No. 19 Field Hockey Travels to Michigan State, Hosts Delaware

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – No. 19 Rutgers box hockey has every other cut up highway and residential weekend at the horizon. The Scarlet Knights open up Big Ten Conference play on Friday with a shuttle to play at Michigan State at 1 p.m. On Sunday, RU returns house to host (*19*), additionally at 1 p.m.

Friday’s sport at Michigan State can be to be had to flow on B1G+. There can be no reside streaming choice for Sunday due to the unlucky multitude of 4 conflicting occasions on Rutgers’ campus at the moment. Live stats and twitter updates can be to be had for each video games. Please be certain to apply the ones @RUFieldHockey or for reside monitoring of Sunday’s sport, or be certain to attend in particular person, with unfastened admission and unfastened parking for all this Sunday at Bauer Field.

About Rutgers

The Scarlet Knights input the weekend with a 3-3 document. The Scarlet Knights grasp a 3-3 general document at the season. RU additionally boasts ranked wins over No. 15 UConn and at No. 25 Monmouth. All 3 losses have come to groups ranked within the top-20 nationally.

Through two video games, Marique Dieudonne leads RU with two aims, either one of which got here final weekend, together with the game-winner in double-overtime at Monmouth. Guillermina Causarano, Lucy Bannatyne, Rachel Houston and Indy van Ek have additionally scored this season.

In objective, Sophia Howard has a 1.49 goals-against-average and .730 save share. Her 4.50 saves consistent with sport is the most productive mark within the Big Ten.

The sport opposed to the Spartans represents the primary Big Ten sport of the season. Rutgers opens Big Ten play after going 6-2 in league play final season and 11-5 over the last two seasons in Big Ten counting video games.

About Michigan State

Michigan State enters the weekend with a 3-1 document. The Spartans opened the 12 months through outscoring No. 21 American, Saint Louis and UC Davis through a blended 14-4 in 3 wins ahead of taking a 1-0 shootout loss at Stanford.

Georgia Davies leads the staff with seven issues, and she or he’s 2nd nationally in assists consistent with sport. Ellie Rutherford and Emma O’Neill percentage the staff lead with 3 aims. Monique Jardell has a 1.08 goals-against-average and .789 save share between the pipes.

Rutgers holds a 9-8 benefit within the all-time collection opposed to the Spartans and is lately on a six-game successful streak courting again to 2017. The Scarlet Knights have outscored MSU 21-6 over the ones six video games. Last season, Bridy Molyneaux recorded the lone hat trick of her occupation because the then-sophomore posted all 3 aims on Senior Day for a 3-0 RU win over the Spartans.

About (*19*)

(*19*) enters the weekend with a 1-5 document, beginning the 12 months with a win over VCU, then encountering a five-game shedding streak that incorporates 4 contests opposed to ranked faculties (No. 12 Virginia, No. 21 American, No. 10 UConn and No. 8 Penn State). UD additionally faces a ranked Princeton staff at the highway Friday.

Noelle Sabbagh leads the staff with 3 aims and 7 issues. In objective, Lizzie Gaebel has a three.03 goals-against-average and .638 save share. 

(*19*) owns a 20-10-3 margin within the all-time collection. RU has gained two immediately and 3 of the previous 4 opposed to the Blue Hens courting again to 2018, together with two wins final season. The Scarlet Knights claimed a 2-1 win over UD in Piscataway on November 12 within the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. RU additionally claimed a 2-0 shutout win at (*19*) in September. Lucy Bannatyne had a objective in every of the ones video games.


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