmouth field hockey team enters Wednesday's game with a 5-4 overall record and a 2-1 mark in the Ivy League. The Big Green opened the season with a 3-1 loss to UMass on August 31 and then dropped their next four games to Northeastern (4-1), American (3-0), Maryland (6-0) and Princeton (4-1). Since then, Dartmouth has recovered to win four straight vs. Bryant (6-5), Brown (3-2), Holy Cross (8-1) and Penn (2-0).
Lisa Masini leads the Big Green in scoring with 14 points on six goals and two assists. Seven other players on the roster have scored two or more goals through nine games. Ellen Meyer and Jenna Stearns have split time in the cage this season for Dartmouth. Meyer owns a 2-1 record overall and has recorded a 2.89 goals against average and a 0.723 save percentage. Stearns is 3-3 on the year with a 2.89 goals against average and a 0.667 save percentage. - FRIARS -