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Patriot League Field Hockey 2011 American Hosts Patriot League

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									  Patriot League Field Hockey 2011
  Contact Matt Dougherty, Media Relations Director
  Phone 610-289-1963
  E-mail mdougherty@patriotleague.com




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Patriot League Tournament                       American Hosts Patriot League Field Hockey Tournament
Semifinals
                                                Center Valley, Pa. — After winning
Friday, Nov. 4                                  at least a share of the Patriot League
No. 4 Bucknell at No. 1 American    11 a.m.
No. 3 Lehigh vs. No. 2 Lafayette     2 p.m.     title for the ninth consecutive season,
                                                American prepares to host the Patriot
Championship
                                                League Field Hockey Tournament for
                                                the seventh straight year on Friday and
Saturday, Nov. 5                                Saturday at Jacobs Field.
Bucknell/American vs. Lehigh/Lafayette
                                   1 p.m.
                                                The Eagles earned the right to host by
                                                scoring a pair of late goals to defeat La-
NCAA Play-In Game                               fayette 3-1 in the regular-season finale
Tuesday, Nov. 8                                 on Sunday. The victory gave the Eagles
PL Champ at MAC Champ                  TBD      a share of the regular-season title with
                                                the Leopards and made American the
                                                No. 1 seed in the League Tournament.

Recent Results                                  As their reward, American will have to
Sunday, October 30                              match up with the one team that de-
at Yale 8, Holy Cross 0                         feated it in League play when it takes
at No. 5 Syracuse 3, Bucknell 1                 on No. 4 Bucknell in Friday’s first semi-
American 3 at Lafayette 1*
                                                final at 11 a.m. The Bison made the
Saturday, October 29
Bucknell 1 at Colgate 0 (2OT)*
                                                postseason in dramatic fashion when           Standings                  as of 11.3.11
                                                Mallory Smith scored in double over-                        Patriot League                                      Overall
Lehigh 3 at Holy Cross 1*
                                                time for a 1-0 win at Colgate on Sat-
Tuesday, October 25                             urday with the final berth in the field                   W-L     Pct     H      A Streak      W-L       Pct      H        A      N Streak
at Brown 7, Holy Cross 1                                                                      American* 4-1      .800    2-0    2-1  W1         9-7     .563     7-2      2-2    0-3 W 2
Columbia 1 at Lafayette 0 (SO)                  on the line. Bucknell knocked off the         Lafayette*	 4-1	   .800	   2-1	   2-0	 L	1	      9-8	     .529	    5-4	     4-2	   0-2	 L	2
No. 8 Penn State 3 at Bucknell 1                Eagles 3-1 in Lewisburg on Oct. 22.           Lehigh*     3-2    .600    2-0    1-2  W1        6-12     .333     5-4      1-7    0-1 W 1
                                                                                              Bucknell* 3-2      .600    2-1    1-1  W2        7-11     .389     3-5      2-5    2-1  L1
* - Patriot League game                         In the other semifinal, No. 2 seed La-        Colgate     1-4    .200    0-2    1-2  L1        6-11     .353     2-6      4-5    0-0  L2
                                                                                              Holy Cross 0-5     .000    0-3    0-2  L5        1-17     .056     1-8      0-9    0-0 L 14
                                                faeytte will face off with rival No. 3
                                                seed Lehigh. The Mountain Hawks de-           *	-	Qualified	for	Patriot	League	Tournament
                                                feated Holy Cross 3-1 on Saturday to
                                                finish with a winning record in Patriot
                                                League action for the first time since
                                                2007. Lafayette shut out Lehigh 4-0
                                                when the teams met on Oct. 22.
                                                                                             Patriot League Awards
Today’s Scholar-Athletes,
Tomorrow’s Leaders                                                                           Offensive Player of the Year: DEANNA DICROCE, Lafayette, Jr., F
                                                The winners will square off for the Pa-
The Patriot League continually demonstrates     triot League Championship on Satur-          Defensive Player of the Year: TATUM DYER, American, Sr., D
that student-athletes can excel at both         day at 1 p.m. American is trying to win
academics and athletics without sacrificing
its high standards. The Patriot League’s
                                                its ninth consecutive title, while Lafay-    Goalkeeper of the Year: SIERRA SEGEAR, Lehigh, So.,GK
athletic success is achieved while its member
                                                ette goes for its eighth League crown.
institutions remain committed to its found-     Lehigh won the first Patriot League          Rookie of the Year: BRITTANY BLASS, Lafayette, Fr., D
ing principle of admitting and graduating       Tournament in 1994, while Bucknell
student-athletes that are academically
representative of their class. Participation
                                                has never won the title. The Patriot         Coach of the Year: STEVE JENNINGS, American
in athletics at Patriot League institutions     League champion will visit the winner
is viewed as an important component of a        of the Mid-American Conference in an         Scholar-Athlete of the Year: ABBY TILTON, Lehigh, Sr.
wellrounded education.                          NCAA Play-In game on Nov. 8.
                                                                                             Full write-ups of award winners and complete All-Patriot League Team included on
3773 Corporate Parkway, Suite 190
Center Valley, Pa. 18034                        The Patriot League Field Hockey Tour-        page 4
610.289.1950; Fax 610.289.1951                  nament can be seen on Patriot League
                                                All-Access for a small fee.


