Who: Presbyterian (0-2) vs Saint Francis (1-1)
When: Sunday, February 26 – 3 p.m. ET
Where: Old Bailey Stadium – Clinton, S.C.
Live Stats: Stat Broadcast Live
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Blue Hose at home against the Red Flash
• PC squares off against Saint Francis (Pa.) this Sunday, February 26 for a 3 p.m. ET game at Old Bailey Stadium.
• The Blue Hose lost on the road at Furman Tuesday night and are seeking their first win of the season.
Last Time Out
• Furman scored 10 goals in the second half and handed PC a 16-2 loss Tuesday night in Greenville, S.C.
• Maura Talvacchia led the team on defense, totaling seven ground balls and five caused turnovers. Alexandra Cole followed with three ground balls and four caused turnovers. Kayla Koch made her second career start in goal, recording 11 saves in just over 45 minutes of work.
• The Paladins outshot the Blue Hose 38-8 and owned draw controls 19-1. PC converted 21-of-28 (75.0 percent) clears on the night.
Scouting the Red Flash
• Saint Francis is coming off a 15-10 victory at Radford. The Highlanders led at the half 6-5, but the visitors came out firing in the second half. Holly Lawrence scored a career-high six goals and Sarah Mahon followed with a hat trick.
• The Red Flash dropped their season opener 20-10 to Central Michigan on February 16. Jessica Mazzur tied her career-high with four goals on six shots.
• Lawrence is the leading scorer with seven goals, followed closely by Sarah Mahon with six goals. Mazzur has team highs in ground balls (12) and caused turnovers (4). Goalie Heather McKee owns a 30.6 save percentage with 11 saves on 40 shots faced.
• Lawrence, who led the Red Flash in scoring last season, earned Player of the Week honors for her effort against the Highlanders.
• Sunday’s game marks just the third time the two programs have met, with the Red Flash leading the series 2-0.
• Saint Francis won the first meeting 13-10 on March 5, 2010.
• The teams last met on March 7, 2014, when the Red Flash won 17-14. Jess Goergen scored all three of her shots, including her one free-position attempt, and added a ground ball. Talvacchia tallied three ground balls, a draw control, and two caused turnovers. Amanda Lindsey collected one ground ball with two draw controls.
Talvacchia earned Defensive Player of the Week
• Talvacchia was named the Big South Defensive Player of the Week on February 14. The senior defender led the Blue Hose on defense against Mercer, causing six turnovers and picking up six ground balls.
Next Time Out
• The Blue Hose head west to California over Spring Break. PC starts the trip with a 7 p.m. ET game at UC Davis on Wednesday, March 1. The team will then head south to Fresno State for an 8 p.m. ET contest against the Bulldogs on Friday, March 3.