Field Hockey Weekly Preview

Field Hockey Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College field hockey team enters the final week of the regular season with a 9-5 record after trouncing Wesleyan, 6-1, and defeating Wellesley, 5-1, last week. The Bantams return to action this week on Wednesday for their final game of the regular season, a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) battle against No. 10-ranked Amherst College on Senior Night at Sheppard Field.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (9-5) v. Amherst (10-4)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m.
Sheppard Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Amherst Series History: Trinity holds a 26-16 advantage over Amherst dating back to the first meeting in 1977.

Recent history against the Mammoths: Trinity won a 2-1 nailbiter over the Mammoths last season in Massachusetts with senior Lori Berger making a career-high 15 saves in goal for the Bantams.

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Trinity is tied for first in the NESCAC with eight defensive saves. Junior defender Madison Guiffre leads the team with four while sophomore Olivia Hoyda has a pair, and classmates Callyn Cass and Nicole Quinlan each have one as well.

- Senior co-captain Kelcie Finn leads the NESCAC in goals (19) and points (44) and is tied for fourth in assists (6). She is also second in the league with 132 total shots. Finn tallied 16 points on seven goals and two assists in both games last week. She had two goals and two assists in the win over Wesleyan and scored all five Trinity goals in the victory at Wellesley to tie the program's all-time record for goals in a game.

- Quinlan is tied for fourth in the NESCAC with six assists after dishing a helper in the Wellesley win. Junior Chandler Solimine is tied for third on the team with five assists and is sixth in the league with 55 shots. Tied with her for third on the team in assists is sophomore Caroline Curtin who had a pair of helpers in the win against Wellesley. 

- First-year Jordan Ragland scored the first two goals of her career, both in the Wesleyan victory last weekend. Sophomore Cara Bradley also scored her first goal in a Bantam uniform against the Cardinals at the end of the game.

- Berger is fourth in the NESCAC in total saves (84), fourth in save percentage (.771) and is tied for fourth with three shutouts. Berger finished with 12 saves last week including seven against the Blue on Saturday.