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  Contact Matt Dougherty, Media Relations Director
  Phone 610-289-1963
  E-mail mdougherty@patriotleague.com




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Patriot League                                    Patriot League Tournament Notebook
Field Hockey SIDs
                                                  American, Bucknell Earn Key Wins on Final Regular-Season Weekend
AMERICAN                                          American will host the 2011 Patriot League Field Hockey Tournament, as the Eagles came away with a 3-1 win at Lafayette
Howard Smith                                      on Sunday to tie the Leopards for the regular-season crown and earn the right to host the postseason event. American earns
hsmith@american.edu
202.885.3032
                                                  the No. 1 seed in the tournament for the ninth straight season, and will host the tournament for the seventh year in a row.
www.aueagles.com                                  American is trying to win a ninth-consecutive Patriot League title. With its first League loss of the season, Lafayette finishes
                                                  tied with American at 4-1 in the Patriot League and claims the No. 2 seed. Lehigh will play as the No. 3 seed in the field and
BUCKNELL                                          Bucknell as the No. 4 after the teams both finished at 3-2 in Patriot League action. The Bison earned their spot in the field
Becky Hart                                        in dramatic fashion with a 1-0 overtime win at Colgate on Saturday with both teams playing for the last tournament berth.
becky.hart@bucknell.edu
570.577.1835
www.bucknellbison.com                             All-Access Coverage for Patriot League Tournament
                                                  The 2011 Patriot League Field Hockey Tournament begins with the semifinals on Friday, with No. 1 American taking on No.
COLGATE                                           4 Bucknell at 11 a.m. and No. 2 Lafayette playing No. 3 Lehigh at 2 p.m. The winners meet for the Patriot League Champi-
Matt Faulkner
mfaulkner@colgate.edu                             onship on Saturday at 1 p.m. For fans who cannot make it out to American’s Jacobs Field, the entire Patriot League Field
315.228.7860                                      Hockey Tournament will be available through the League’s All-Access package for a small fee. For more information, visit
www.gocolgateraiders.com                          the All-Access page at www.patriotleague.org and sign up to watch the field hockey tournament and the rest of the Patriot
                                                  League postseason tourneys in the month of November!
HOLY CROSS
Meredith Cook
mhcook@holycross.edu                              Lafayette, American Split Regular-Season Title
508.793.2780                                      American defeated Lafayette on Sunday to earn the top seed in the Patriot League Tournament, but the teams still ended
www.goholycross.com                               up splitting the regular-season title. It was the ninth-consecutive regular-season crown for the Eagles, and just the second
                                                  time in that span that they had to share the title after also doing so in 2009 with Bucknell. The Leopards earned a share of
LAFAYETTE
Mark Mohrman                                      the crown for the first time since 2002, and claimed their League-best 10th regular-season title overall.
mohrmanm@lafayette.edu
610.330.5003                                      Eagles with Tough Road to Another Championship
www.goleopards.com
                                                  American has dominated the Patriot League for the last decade, and was unstoppable in last year’s League Tournament
LEHIGH                                            when it outscored Colgate and Lafayette by a combined 14-3 to score the most goals in Patriot League Tournament history.
Justin Lafleur                                    While history and the home field are on American’s side once again in 2011, the path for the championship could be much
jul310@lehigh.edu                                 more difficult. The Eagles have to start with a Bucknell team that beat them 3-1 on Oct. 22, and could follow it up against a
610.758.6631                                      Lafayette squad that has made two straight title matchups and defeated American in the 2009 regular season.
www.lehighsports.com

                                                  Familiar Trio in the Patriot League Tournament
Media Services                                    For the fourth season in a row, American, Bucknell and Lafayette all made it to the Patriot League Tournament. The Eagles
                                                  set a Patriot League record with their 11th consecutive appearance, making it each year they have played in the League.
Patriot League On The Web                         Lafayette extended its all-time record to 15 appearances and made it for the sixth straight season, while Bucknell comes in
www.patriotleague.org                             one behind the Leopards with 14 overall appearances and is in the field for the fourth year in a row and sixth time in the past
PatriotLeague.org features the latest news        seven seasons. Lehigh makes it to the Patriot League Tournament for the seventh time and second in the past three years.
and stories on all eight Patriot League
members. In addition, the site also contains      It is the first time in the past four seasons that Bucknell and Lafayette will not face off in the semifinal round with the Bison
up-to-date statistics, schedules, results and     claiming the No. 4 seed and drawing No. 1 American. Lafayette is in the 2/3 game for the sixth year in a row.
archives.

Weekly Release                                    Regular-Season Champions Headline Patriot League Awards
Media can access a downloadable Adobe             American and Lafayette combined to take four of the five major awards voted on by Patriot League head coaches this week.
Acrobat PDF file of the complete Patriot          American senior defender Tatum Dyer was named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year, while Head Coach Steve
League weekly field hockey release on the         Jennings won his seventh consecutive and eighth overall Patriot League Coach of the Year award. For Lafayette, junior for-
Patriot League FIeld Hockey page.
                                                  ward Deanna DiCroce won the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year award while freshman midfielder Brittany Blass
E-Mail Distribution                               was named Patriot League Rookie of the Year. The remaining major award went to Lehigh sophomore Sierra Segear, who
Media may contact the Patriot League office       became the first Mountain Hawk named Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year. The four teams that made it to the Patriot
to be included on the Patriot League’s e-mail     League Tournament landed 20 of the 24 spots on the All-Patriot League Team. American led all schools with six recipients,
lists for field hockey releases and information   with three on both the first and second team. Lafayette had a League-high four players as first-team All-Patriot League picks
(or any of the Patriot League’s sports). Please
contact Patriot League Media Relations            with five selections overall, while Bucknell matched the Leopards with five All-Patriot League performers and placed three
Director Matt Dougherty (mdougherty@              on the first team. Lehigh had four All-Patriot League selections with a pair on both the first and second team, while Colgate
patriotleague.com/610.289.1963) with              and Holy Cross each placed a player on both the first and second team. For more on the major award winners and the entire
requests or questions.
                                                  All-Patriot League Team, visit www.patriotleague.org or go to page four of the field hockey release.

