Field Hockey Weekly Preview

Field Hockey Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The No. 17-ranked Trinity College field hockey team enters the week with a 9-4 record after picking up a 6-0 victory over Springfield last week before a pair of hard-fought losses to No. 1 Middlebury and No. 3 Tufts. This week, the Bantams host Wellesley on Saturday in the team's only game, its final one at home during the regular season. Trinity will honor the members of its senior class before hand as part of Senior Day.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (9-4) v. Wellesley (4-9)
Saturday, Oct. 20, at 12:00 p.m.
Robin Sheppard Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Wellesley College Series History: Trinity is 11-4 all-time against the Blue dating back to 1974.
 
Recent history against the Blue: Trinity cruised in a 5-1 victory over Wellesley last fall. Lori Berger made seven stops and didn't allow a goal until the 69th minute in the victory.
 
WEEKLY NOTES:

- Trinity leads the NESCAC and ranks sixth in the nation in GAA (0.62). The Bantams also are tied for second in the conference with 31 assists which equates to 2.38 assists per game, good for 20th-best in the country.  

- Senior co-captain Chandler Solimine leads the squad and ranks fourth in the conference with 26 points on ten goals (T5th in NESCAC) and six assists (T9th in NESCAC).  Solimine recently became the sixth player in Trinity history to score 100 career points with her seven-point effort against Bates earlier this fall. 

- Junior Caroline Curtin is tied for second in the NESCAC with nine assists. She is tied for 15th on the nation averaging 0.69 assists per game after adding a pair in Trinity's victory over Springfield last week. Sophomore Kendall Brown is tied for 11th in the conference with eight goals this fall.  

- Senior goaltender Lori Berger ranks eighth in the nation in GAA (0.59) after posting another shutout last week. She is second in the country in save percentage (.877) and has eight shutouts so far this fall. Berger is just one shutout away of setting the program's new individual season record mark.

- Sophomore Caroline Fisher posted a career-high four points on one goal and two assists in Trinity's 6-0 victory over Springfield. It was the first multiple-assist game in her career. She is currently third on the team with 13 points on five goals and 3 assists. 

- Trinity fell from No. 15 to No. 17 in the country, in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) rankings this week. Undefeated Middlebury remains No. 1 in the country.  The Bantams are also ranked No. 4 in the NCAA Division III New England West Regional Rankings.