BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University field hockey will return to the High Country for a match against Radford on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and a match against Liberty on Sunday at 12 p.m.
SCOUTING THE MOUNTAINEERS
Appalachian (2-13, 1-4 NorPac) will look to improve its NorPac record this weekend after coming off two losses last week to non-conference opponents Temple and Penn.
French currently leads the team in points on the season, recording one goal and five assists.
Goalkeepers Cristina Ceppi and Anderson have split time in goal recently with Anderson notching 26 saves last weekend and Ceppi adding two.
SCOUTING THE HIGHLANDERS
Radford (4-12, 2-3) comes into Friday’s match after a 0-5 loss to NorPac foe Longwood this past weekend.
Marianna Parker has led the Highlanders offensively this season, scoring six goals and tallying one assist.
Goalkeeper Sidney Encarnacion has seen the most time in goal for Radford and has 121 saves on the season.
Radford has seen scoring from seven players on its roster, with four players notching more than one goal.
The Mountaineers and the Highlanders met earlier this season with Radford taking the match 3-1.
SCOUTING THE FLAMES
Liberty (11-4, 5-0) will come into Sunday’s match with an undefeated conference record. The Flames’ got the 7-0 victory over Georgetown last weekend to stretch their winning streak to six-straight matches.
Natalie Barr leads Liberty in goals on the season, tallying 14. Ashlee Krulock follows, recording 10 goals on the season.
Goalkeeper Ann Jefferis has notched 48 goals so far this season and boasts a 10-4 record while in goal.
The Flames have seen scoring from an impressive 15 players on their roster, with 10 scoring multiple goals on the season.
Appalachian and Liberty met two weeks ago when the Flames walked away victorious in a 9-1 win.
The Mountaineers will play their last regular season match at home next Friday when they take on Longwood at 6:30 p.m.