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  Contact Matt Dougherty, Media Relations Director
  Phone 610-289-1963
  E-mail mdougherty@patriotleague.com




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Patriot League Tournament               2011 Patriot League Field Hockey Tournament
Recent Results                          Semifinals - Friday - Jacobs Field, Washington, D.C.
2010                                    No. 4 Bucknell Bison (7-11, 3-2 PL) at No. 1 American Eagles (9-7, 4-1 PL), 11 a.m.
Semifinals                              2011: Bucknell, 3-1 (10.22.11) Last PL Tournament Meeting: American, 5-2 (11.8.2008) Tournament History: AU, 2-0
American 8, Colgate 1
Lafayette 3, Bucknell 2                 Bucknell The Bison made it into their fourth consecutive Patriot League Tournament in
                                        dramatic fashion, with Mallory Smith scoring the game-winning goal in double overtime for a 1-0
Championship                            triumph over Colgate on Saturday. Bucknell advances to the Patriot League Tournament for the
American 6, Lafayette 2                 14th time overall, one behind Lafayette for the League record. The Bison have fallen to Lafayette
                                        in the semifinal round in each of the last two seasons. The last time Bucknell advanced to the
2009                                    League Championship, the Bison fell to American 5-2 in 2008. That was just the second time the
Semifinals                              teams met in the postseason, with American also defeating Bucknell in the semifinals in 2006. The Bison have made it
American 7, Lehigh 1                    to the Patriot League Championship four times (1995, 99, 2000, 08), but are still looking for their first League title. The
Lafayette 3, Bucknell 2 (OT)            Bison placed five players on the All-Patriot League Team Tuesday, with Marci Richard, Rachel Misko and Mallory Smith
                                        each making the first team. Richard and Smith also made the Academic All-Patriot League Team where they were joined
Championship                            by teammate Tayler Siegrist. Bucknell has a 4-13 record all-time in the Patriot League Tournament.
American 2, Lafayette 0
                                        American The Eagles try to continue their dominance of the Patriot League Tournament with a
2008                                    ninth consecutive League title. American is playing as the No. 1 seed for the ninth year in a row and
Semifinals                              hosting the event at Jacobs Field for the seventh straight year. American sealed those fates with a 3-1
American 5, Colgate 1                   win at Lafayette on Sunday. American Head Coach Steve Jennings was selected by his peers as the
Bucknell 4, Lafayette 2                 Patriot League Coach of the Year for the seventh consecutive season and eighth time overall, while
                                        senior defender Tatum Dyer earned the school’s eighth Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year
Championship
American 5, Bucknell 2                  award and the sixth in the past seven seasons. Dyer also became one of only nine four-time All-Patriot League
                                        selections as she was one of three Eagles named to the first team. American also had three second-team players
                                        to record a League-high six All-Patriot League picks overall. The Eagles have a 16-2 all-time record in the Patriot
2007
Semifinals                              League Tournament, with 16 consecutive wins while claiming the eight straight titles.
American 4, Colgate 1
Lafayette 2, Lehigh 0                   No. 3 Lehigh Mountain Hawks (6-12, 3-2 PL) vs. No. 2 Lafayette Leopards (9-8, 4-1 PL), 2 p.m.
                                        2011: Lafayette, 4-0 (10.22.11) Last PL Tournament Meeting: Lafayette, 2-0 (2007) Tournament History: Tied, 1-1
Championship
American 3, Lafayette 1                 Lehigh The Mountain Hawks completed a strong first season under Head Coach Stacey Blue with
                                        a 3-1 win over Holy Cross on Saturday. Lehigh finished at 3-2 in the Patriot League, its first winning
2006                                    mark in League action since 2007. Sophomore goalkeeper Sierra Segear was largely responsible for
Semifinals                              wins over Colgate and Bucknell, and on Tuesday was rewarded as the Patriot League Goalkeeper of
American 4, Bucknell 2
                                        the Year. Segear was one of four Mountain Hawks to make the All-Patriot League Team, with a pair
Holy Cross 5, Lafayette 2
                                        of players on both the first and second team. Senior Abby Tilton won the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete
Championship                            of the Year award. Lehigh has a 3-5 record in the Patriot League Tournament, and goes in search of its first League crown
American 5, Holy Cross 3                since winning in the inaugural event in 1994. The Mountain Hawks have split two games in the tourney with Lafayette,
                                        beating the rival Leopards for the 1994 title and losing in the semifinals in 2007.
2005
Semifinals                              Lafayette The Leopards earned a piece of the regular-season title for the first time since 2002,
American 7, Lehigh 0                    but a 3-1 loss to American on Sunday kept Lafayette from being the top seed in the League Tournament
Holy Cross 3, Bucknell 1                and having a chance to host the event. Still, the Leopards were recognized for their strong season
                                        on Tuesday when Deanna DiCroce was named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year and
Championship                            Brittany Blass claimed the League’s Rookie of the Year award. Lafayette also placed a League-high
American 4, Holy Cross 2                four student-athletes on the first team with another making the second team. Lafayette has a
                                        12-11 all-time record in the Patriot League Tournament, and has made it to the past two and three of the last four
                                        League title contests. The Leopards last won the Patriot League title in 2002, their third tournament crown and
                                        seventh overall Patriot League championship.

