FIELD HOCKEY PREVIEW: Saint Louis vs. LIU Brooklyn/Colgate

LIU Brooklyn Match
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 • 6 p.m. CDT
WHERE: Maryland Heights, Missouri (Sportport International)
SLU-LIU Brooklyn SERIES: First Meeting
SLU-BALL STATE LAST MEETING: N/A
LIVE STATShttp://statb.us/b/179591

Colgate Match
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 • 6 p.m. CDT (ATTACHED PARKING PASS REQUIRED)
WHERE: Maryland Heights, Missouri (Sportport International)
SLU-Colgate SERIES: First Meeting
SLU-OHIO LAST MEETING: N/A
LIVE STATShttp://statb.us/b/179592

A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
• Saint Louis played two matches last weekend falling to Ball State, 5-0 and Ohio, 6-1. Jess Dunlap scored SLU's goal.
• In addition to Dunlap's goal, Morgan Crowe and Carly Kissinger each took two shots over the weekend. 
Lillian Cossetto earned the lion's share of minutes in goal, earning six saves in 105 minutes played.
• Saint Louis boasts five international students on the 2017 roster: Julia Bakker(Netherlands), Lillian Cossetto (Australia), Micaela Diaz (Argentina), Noor Kalf(Netherlands) and Fleur Maarse (Belgium)
• The Billikens are led by head coach Danielle Baumgardner, who enters her second season. She is assisted by former Northwestern standout Dominique Masters, who is in her first season as assistant coach. 

A LOOK AT THE BLACKBIRDS
• LIU Brooklyn is in their second season of NCAA Division I field hockey.
• Last weekend, they lost to Lehigh 1-0 and Atlantic 10 member La Salle 1-0.
• As a team, LIU Brooklyn took three shots total over two matches last weekend.
• Molly Jannell is the Blackbirds' starting goalie, recording 17 saves in 134 minutes played. 
• LIU Brooklyn is led by head coach Kyle DeSandes-Moyer, who is in her first year at the helm.

A LOOK AT THE RAIDERS
• Colgate has played one match so far this season, a 1-3 loss to UMass Lowell.
• Meghan Minturn scored Colgate's lone goal of the season. She also leads the team with three shots this year.
• In goal, Maria Krull played all 70 minutes against UMass Lowell, recording 15 saves.
• April Cornell is in her first season as the head coach of Colgate, spending the previous two seasons as the associate head coach.