SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team is preparing for the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Field Hockey Championship, beginning Friday against Transylvania in Conway, Ark.
6) Transylvania (1-13, 0-5) vs. 3) Sewanee (10-5, 3-2)
Friday, Nov. 2 | 4 p.m.
Warrior Turf Field | Conway, Ark.
All-Time Record vs. Transylvania (since 2004): Sewanee leads series, 27-4
Regular Season Results: Sewanee swept regular season series by similar 1-0 scores on Oct. 15 at home and Oct. 22 in Lexington, Ky.
DOUBLE DIGITS: With the win over Concordia Wisconsin on Oct. 27, Sewanee has reached the double-digit mark in the win column for the first time since 2015 when they won 11 contests.
DEFENDING THE CIRCLE: The Tigers have recorded six defensive saves in 2018, three each from Nikki Ereli and Abbie Wrather. Ereli recorded two in the contest against Centre on Oct. 20. Wrather, on the other hand, recorded back-to-back defensive saves against Rhodes and Hendrix on Oct. 6 and 7.
Sewanee's 77.7 save percentage is second in the conference, and the 1.52 goals allowed per game is third.
THREE-WAY TIE: The race for the top honor is goals scored is a bit crowded, as three players are tied at the top of the leaderboard heading into play this weekend. Along with Ceara Caffrey, Hailey Mules of Rhodes and Sarah Biggs of Centre have each scored 18 goals on the season.