                                        For more information on the history of the Patriot League Tournament, go to pages eight and nine in the release.
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  Contact Matt Dougherty, Media Relations Director
  Phone 610-289-1963
  E-mail mdougherty@patriotleague.com




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All-Patriot League Team                 Patriot League Awards
First-Team All-Patriot League#               Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year
Tatum Dyer, American (Sr., D)^               Deanna DiCroce, Lafayette (Jr., F)
Gina Hofmann, American (Jr., D)              DiCroce was the unanimous choice of opposing coaches as the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year after
Jenn Bradley, American (Jr., M)^             yet another outstanding season. She leads the Patriot League with 27 points and is tied for the League lead in both
Marci Richard, Bucknell (Sr., M)             goals (10) and assists (7). DiCroce turned up her play once the Patriot League season began, leading all players with
                                             15 points and five goals in Patriot League action. DiCroce earns Lafayette’s Patriot League-best seventh Offensive
Rachel Misko, Bucknell (So., F)^
                                             Player of the Year award, and becomes the sixth different Leopard student-athlete to win the honor. DiCroce also
Mallory Smith, Bucknell (Sr., F)             earned a unanimous selection as a first-team All-Patriot League player.
Peyton Hawkins, Colgate (Sr., M)
Jamie Caniglia, Holy Cross (Sr., M)          Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year
Carolyn Cabrey, Lafayette (Sr.,D)^           Tatum Dyer, American (sr., D)
Deanna DiCroce, Lafayette (Jr.,F)^           Like DiCroce, Dyer earned a unanimous selection from opposing coaches as the Patriot League Defensive Player of
Emily Valeo, Lafayette (Jr., M/D)            the Year. The standout senior garnered four Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week awards, including three in
                                             the past four weeks. While continuing to serve as a stalwart for an American team that led the Patriot League in
Brittany Blass, Lafayette (Fr., M)
                                             scoring margin and goals against average, Dyer also found a scoring touch in the last month of the season and
Sierra Segear, Lehigh (So., GK)              finished with six goals and six assists for 18 points on the year. Dyer continues a long line of standout American
Kim Eng, Lehigh (Jr., F)^                    defenders, winning the school’s eighth Defensive Player of the Year award in 11 seasons in the Patriot League and
                                             the sixth in the past seven years. Dyer was also a unanimous first-team All-Patriot League pick, becoming one of
Second-Team All-Patriot League$              nine players in League history to finish their career with four All-Patriot League selections.
Shelly Montgomery, AU (So., M)
Melissa Casale, American (Sr., F)            Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year
Alex McMackin, American (So.,F)
                                             Sierra Segear, Lehigh (so., GK)
                                             Segear backstopped the Mountain Hawks to their first Patriot League Tournament berth since 2009 and first
Erica Perrine, Bucknell (So., GK)            winning Patriot League record since 2007. She leads all goalkeepers with 183 saves and 11.44 saves per game for
Vickie Resh, Bucknell (So., D)               the season, ranking among the national leaders in both categories. Segear also paced the Patriot League with a
Amanda DiDomizio, CU (Fr., GK)               .782 save percentage while recording a 3.29 goals against average for the year. She led the League with a .814
Mackenzie Peet, Holy Cross (Fr.,F)           save percentage while notching a 2.25 GAA across the five Patriot League games. Segear led the Mountain Hawks
Jaclyn White, Lafayette (Jr., M/D)           into the Patriot League Tournament by making 11 saves in a 2-1 win over Colgate on Oct. 8 and 15 in a 1-0 shutout
Steph Fratoni, Lehigh (Fr., M/D)             of Bucknell the next week. Segear becomes Lehigh’s first Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year recipient.
Marie Mignogna, Lehigh (So., D)
                                             Patriot League Rookie of the Year
                                             Brittany Blass, Lafayette (Fr., M)
# - 14 players due to ties in voting         Blass had a strong freshman season for the Leopards, particularly in Patriot League action. She tallied three goals
$ - 10 players due to ties in voting         and three assists in the five Patriot League contests, and was twice named Patriot League Rookie of the Week. She led
^ - Unanimous first-team pick                all players with 21 shots in League action. Blass finished with four goals and five assists for the season, and received
                                             first-team All-Patriot League honors. She is Lafayette’s fourth Rookie of the Year winner and first since 2007.
Academic All-Patriot League
Jaclyn Anspach, American, So.                Patriot League Coach of the Year
                                             Steve Jennings, American
Melissa Casale, American, Sr.                Jennings led the Eagles to a ninth-consecutive regular-season title, with a 3-1 win at Lafayette on Sunday clinching
Gina Hofmann, American, Sr.                  that status and the Eagles’ ninth-straight season as the top seed in the Patriot League Tournament. He has
Marci Richard, Bucknell, Sr.                 directed American to a 9-7 overall record against a tough schedule, and the Eagles finished 4-1 or better in the
Tayler Siegrist, Bucknell, Jr.               Patriot League for the ninth year in a row. The Eagles will go for their ninth overall and consecutive Patriot League
Mallory Smith, Bucknell, Sr.                 title at home in this weekend’s tourney.
Adrianna Libutti, Colgate, Jr.
Kirsten Walther, Holy Cross, Sr.             Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year
                                             Abby Tilton, Lehigh (Sr.)
Emily Valeo, Lafayette, Jr.                  Tilton had an outstanding season for the Mountain Hawks, scoring seven goals and tallying five assists on the year to
Caitlin Donnelly, Lehigh, Sr.                finish third in the Patriot League with 19 points. She carries a 3.88 cumulative grade-point average as an IDEAS
Abby Tilton, Lehigh, Sr.                     (Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Sciences) major at Lehigh where she has a concentration in both
                                             Mechanical Engineering and Product Design. Tilton is a member of the Dean’s List at Lehigh and earned
                                             Patriot League Academic Honor Roll recognition in each of her first three seasons. Tilton becomes Lehigh’s third
                                             Patriot League Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and first since Sheila Clabby in 2004.

