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Bulldogs visit La Salle, Lehigh this weekend

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University field hockey team heads to Pennsylvania this weekend for a pair of games, beginning Friday afternoon at La Salle.

Bryant will then face Lehigh on Sunday morning. 

Game Information
Opponent: La Salle
Location: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date and Time: Friday, September 3 - 3:00 p.m.
Watch: ESPN+
Live Stats: Sidearm

Opponent: Lehigh
Location: Easton, Pa.
Date and Time: Sunday, September 5 - 11:00 a.m.
Watch: ESPN+
Live Stats: Sidearm

Bryant vs. La Salle

  • Bryant trails the all-time series with La Salle, 4-1. 
  • The Bulldogs won the first-ever meeting in 2011 but the Explorers have won each of the last four. 

Bryant vs. Lehigh

  • Bryant and Lehigh will be meeting for the fourth time in program history. 
  • The Bulldogs own a 2-1 lead in the all-time series, having won each of the last two meetings. 

Bulldog Notes and Notables

  • Bryant enters the weekend with an 0-2 record following losses at Providence and UMass Lowell. 
  • Marijn Jaarsma posted a .735 save percentage in the first two games, making 25 saves. 
  • Taryn Rauff posted four shots, three on goal, in Sunday's game at UMass Lowell. 

Scouting the Explorers

  • La Salle enters with a 1-1 record, splitting games on opening weekend.
  • The Explorers earned a 3-0 win over Merrimack their last time out. 
  • Sofia Pla has scored three goals in her first two collegiate games.

Scouting the Mountain Hawks

  • Lehigh is 1-1 following a pair of high-scoring affairs with Villanova and Longwood.
  • Lenke Havas recorded a hat trick to lead the Mountain Hawks to a 3-2 victory over Longwood.