On the Road Again: The Tigers play a neutral site contest when they battle UC Davis Friday on Maryland’s campus. Towson then travels to American on Sunday.
Series' History: The Tigers and Aggies will be meeting for the first time in today’s contest. UC Davis is the second team that the Tigers faced this season for the first time (Providence).
The Tigers will be facing the Eagles for the 34th time overall. American holds a 26-4-3 advantage in the series.
Updating The Tigers: The Tigers dropped a heart-breaking 4-3 overtime decision at No. 21 William & Mary on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Courtney Branco and freshman Heather Jenney lead the Tigers with five goals each. Branco added two assists while Jenney has one helper. Sophomore Tashani Dickson recorded her 100th save of the season over the weekend and enters play today with 103 saves.
Scouting UC Davis: The Aggies fell to No. 14 Stanford, 5-0 in their last outing. Chloey LemMon leads UC Davis with six goal and three assists while Marissa Hughes has six goals and two assists. Conley Craven has made 44 saves in 12 starts for the Aggies this season.
Scouting American: The Eagles had a two-game win streak snapped with a 2-0 loss to No. 4 Princeton in their last outing. American will host Holy Cross on Saturday before battling the Tigers on Sunday. Shelly Montgomery leads American with 16 points on seven goals and two assists while Ashley Dalisera has 66 saves in goal.
You’ll Always Remember Your First: A pair of Tigers scored their first career goals in the game against the Tribe on Sunday. Sophomore Kelsey Fielder and freshman Kelsey Jenkens each scored in the first half. The pair join sophomore Stevie Winchester and freshman Heather Jenney as Tigers who have scored their first career goals this season.
Let’s Get Defensive: Senior Kate Nolan recorded a pair of defensive saves at William & Mary. Nolan enters play this week tied for second in the CAA in defensive saves. The defensive saves are the first of Nolan’s career. She becomes the third Tiger to record a defensive save this season (Kelly Mattingly and Casi Neidigh).
Up Next: Following this weekend’s action, the Tigers are back when they travel to Maryland on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Following the match-up with the Terps, the Tigers return to Johnny Unitas Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Tigers host Delaware at noon and will honor their seniors prior to that game.