Field Hockey

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Game Preview: No. 16 Field Hockey at Keene State

Game Preview: No. 16 Field Hockey at Keene State

No. 16 Field Hockey at Keene State
Saturday, November 2 | 12 p.m.
Owl Athletic Complex | Keene, N.H.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 0-1 all-time in a series that dates back to 2002.

LAST MEETING
• Babson suffered a 2-1 loss to the Owls in an ECAC quarterfinal match on November 13, 2002, in Keene, N.H.

SCOUTING THE OWLS
• Keene State (13-6) enters the regular season finale riding a three-game winning streak after edging Smith in 2OT, 4-3, on Wednesday.
• Junior Nina Bruno had two goals and senior Erica Chareth scored 1:17 into the second overtime for the Owls, who have won their last seven games at home.
• Bruno (18-6-42) ranks 23rd in Division III in scoring, classmate Kayla Klein (17-7-41) has scored seven game-winning goals, and senior Ally McCall (5-15-25) ranks fifth nationally in assists per game.
• Junior goalkeeper Rachel Loseby has started 17 of 19 games and owns a 1.57 goals against average and a .755 save percentage to go along with five shutouts.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• No. 16 Babson (16-3) has won 11 straight games after rallying for a 4-2 victory at Union on Wednesday night.
• Sophomore Lauren Curley finished with two goals and two assists and senior Tori Roche scored twice for the Beavers, who finished the match with three unanswered tallies.
• Curley (16-3-35) has scored in five straight matches, Roche (15-3-33) has produced at least one goal in seven of the last nine contests, and sophomore Millie Brady (6-9-21) leads the Green and White in assists.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Cassidy Riley has started all 19 games and boasts a 0.81 goals against average and a .819 save percentage to go along with six shutouts.

MOVING UP THE RANKS
• With her two markers on Wednesday, Roche became just the seventh player in program history to surpass 50 goals for her career. 
• She is tied for sixth in program history with 51 goals and tied for seventh all-time with 114 points.

LEADING SCORERS LEADING THE WAY
• Babson's top four scorers, a group that includes Roche, Curley, Brady and junior Maddy Paro, have combined for 33 goals and 17 assists during the team's current 11-game winning streak.

HISTORY LESSON
• Babson's current 11-game winning streak is the second longest in program history behind the 2015 squad, which opened the season with 13 consecutive victories.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• A win on Saturday would match the 2003 and 2015 squads for the Beavers' highest regular season win total in school history.

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