WARRIORS AIM FOR FIRST NE-10 WIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT MARTONE-MEJAIL FIELD
Date/Time: Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014 | 4 p.m.
Records: Merrimack (1-6, 0-4 NE-10) | Southern New Hampshire (2-4, 1-1 NE-10)
Location: Martone-Mejail Field | North Andover, Mass.
Last Time Out
Freshman Megan Fero (East Manlius, N.Y.) finally got Merrimack on the board with 13:44 left to play, to tally her sixth goal of the season. However, the Dolphin's went on a 3-0 scoring run to take an eight point lead over the Warriors, 9-1.
With less than three minutes to play in the first, junior Kelly Metzger (Trumbull, Conn.) was able to find the back of the net off a free position shot, to bring the score to 9-2 heading into halftime.
Le Moyne continued to control the game in the second half as the Dolphins scored the next four goals, extending their lead to nine (13-9). Sophomore Shealyn Anthony (Stoneham, Mass.) stopped the Dolphins' scoring run with an unassisted goal at the 6:33 mark.
Shortly after, Le Moyne tacked on an insurance goal from Catie McKay to take a 14-3 lead and the Warriors would drop its sixth straight contest of the season.
For the full recap from Saturday, please click here!
Last Season vs. Penmen
- Southern New Hampshire defeated Merrimack, 15-12, at Larkin Field.
- Jenn Pino and Tyler Szymanski led the Warriors with a team-high three goals while Szymanski tallied an assist and won two draw controls.
- The Penmen held a 37-34 shot advantage, controlled 15 of 26 draws and collected 21 of the game's 40 ground balls.
- Merrimack was 10-of-16 on their clear attempts.
- Goalkeeper Inna Hedden (Woodbine, Md.) and Sam Kiesel totaled a combined 13 saves for the Warriors.
- Hedden continues to lead the NE-10 in saves with 82 while also ranking fifth in the league with a 48.2 save percentage.
- As a team, the Warriors are ranked second in the league in turnovers (124) while causing 32 turnovers.
- Merrimack is 72-of-104 on their clear attempts and is 8-of-26 in free position attempts.
- Sophomore Aubrie Stouffer (Souderton, Pa.) continues to lead the team in three categories such as points (11), goals (7) and assists (7).
- At home Merrimack is 1-3 and is averaging a 39.1 shot percentage at Martone-Mejail Field.
Scouting the Southern New Hampshire Penmen:
- The team is coming off a 16-7 loss to Assumption College and was chosen to finished seventh in the preseason poll.
- Penmen goalkeeper Maria Ploof ranks fifth in the league with 50 saves and is currently posting 12.61 goals-against average.
- On the Season, the Penmen are 19-of-39 on free position attempts and 73-of-100 on clear attempts.
- Junior Emily King leads the team in points (17g and 1 a) while Senior Ellie Morin leads the team in draw controls with 30.
- So. New Hampshire is 0-4 on the road and averages 7.25 goals a game.