Davidson Field Hockey Host Longwood Friday
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson returns to Belk Turf Field following a weekend washout when Longwood University comes to town Friday, Sep. 21. Game time is slated for 6 p.m.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Davidson trails the Lancers 13-17-1 all-time dating back to the first meeting in 1982. The last Wildcat win, a thrilling 6-4 win at home in October, 2010. The Lancers have won the last seven tilts between the former NORPAC foes.
LAST TIME OUT
The Wildcats fell on Longwood’s home field team to UC Davis, 3-0. Sarah Zeszotarski posted 9 saves in the losing effort as the Aggies outshot Davidson, 18-8 overall and 12-4 on cage.
SCOUTING THE LANCERS
Longwood is coming off a 2-1 week that saw them down No. 20 Liberty and Central Michigan and fall to No. 17 Rutgers. For her efforts, goalkeeper Katie Wyman was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. Wyman ranks 9th in the nation in save percentage (.800) and 21st in goals against (1.43). The Lancer offense runs through Leonie Verstraete. Her 4 goals, 41 shots and 21 SOG paces the offense.
With their original Atlantic 10 opener against Saint Joseph’s postponed due to Hurricane Florence, the Wildcats can finally test the conference waters when they travel to Saint Louis Sunday. Game time is slated for 1 p.m. Eastern/12 p.m. Central.