LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Siena Field Hockey will host Fairfield Sunday at 1 p.m. in the final home game of the year. Seniors Ashley Dona, Cailyn Rafi, Maggie Liguori, Brittany Onesto, Danielle DeGroot, and Fabiana Citro will be honored in a senior day ceremony at 12:45 p.m.
This is the final field hockey game that will be streamed live in HD. In addition to streaming game broadcasts online, Siena remains one of the few schools in the country to stream live sporting events directly to your smart phone. Viewers can catch all the action on their iOS (Apple) devices as well as those that support Adobe Flash 10.1 or greater (Android devices) in addition to their laptops, desktops and tablets.
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Here's 10 Things to Know about the Saints v. Fairfield
1. This is the final of three consecutive home games for the Saints who played eight of their first nine games on the road. The Saints won their first game at Siena Turf Field over Sacred Heart 2-1 in a shootout and secured another victory over LIU Brooklyn 6-2 on Friday afternoon.
2. As of 10/13, Siena's freshman goalkeeper Mary Crumlish ranked third in the NCAA and first in the MAAC in saves per game with 9.1. Crumlish has 94 saves this season.
3. Sophomore forward Fariyah Omarshah leads the Saints with six goals and 14 points on the season.
4. Senior Ashley Dona scored six points in Friday’s win over LIU Brooklyn. Dona had two goals and two assists in the game to bring her total to five goals and four assists this season.
5. Sophomore defender Jaycie St. John leads Siena with two defensive saves.
6. Fairfield leads the all-times series 15-5. The Stags won last year’s matchup 6-1 in Connecticut.
7. The Saints were predicted to finish fifth in the MAAC this season. Fairfield was predicted to win the conference this season, receiving six of the seven first place votes.
8. Fairfield is currently 1-1 in the MAAC. The Stags defeated Rider 3-1 in their MAAC opener before falling 2-1 in overtime at Bryant on Friday night.
9. Ann Burgoyne leads Fairfield with 21 points this season on eight goals and five assists.
10. Reigning MAAC Defensive Player of the Week Caitlin Bennett has 75 saves this season for the Stags and is allowing just 2.78 goals per game.