MATCH-UPS:
Rollins (2-2) vs. Wheeling Jesuit (1-2)

WHERE:

Barker Family Stadium & Cahall-Sandspur Field | Winter Park, Fla.

WHEN:

Friday, March 3, 2017 | 7 p.m.

COVERAGE:

LIVE VIDEO: Geico Tars Sports Network

PLAY-BY-PLAY TALENT: Clark Sprinkle

LIVE STATS: TarsStats.com

SET-UP:

The Tars enter into Friday night’s matchup with an overall record of 2-2, most recently picking up a 9-3 win over Wingate on February 26th.  Rollins opened the season ranked sixth on the IWLCA Division II Preseason Poll, and most recently checked-in at No. 9 on the first poll of the season this week.

Wheeling Jesuit enters into Friday’s game with a record of 1-2 overall.  The Cardinals opened up their 2017 campaign with a 20-6 loss to Seton Hill, but hit .500 in their next game with an 11-10 victory over Roberts Weslyan in their home opener on February 26.  Most recently, Wheeling Jesuit took on Sunshine State Conference opponent Florida Tech on Wednesday, falling to the Panthers by a score of 22-0.

TRACKING THE TARS:
Freshman midfielder Hannah Ashton leads the way for the Tars in goals so far this season with nine goals and one assist for 10 points overall.  Kallie German leads the team in overall points with 12, having notched eight goals and a team high four assists.  Maggie Dougherty and Maddie Hendren lead the team in ground balls with seven apiece, while Paige Brock leads the team in draw controls with 15, followed by Dougherty with 10.  Both Dougherty and Lindsay Van Beck have amassed six caused turnovers each in four contests.  In goal for Rollins Malorie Olin leads the way having played in all four contests, starting three.  Olin has faced a total of 63 shots this season, earning 34 saves for a save percentage of .624.  The junior has allowed only 19 goals so far this season, earning a goals against average of 6.26.

TRACKING THE CARDINALS:    

Wheeling Jesuit is led by Elizabeth Hales, who has notched six goals so far this season while addint two assists for a team high eight points.  Kori Hickman holds onto a team high five assists, and has added a goal for six points.  Haley Holmquist has notched a team second-best four goal so far this year.  Lindsay Carpenter has earned a team high nine ground balls, followed by Holly Deckert with six.  Carpenter also leads the team in caused turnovers, having amassed seven so far this season.  Off the draw, Mary Burns and Deckert lead the team with seven apiece, followed by Kate Calder with five.  In cage, Marie Austin has earned a start in all three games, seeing a total of 130:19 minutes.  Austin has faced 71 shots so far this season, earning 17 saves for a save percentage of .309.  Austin has allowed 38 goals, for a goals against average of 17.50.  Renee Cline has seen time in two games for 49:41 minutes. Cline has faced 18 shots, making three saves, and has allowed 14 goals for a goals against average of 16.91.

NOTES:

  • Friday night’s game will kick of a six-game home stand at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.
  • The Tars’ contest against the Cardinals will mark the first time the two teams have met in official competition.

NEXT:

Rollins returns to action on Sunday, March 5, when they host annual rival Stonehill at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.  Game time against the Skyhawks is set for 7 p.m. at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.  Fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to follow the Tars with free HD video available on the Geico Tars Sports Network with additional links to live coverage available on RollinsSports.com. 

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