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   Contact Matt Dougherty, Media Relations Director
   Phone 610-289-1963
   E-mail mdougherty@patriotleague.com




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Patriot League Head Coaches                                 2011 Patriot League Weekly Awards
STEVE JENNINGS, AMERICAN
Year at American/Overall ............ 13th/13th             Offensive Player of the Week
Record at American ...........................172-83        8.29.11    OLIVIA NABHAN, Colgate, So., F                                      1 GP: 2 goals, 1 assist in 3-0 win vs. Ball State
Overall Record ..................................... Same
Patriot League Record .......................... 52-7       9.6.11     ALEX McMACKIN, American, So., F                                            2 GP: 2 g, 1 a vs Penn, No. 7 Princeton
                                                            9.12.11    ABBY TILTON, Lehigh, Sr., F                                                                   2 g, 2 a in two games
JEREMY COOK, BUCKNELL                                       9.19.11    LAUREN DITTMAN, Colgate, Jr., M                                                              2g, 1 a in three games
Year at Bucknell/Overall ...................4th/4th         9.26.11    ALEX McMACKIN, American, So., F                                          2 GP: 2 g, GW g vs No. 6 Boston College
Record at Bucknell ...............................37-38
Overall Record ..................................... Same   10.3.11    RACHEL MISKO, Bucknell, So., F                                        2 GP: 2 g, 2 a, GWG in 2-1 win vs. Villanova
Patriot League Record .......................... 12-8       10.10.11   DEANNA DiCROCE, Lafayette, Jr., F                                                         2 g, 2 a, 6pts at Bucknell
                                                            10.17.11   DEANNA DiCROCE, Lafayette, Jr., F                                                              3GP: 2 g,3 a, 1 GWG
CATHY FOTO, COLGATE
Year at Colgate/Overall................ 23rd/23rd           10.24.11   KATIE DURKIN, Bucknell, Jr., F                                                     2 goals in 3-1 win vs. American
Record at Colgate ........................ 155-232-7        10.31.11   MALLORY SMITH, Bucknell, Sr., F                                       GWG in 2OT at Colgate (clinched PLT berth)
Overall Record ..................................... Same
Patriot League Record ........................ 43-70        Defensive Player of the Week
ZOWIE TUCKER, HOLY CROSS                                    8.29.11    ELAINE THURMAN, Colgate, Jr., D                                   1 GP: 3-0 win vs. Ball State, marked top scorer
Year at Holy Cross/Overall..............2nd/2nd             9.6.11     TATUM DYER, American, Sr., D                                   2 GP: 2 a, shutout wins vs. Penn, No. 7 Princeton
Record at Holy Cross..............................1-34      9.12.11    AMIE PRITCHARD, Bucknell, Fr., M                                  Defensive save in 2-1 OT win vs. Central Mich.
Overall Record ..................................... Same   9.19.11    CAROLYN CABREY, Lafayette, Sr., M/D                                               3 GP: 2 g, team 2 goals allowed
Patriot League Record ...........................0-10
                                                            9.26.11    CAROLYN CABREY, Lafayette, Sr., M/D               1 GP: 1 g, team allowed five SOG in 2-1 loss to No. 16 Albany
ANDREW GRIFFITHS, LAFAYETTE                                 10.3.11    EMILY VALEO, Lafayette, Jr., M/D                                      2 GP: 2 g, 2 a, 1 GWG, team two shutouts
Year at Lafayette/Overall ..................5th/5th         10.10.11   TATUM DYER, American, Sr., D                                                 2 g, 1 a, team shutout at Holy Cross
Record at Lafayette............................. 53-42
Overall Record ..................................... Same   10.17.11   TATUM DYER, American, Sr., D                                                                   2 GP: 3 g, 2 a, 8 pts.
Patriot League Record .......................... 17-8       10.24.11   CAROLYN CABREY, Lafayette, Sr., M/D                          Goal, team two shots allowed in 4-0 win vs. Lehigh
                                                            10.31.11   TATUM DYER, American, Sr., D                                     team allowed five shots in 3-1 win at Lafayette
STACEY BLUE, LEHIGH
Year at Lehigh/Overall ..................... 1st/2nd
Record at Lehigh ................................... 6-12   Goalkeeper of the Week
Overall Record .....................................20-20   8.29.11    AMANDA DiDOMIZIO, Colgate, Fr., GK                            11 saves, first-career shutout vs. Ball State (3-0)
Patriot League Record ............................ 3-2      9.6.11     STEPHANIE BURRY, American, So., GK                            2 GP: 1 save, shutouts vs. Penn, No. 7 Princeton
                                                            9.12.11    SIERRA SEGEAR, Lehigh, So., GK                                                    2 GP: 30 saves, .811 save pct.
                                                            9.19.11    AMANDA DiDOMIZIO, Colgate, Fr., GK                                          3 GP: 2-1 record, shutout vs. Siena
                                                            9.26.11    ASHLEY DALISERA, American, So., GK                                  1 GP: 7 saves in 2-1 win vs. Boston College
                                                            10.3.11    SIERRA SEGEAR, Lehigh, So., GK                                                    3 GP: 46 saves, .780 save pct.
                                                            10.10.11   ASHLEY DALISERA, American, So., GK                                               3 saves, shutout at Holy Cross
                                                            10.17.11   SIERRA SEGEAR, Lehigh, So., GK                   2 GP: 27 saves, .900 save pct.;15 saves in 1-0 win vs. Bucknell
                                                            10.24.11   ERICA PERRINE, Bucknell, So., GK                           1 GP: 11 saves, .917 SV PCT in 3-1 win vs. American
                                                            10.31.11   ERICA PERRINE, Bucknell, So., GK                                     3 GP: .838 SV PCT, 1-0 2OT win at Colgate

