The Saint Joseph's field hockey team is set to take on a pair of ranked teams this weekend as the Hawks visit James Madison on Friday and host Rutgers on Sunday. The Dukes are ranked 15th and the Scarlet Knights 22nd in the latest NFHCA Coaches Poll.
• Saint Joseph's (3-1) notched a pair of victories last weekend, topping Villanova, 2-1, in overtime, on Friday before blanking Drexel, 3-0, on Sunday. Freshman Quinn Maguire scored both goals for the Hawks on Friday and added a third on Sunday, while classmates Jordan Olenginski and Emily Henry added tallies against the Dragons.
• For her efforts, Maguire was named the Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week as well as the league's Rookie of the Week.
• Henry and Maguire share the team lead in goals with three apiece, while junior forward Anna Willocks leads the squad with three assists and seven points.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Victoria Kammerinke posted her first shutout of the season in Sunday's win. She has played every minute in the cage for the Hawks, posting a 0.99 goals against average and a .789 save percentage.
• James Madison (4-0) enters Friday's contest unbeaten on the year after outscoring Appalachian State and Lafayette 6-0 over the weekend. The Dukes topped the Mountaineers, 4-0, on Friday before claiming a 2-0 win over the Leopards on Sunday.
• Junior Miranda Rigg is the Dukes' leading scorer, checking in with four goals and eight points on the season, while junior Ashley Gippe and sophomore Lisa Lejeune have notched six apiece.
• Gippe ranks second on the squad with three goals, while senior Hanna Hall's four assists are tops on the team.
• Senior goalkeeper Sara Kraeutler has played the lion's share of the minutes in the cage for the Dukes, posting a 3-0 record with a 0.86 goals against average. Redshirt sophomore Kyler Zampiello has made one appearance on the season, holding #23 Old Dominion scoreless over 65 minutes over play, while freshman Caitlin Nelson came on to lead JMU over ODU in a shootout.
• James Madison holds a 5-1 advantage in the all-time series between the teams. The two sides last met one day shy of 10 years prior to this season's meeting, when the Dukes came away with a 1-0 win at Finnesey Field on September 9, 2007.
Saint Joseph's vs. #22 Rutgers
September 10 • 1:00 p.m. • Ellen Ryan Field
• Rutgers (4-0) notched a pair of wins last weekend, topping Penn, 1-0, on Friday before routing #23 Old Dominion, 5-1, on Sunday. Freshman Daphne Groothuis notched three goals and two assists on the weekend to earn Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for the second time.
• Groothuis leads the team and the conference with six goals and 15 points on the season. Junior Linde van Schaik leads the Scarlet Knights with four assists and ranks second with 10 points.
• Freshman goalkeeper Gianna Glatz has started all four games, allowing just two goals in 245 minutes of play for a 0.57 goals against average.
• Before visiting Hawk Hill, the Scarlet Knights will host #12 Princeton on Friday afternoon.
• The Hawks and Scarlet Knights last met a season ago as Alyssa Bull's overtime winner was the lone goal in a 1-0 Rutgers win on October 9. Rutgers holds an 18-7 lead in the all-time series between the schools.
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