Field Hockey Visits La Salle, Villanova This Weekend
It’s back on the road for the Davidson field hockey team this week, as the Wildcats will be in Philadelphia for two games.
The Wildcats will visit Atlantic 10 foe La Salle on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. before meeting Villanova Sunday at 12 p.m.
Charlie Kabelac leads the Wildcats with five goals and 14 points after having a goal and assist in each of last week’s contests. She’s 10th in the A-10 in points.
Sarah Minges is tied for the league lead with four defensive saves, while Sib Naaktgeboren and Caroline Wack rank among the A-10 leaders with five and four assists, respectively.
SCOUTING LA SALLE
Having won its last three contests, La Salle is 6-8 overall and 1-3 in the Atlantic 10.
The Explorers feature the A-10’s leading scorer in returning A-10 Second Team selection Tatum Johnson, who has 10 goals, including two in last Sunday’s 5-3 win over Longwood. She also scored the lone goal in the Explorers’ 1-0 win over Richmond, which helped her secure A-10 Player of the Week honors.
Sofia Pla is another Explorer to watch. She’s got three goals and three assists a year after earning A-10 All-Rookie honors and joining Johnson on the A-10 Second Team.
La Salle leads the all-time head-to-head series 6-1.
Sunday’s game at Villanova will mark the teams’ first meeting since 2019.
Villanova enters the weekend 8-5 overall and will play at Big East Conference foe UConn on Friday.
Meghan Mitchell leads Villanova with seven goals and 18 points.