                                                            Rookie of the Week
                                                            8.29.11    AMANDA DiDOMIZIO, Colgate, Fr., GK                              11 saves, first-career shutout vs. Ball State (3-0)
                                                            9.6.11     GRACE WILSON, American, Fr., M/D                                                                  1 g, 1 a vs. Penn
                                                            9.12.11    MACKENZIE PEET, Holy Cross, Fr., M                                                 3 GP: 3 g, GWG in OT vs. Siena
                                                            9.19.11    ELLIE RIEGEL, Bucknell, Fr., M/D                                                  GWG in OT at Lock Haven (2-1)
                                                            9.26.11    REBECCA TREHARNE, American, Fr., M                       2 GP: started at midfield, win vs. No. 6 Boston College
                                                            10.3.11    KELSEY MEAD, Lafayette, Fr., F                                                              2 GP: 4 g, 2 a, 1 GWG
                                                            10.10.11   STEPH FRATONI, Lehigh, Fr., D                                                              3 assists in two games
                                                            10.17.11   BRITTANY BLASS, Lafayette, Fr., D                                                           3 GP: 2 g, 1 a, 1 GWG
                                                            10.24.11   BRITTANY BLASS, Lafayette, Fr., D                        2 assists, team allowed two shots in 4-0 win vs. Lehigh
                                                            10.31.11   AMANDA DiDOMIZIO, Colgate, Fr., GK                                            8 saves in 1-0 2OT loss vs. Bucknell




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Patriot League Records
Most Points, Career                                 Goalie Saves, Career                                           Save Percentage, Career
160     1.  Megan Monahan, Lafayette (1999-02)      1,273   1. Mary-Alice Zavocki, Lehigh (1990-92, 94)            0.898 1. Julie Elmore, Holy Cross (1992-95)
142     2.  Irene Schickhardt, American (2005-08)   779     2. Kandiss Kulp, Fairfield (1996-99)                   0.864 2. Jackie D’Angelo, Lafayette (1990-93)
138     3.  Camila Infante, American (2003-06)      700     3. Hilary Meyer, Colgate (1995-98)                     0.863 3. Cheryl Lane, Holy Cross (1990-93)
136     4.  Tara Welch, Holy Cross (2003-06)        563     4. Lauren Thomas, Fairfield (2000-03)                  0.854 4. Hilary Meyer, Colgate (1995-98)
135     5.  Jennifer Stone, Lafayette (2000-03)     555     5. Sonja Wettergreen, Bucknell (1999-02)               0.818 5. Jen Corsilli, Holy Cross (2000-03)
115     6.  Christine Fingerhuth, American          549     6. Jacque DeMarco, Colgate (2003-06)                   0.809 6. Maquel Salley, Holy Cross (1996-99)
            (2007-10)                               541     7. Amy Cohen, Lafayette (1998-01)                      0.755 7. Lilia Stefaniwsky, Lehigh (2007-10)
113     7. Jenna Cook, Holy Cross (2002-05)         510     8. Jackie D’Angelo, Lafayette (1990-93)                0.753 8. Erin Singleton, Holy Cross (2005-08)
108     8. Izabella Kotowski, Fairfield (1998-01)   475     9. Liz Jordan, Bucknell (2002-05)                      (minimum 1400 minutes)
104     9. Colleen Schmitt, Holy Cross (1997-00)    439     10. Jen Corsilli, Holy Cross (2000-03)
103     10. Suzi Farrell, Lafayette (1990-91)                                                                      Goalie Shutouts, Career
                                                    Goals Against Average, Career                                  33    1. Jackie D’Angelo, Lafayette (1990-93)
Most Goals, Career                                  1.19 1. Allison Fayfich, American (2003-06)                    22    2. Amy Cohen, Lafayette (1998-01)
65      1. Megan Monahan, Lafayette (1999-02)       1.24 2. Jen Corsilli, Holy Cross (2000-03)                               Jen Corsilli, Holy Cross (2000-03)
59      2. Tara Welch, Holy Cross (2003-06)         1.37 3. Kelsey Anderson, Lafayette (2007-10)                   20.   4. Kelsey Andersen, Lafayette (2007-10)
51      3. Christine Fingerhuth, American           1.50 4. Alyssa Poorman, American (2006-09)                     19    5. Alyssa Poorman, American (2006-09)
           (2007-10)                                1.89 5. Hilary Meyer, Colgate (1995-98)                        17    6. Julie Elmore, Holy Cross (1992-95)
51         Jennifer Stone, Lafayette (2000-03)      (minimum 1400 minutes)                                         14    7. Danielle DeHoratius, Lafayette (1992-95)
50      5. Irene Schickhardt, American (2005-08)                                                                   13    8. Hilary Meyer, Colgate (1995-98)
49      6. Camila Infante, American (2003-06)                                                                                Laura Miller, American (2001-03)
48      7. Michele Gagne, Holy Cross (1991-94)                                                                     12    10. Cheryl Lane, Holy Cross (1991-94)
47      8. Suzi Farrell, Lafayette (1990-91)                                                                                 Sonja Wettergreen, Bucknell (1999-02)
42      9. Izabella Kotowski, Fairfield (1998-01)
           Jenna Cook, Holy Cross (2002-05)

