2018 McDaniel Field Hockey Week 5: September 25-October 2

Coming Together

After scoring just three goals in the first four games of the season, the Green Terror has scored two goals in each of the last three games. Four different players have contributed goals during that run. Jensyn Koontz and Madison Downey each scored their first career goals while Emily Farrell added her first goal in more than two years.

Hats Off

Megan Quattrone has scored a goal in the each of the last three games and is now tied for fifth in the conference with four goals on the year. She also chipped in her first assist of the year on Saturday and leads the team with nine points.


9/26: Eastern Mennonite at McDaniel, 4:30

The Royals (6-1) enter the week on a five-game winning streak after a 3-1 win over Wesley on Friday. Eastern Mennonite hasn’t left Harrisonburg, however, since Sept. 4 – a 2-1 shootout win at Goucher to start the current run. Three players on the Royals roster have four or more goals this season. Skylar Hedgepeth leads the squad with five goals and 11 points. Rachel Breslin and Lauren Hartzler have four goals each. Hartzler also has three assists to match Hedgepeth with 11 points. Kelsey Troyer has an .850 save percentage, making 51 saves and allowing just nine goals.

• Series Record: McDaniel leads, 4-2

• First Meeting: 2009 (EMU 2, MCD 1)

• Last Meeting: 2015 (MCD 7, EMU 0)

• Streak: McDaniel +4

• Last EMU Win: 2010 (5-4, 2OT)

9/29: McDaniel at Washington, 1:00

The Shorewomen (1-7, 1-2 CC) enter the week off a 3-0 loss at Johns Hopkins after recording its first win of the year – a 2-0 defeat of Bryn Mawr on Sept. 20. Kailyn Brandt has four of Washington’s eight goals this season. Two of those four goals came in a 3-2 loss to York on Sept. 16.

• Series Record: McDaniel leads, 17-16

• First Meeting: 1985 (WMC 4, WC 0)

• Last Meeting: 2017 (WC 7, MCD 1)

• Streak: Washington +2

• Last McDaniel Win: 2015 (2-1, OT)

Doing It at Both Ends

Madison Downey had a career game at Gettysburg last Wednesday. The sophomore defender made three defensive saves in the game. She also added her first career goal, converting a penalty stroke in the in the 57th minute.


David Sinclair

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