Friday, September 10, 2010 - 2 p.m.
Quinnipiac University at Northeastearn University
Sweeney Field - Boston, Mass.
Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 1 p.m.
Colgate University at Quinnipiac University
Quinnipiac Field Hockey & Lacrosse Turf Complex - Hamden, Conn.
The Road And Then Back Again
The Quinnipiac field hockey team will travel to Boston, Mass. on Friday, Sept. 10 to take on Northeastern University in a non-conference match-up at Sweeney Field at 2 p.m. The Bobcats then host Colgate University on Sunday, Sept. 12 at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey & Lacrosse Turf Complex at 1 p.m. Quinnipiac is 1-2 after weekend-losses to #9 Boston College (5-1) and Yale (4-3). Northeastern and Columbia are both 1-3 for the week.
Northeastern is currently 1-3 on the year and are coming off a 3-2 win against Maine on Sept. 5. Kaela Barker currently leads the Huskies with five points (two goals, one assist) while Crystal Polland sits in second with a pair of goals for four points. Freshman Lindsay Bennett scored her first career goal against Maine, and was named the CAA Rookie of the Week. In goal, Lizzie Priest has logged every minute in goal for Northeastern, posting a 3.43 goals-against average with eight goals allowed over four games.
All-Time Against Northeastern
Quinnipiac is 0-9 all-time against Northeastern, dating back to their first meeting on Sept. 15, 1999. Seven of the nine match-ups all-time have come on Northeastern's home field. Last season, Quinnipiac lost to Northeastern, 3-1, on their home field.
Colgate is currently 1-3 and will play Yale on Saturday, Sept. 11. Colgate is led by senior goalie Kirsten Lalli, who has won the Patriot League Goalie of the Week award for the past two weeks. She leads the league in save percentage at .788 and is fourth in goals-against average with a mark of 4.50. Offensively, the Raiders top scorer is Laura Denenga with three goals for six points. Halle Biggar is second with two goals while Kendall Zaharris leads the team with three assists.
All-Time Against Colgate
Quinnipiac is 2-0 all-time against Colgate, dating back to the two teams' first meeting on Oct. 23, 1999 when the Bobcats defeated the Raiders, 5-3, in Hamden. Quinnipiac took the second game of the two-year series on Oct. 21, 2000, 5-1, in Hamilton, N.Y.
Well, That Didn't Take Long
Freshman forward Amanda Danziger had a career game against Yale, tallying four points on a goal and two assists in just her third collegiate game. Danziger became the first Quinnipiac freshman to total four points in a game since 2005.
Senior captains Katie Van Nostrand and Tina Watkins had career games against Yale on Sunday. Van Nostrand scored two goals, both off of corners, while Watkins picked up two assists.
Amanda DeLouise (#00) got her first start in goal against Yale on Sunday, recording 10 saves over 63 minutes of play.