Field Hockey Weekly Preview

Field Hockey Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College field hockey team enters the month of October with a 4-4 record after winning all three of its games last week. The Bantams return to action this week on Wednesday for a non-conference matchup at home against Keene State, before hosting New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) foe Bowdoin on Saturday at 11 a.m.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (4-4) v. Keene State (7-4)
Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m.
Robin Sheppard Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (4-4) v. Bowdoin (5-2)
Saturday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m.
Robin Sheppard Field
Hartford, Connecticut
Live Video
Live Stats 

Keene State Series History: Trinity holds a 25-10 advantage over the Owls dating back to the first meeting in 1982.

Recent history against the Owls: Trinity won, 3-2, last season in New Hampshire thanks to a second half game-winner by senior co-captain Kelcie Finn.

Bowdoin Series History: Trinity is 14-22 all-time against the Polar Bears dating back to the first-ever matchup in 1985.

Recent history against the Polar Bears: The Bantams lost a 1-0 battle in Maine last fall.

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Trinity is tied for second in the NESCAC with five defensive saves. Junior defender Madison Guiffre leads the team with three while sophomores Callyn Cass and Olivia Hoyda each have one as well.

- Finn was named NESCAC Player of the Week after scoring all three Trinity goals against NESCAC competition last week. Finn is tied for third in the conference with nine goals and is fourth in total points (19). She is also second in the league with 59 total shots.

- Junior Chandler Solimine scored on the last play of the game to lift the Bantams to a 4-3 victory over UNE on Sunday. Solimine is tied for eighth in the NESCAC with four assists and ranks fifth with 30 shots. 

- Bantam sophomore Nicole Quinlan tallied her first score of the season in Trinity's game against the Nor'easters, which put the Bantams ahead, 2-1, in the first half. 

- Senior goaltender Lori Berger is fourth in the NESCAC in total saves (56) and is sixth in save percentage (.778). Berger finished with 14 saves last week and recorded her second shutout of the year against Connecticut College.