PHILADELPHIA The Penn field hockey team is headed to Princeton, N.J. to play the No. 11 Tigers Friday evening at 5 p.m. in both teams' last game of the 2008 regularseason. The Quakers are arriving at Princeton with a 6-10 overall record, 4-2 in the Ivy League tied with Dartmouth for third place in the league.
Princeton is currently ranked eleventh in the nation with a 14-2 overall record and undefeated in the Ivies. The Tigers two losses were handed to them by then-ranked No. 5 UConn, 3-2 in overtime and then-ranked No. 2 Maryland, 5-0. Earlier in the season, Penn lost at Maryland, 5-1.
The Quakers are on a four-game winning-steak, with its most recent win against Brown, 2-1, in overtime. Rachel Eng scored a goal in the tenth minute of overtime to lift the Red and Blue over the Bears. Penn has outscored its opponents 12-5 in the last four games. The Quakers will need to continue their scoring trend as the Tigers have also been dominating their recent challengers.
Princeton has outscored its opponents 18-5 in its last four matches, most recently a 5-2 decision over No. 19 American. The Tigers' offense is lead by three players who haveeach collectedeleven goals: Holly McGarvie, Katie Reinprecht andKathleen Sharkey. Holly is the sister of Penn sophomore Laurel McGarvie.
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