SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University field hockey team plays a pair of road games this weekend, facing Rider on Friday and No. 25 Maine on Sunday.
Friday's game is set for 4:00 p.m., while Sunday is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Sunday's game will be played at the University of New Hampshire.
Location: University of New Hampshire (Durham, N.H.)
Date and Time: Sunday, October 17 - 11:00 a.m.
Live Stats: TBA
Bryant vs. Rider
- Rider owns an 11-2 lead in the all-time series.
- The Broncs have won three-straight, with Bryant's last win coming in 2017.
Bryant vs. Maine
- Maine owns an 8-1 lead in the all-time series.
- The Bulldogs won the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
Bulldog Notes and Notables
- Bryant will be looking for its first victory of the season this weekend. The Bulldogs fell to Wagner, 2-1, in double overtime last Sunday.
- Taryn Rauff leads the team with five goals, while Carson Dennis has scored three times.
- Brittany Gouws is the third Bulldog with multiple goals, scoring twice.
- Marijn Jaarsma has posted a .765 save percentage on the year. She leads the nation with 11.4 saves per game.
Scouting the Broncs
- Rider is 8-4 overall and 1-2 in the NEC.
- The Broncs are averaging 2.25 goals per game.
- Julia Divorra leads the team with nine goals, five assists and 23 points.
- Carly Brosious also has 20 points with eight goals and four assists.
Scouting the Black Bears
- Maine enters the weekend 9-5 overall and ranked No. 25 nationally.
- Poppy Lambert leads the team with 10 goals, while Brooke Sulinski has nine goals and two assists.