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Game Preview: No. 14 Field Hockey vs. University of New England

Game Preview: No. 14 Field Hockey vs. University of New England

No. 14 Field Hockey vs. University of New England
Tuesday, September 10 | 6 p.m.
MacDowell Field | Babson Park, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 6-0 all-time against the University of New England in a series that dates back to 2012.
• The Beavers, who have conceded just four goals in the last five matches between the teams, have not hosted the Nor'easters since 2015.

LAST MEETING
• Catherine Gilman '19 broke a 1-1 deadlock just over five minutes into the second half and Ashley Tango '19 finished with a pair of goals as Babson defeated the University of New England, 3-1, on October 19, 2018, in Biddeford, Maine.
• Junior Maddy Paro chipped in with an assist for the Beavers, who finished with a 17-2 edge in shots.
• Kersey Boulay scored off a penalty corner in the 10th minute for the Nor'easters, who got five saves from junior goalkeeper Liz Sargent.

SCOUTING THE NOR'EASTERS
• The University of New England (1-3) has dropped three straight games after suffering a 5-1 loss to No. 1 Middlebury on Sunday.
• Sargent made 12 saves and first-year Kate Lindmark cut the Nor'easters deficit to 2-1 just 59 seconds into the fourth quarter before the Panthers scored three times over the final 13 minutes to pull away.
• Junior Reanna Boulay (2-0-4) leads the team in scoring, while Lindmark (1-1-3) and senior Kendra MacDonald (1-1-3) are two of five players with one assist on the year.
• Sargent has started all four games and owns a 3.00 goals against average and a .714 save percentage.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• No. 14 Babson (2-1) has won two straight after knocking off previously unbeaten Saint Joseph's, 1-0, on Saturday.
• Sophomore Lauren Curley scored in the 14th minute and classmate Cassidy Riley made three saves to record her first shutout of the year for the Beavers.
• Senior Tori Roche (2-0-4) leads the team in scoring, Curley and sophomore Millie Brady have each recorded a game-winning goal, and senior Kate Driscoll (0-2-2) has an assist in two straight matches.
• Riley has started all three games and boasts a 1.33 goals against average and a .800 save percentage to go along with one shutout for the Green and White.

DEPENDING ON THE DEFENSE
• The Green and White has not allowed a goal in 112 consecutive minutes entering Tuesday's game, and has won its last 16 contests when limiting its opponents to one goal or less.

SEPTEMBER SUCCESS
• The Beavers have won three straight games in the month of September going back to last season, and have been nearly unbeatable in the season's opening month posting a 38-5 mark dating back to 2015.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers are 2-0 this fall in one-goal games after recording just one victory in five contests decided by a single tally last season.

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