Most Assists, Career
45      1.   Meredith Hahn, Lafayette (2000-03
42      2.  Irene Schickhardt, American (2005-08)
40      3.  Camila Infante, American (2003-06)
34      4.  Corinne Raczek, Bucknell (2007-10)
34          Amanda Faust, Bucknell (2005-08)
33      6. Jennifer Stone, Lafayette (2000-03)
30.     7. Megan Monahan, Lafayette (1999-02)
            Denise Infante, American (2004-07)
29      9. Jenna Cook, Holy Cross (2002-05)
28      10. Morgan Kauffman, Bucknell (2007-10)
        Anne-Meike de Wiljes, American (2006-09)




Patriot League vs. Non-League/Ranked Opponents
Overall Non-League (23-51)
ACC (1-3)                                                    Ivy League (6-10)
AMERICA EAST (1-8)                                           MAC (2-1)
ATLANTIC 10 (4-4)                                            NEC (5-12)
Big East (3-5)                                               KOOKABURRA/NFHCA TOP 20 (2-14)
Big Ten (0-4)
COLONIAL (1-4)

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American Eagles (9-7, 4-1 Patriot League)                                                                                                  Holy Cross Crusaders (1-17, 0-5 Patriot League)
8.26            at William & Mary..................................................................................... PPD                 8.26                 at Quinnipiac ........................................................................................... L, 6-2
8.28            vs. No. 12 Old Dominion (1) ...................................................................L, 4-1                      8.31                 UC DAVIS ................................................................................................... PPD
9.2             PENN ..................................................................................................... W, 7-0          9.2                  HARVARD ................................................................................................ L, 4-0
9.4             No. 7 PRINCETON.................................................................................. W, 2-0                   9.4                  at No. 14 Boston College ........................................................................L, 6-0
9.10            vs. Ohio (2) ...................................................................................... L, 2-1 (OT)            9.7                  SIENA ............................................................................................. W, 1-0 (OT)
9.11            vs. Northwestern (2) ...............................................................................L, 2-1                 9.10                 GEORGETOWN........................................................................................ L, 4-2
9.18            LOUISVILLE .............................................................................................. L, 1-0           9.11                 SACRED HEART................................................................................ L, 5-4 (OT)
9.23            at Richmond .................................................................................... L, 2-1 (OT)               9.16                 at No. 10 New Hampshire ......................................................................L, 5-0
9.25            No. 6 BOSTON COLLEGE ....................................................................... W, 2-1                        9.23                 FAIRFIELD ................................................................................................ L, 1-0
10.1            LEHIGH* ................................................................................................ W, 5-0            9.25                 at Dartmouth .......................................................................................... L, 6-1
10.2            TEMPLE ................................................................................................. W, 3-2            10.1                 at Bucknell*............................................................................................. L, 7-0
10.8            at Holy Cross* ....................................................................................... W, 4-0              10.4                 BRYANT.................................................................................................... L, 1-0
10.15           COLGATE*.............................................................................................. W, 8-1              10.8                 AMERICAN* ............................................................................................ L, 4-0
10.16           No. 3 MARYLAND.................................................................................... L, 5-1                  10.10                at No. 10 Maine ...................................................................................... L, 5-1
10.22           at Bucknell*............................................................................................. L, 3-1           10.15                at Lafayette*............................................................................................ L, 5-0
10.23           GEORGETOWN...................................................................................... W, 3-0                    10.22                COLGATE*................................................................................................ L, 3-1
10.30           at Lafayette*.......................................................................................... W, 3-1             10.25                at Brown .................................................................................................. L, 7-1
11.4            No. 4 Bucknell# ....................................................................................11 a.m.                10.29                LEHIGH* .................................................................................................. L, 3-1
11.5            Patriot League Championship .............................................................. 1 p.m.                          10.30                at Yale ...................................................................................................... L, 8-0
(1) at University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Va.)
(2) at University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)                                                                                          Lafayette Leopards (9-8, 4-1 Patriot League)
                                                                                                                                           8.28           JAMES MADISON ...................................................................................... PPD
                                                                                                                                           9.3            vs. Northeastern (1) ................................................................................L, 3-1
Bucknell Bison (7-11, 3-2 Patriot League)                                                                                                  9.4            at Harvard ....................................................................................... L, 3-2 (OT)
8.26            at Temple................................................................................................. L, 4-0          9.9            TEMPLE ................................................................................................. W, 4-2
8.27            vs. No. 19 Boston University (1) .............................................................L, 5-0                       9.11           vs. No. 1 North Carolina (2) ....................................................................L, 8-0
9.2             No. 7 PRINCETON.................................................................................... L, 2-0                 9.14           at Penn .................................................................................................. W, 4-1
9.10            vs. Central Michigan (2) ................................................................ W, 2-1 (OT)                      9.16           at Drexel .................................................................................................. L, 1-0
9.11            at No. 14 Michigan.................................................................................. L, 5-0                9.18           VERMONT ............................................................................................. W, 2-0
9.18            at Lock Haven ................................................................................ W, 2-1 (OT)                 9.25           No. 16 ALBANY........................................................................................ L, 2-1
9.24            RIDER ....................................................................................................... L, 6-0       10.1           at Colgate* ............................................................................................ W, 5-0
9.25            RUTGERS ................................................................................................. L, 3-1           10.2           QUINNIPIAC .......................................................................................... W, 7-0
10.1            HOLY CROSS* ........................................................................................ W, 7-0                10.8           at Bucknell*........................................................................................... W, 5-3
10.2            VILLANOVA ............................................................................................ W, 2-1              10.11          No. 6 PENN STATE ................................................................................... L, 6-0
10.8            LAFAYETTE* ............................................................................................. L, 5-3            10.15          HOLY CROSS* ........................................................................................ W, 5-0
10.11           at Cornell ................................................................................................. L, 3-1        10.16          at Rutgers .............................................................................................. W, 2-1
10.15           at Lehigh* ................................................................................................ L, 1-0         10.22          LEHIGH* ................................................................................................ W, 4-0
10.16           vs. Towson (3)................................................................................ W, 3-2 (OT)                 10.25          COLUMBIA ...................................................................................... L, 1-0 (SO)
10.22           AMERICAN* .......................................................................................... W, 3-1                10.30          AMERICAN* ............................................................................................ L, 3-1
10.25           No. 8 PENN STATE ................................................................................... L, 3-1                11.4           No. 3 Lehigh# ........................................................................................ 2 p.m.
10.29           at Colgate* .................................................................................. W, 1-0 (2OT)                11.5           Patriot League Championship .............................................................. 1 p.m.
10.30           at No. 5 Syracuse..................................................................................... L, 3-1              (1) at Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.) (2) at University of Delaware (Newark, Del.)
11.4            at No. 1 American# ..............................................................................11 a.m.
11.5            Patriot League Championship .............................................................. 1 p.m.                          Lehigh Mountain Hawks (6-12, 3-2 Patriot League)
(1) at Temple University (Philadelphia, Pa.)                                                                                               9.2             GEORGETOWN................................................................................ L, 3-2 (OT)
(2) at University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.)                                                                                           9.4             at St. Francis (PA)..................................................................................... L, 3-0
(3) at University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)                                                                                          9.9             at Monmouth.......................................................................................... L, 4-1
                                                                                                                                           9.11            LA SALLE ........................................................................................ W, 4-3 (OT)
Colgate Raiders (6-10, 1-3 Patriot League)                                                                                                 9.14
                                                                                                                                           9.17
                                                                                                                                                           at Quinnipiac ........................................................................................... L, 3-2
                                                                                                                                                           FAIRFIELD ................................................................................................ L, 2-0
8.26                 BALL STATE ............................................................................................ W, 3-0
8.28                 RIDER ......................................................................................................... PPD   9.18            at St. Joseph’s .......................................................................................... L, 1-0
9.2                  HOFSTRA ................................................................................................. L, 8-1      9.23            at Sacred Heart ....................................................................................... L, 6-4
9.4                  VERMONT .....................................................................................L, 2-1 (2OT)             9.24            vs. No. 14 Maine (1)..............................................................................L, 11-0
9.9                  QUINNIPIAC ............................................................................................ L, 6-0        9.28            SIENA ..................................................................................................... W, 3-2
9.11                 at Robert Morris ............................................................................. L, 3-2 (OT)            10.1            at American*........................................................................................... L, 5-0
9.14                 at Siena .................................................................................................. W, 1-0    10.2            RIDER ....................................................................................................... L, 6-1
9.16                 LOCK HAVEN .................................................................................L, 3-2 (2OT)              10.8            COLGATE*.............................................................................................. W, 2-1
9.17                 ST. FRANCIS (PA)............................................................................ W, 3-2 (OT)              10.9            CORNELL.................................................................................................. L, 4-3
9.24                 at Bryant .................................................................................................. L, 4-0   10.12           PENN ..................................................................................................... W, 4-3
9.25                 at Brown ................................................................................................ W, 3-2      10.15           BUCKNELL* ........................................................................................... W, 1-0
10.1                 LAFAYETTE* ............................................................................................. L, 5-0       10.22           at Lafayette*............................................................................................ L, 4-0
10.4                 at Cornell ............................................................................................... W, 1-0     10.29           at Holy Cross* ....................................................................................... W, 3-1
10.8                 at Lehigh* ................................................................................................ L, 2-1    11.4            No. 2 Lafayette# .................................................................................... 2 p.m.
10.15                at American*........................................................................................... L, 8-1        11.5            Patriot League Championship .............................................................. 1 p.m.
10.22                at Holy Cross* ....................................................................................... W, 3-1         (1) at Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Conn.)
10.23                at Harvard ....................................................................................... L, 3-2 (OT)        * - Patriot League Game
10.29                BUCKNELL* ...................................................................................L, 1-0 (2OT)             # - Patriot League Tournament - Washington, D.C.


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