Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Take a look at what's going on with the Buff and Blue this week!

Field Hockey
Football
Men's Golf
Women's Rowing
Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Volleyball

* NESCAC Contest

Field Hockey

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY*
Saturday, Oct. 19 @ noon
Goodfriend Field

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Records: Hamilton (4-7, 2-6 NESCAC) split its two games last weekend, defeating Trinity 1-0 on the road and falling 3-2 to No. 7 Tufts the next day. Wesleyan (5-7, 1-6) lost its third straight game on Oct. 13, a 1-0 decision to No. 19 Babson.

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 2-1 in Connecticut last season

Series: 4-4

Who to Watch: Michaela Giuttari '20 scored twice in a 1-1 weekend last week. Her goal in a 1-0 win at Trinity was the 52nd of her collegiate career and set a program record. Her goal in a 3-2 setback against Tufts pushed her career point total to 127 and established another all-time mark for the Continentals.


Football

AMHERST COLLEGE*
Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 1 p.m.
Steuben Field

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Records: Hamilton (2-3) fell 35-10 at Williams last weekend, while Amherst (4-1) defeated Bowdoin 36-14 at home.

Last Meeting: Amherst won 37-14 in Massachusetts last season

Series: 28-1 (Amherst)

Who to Watch: Last week, Sam Robinson '20 scored the fifth touchdown of his collegiate career on a 40-yard reception in the fourth quarter of the Continentals’ 35-10 setback at Williams. He also averaged 24.3 yards on six kickoff returns including one he brought back 54 yards. Carmine Bruno '20 was credited with a team-high six tackles and forced and recovered a fumble. Jared Schwartz '22 recorded his first interception with the Continentals. Sam Thoreen '22 booted a 21-yard field goal and an extra point at Williams. He’s perfect on five field goal attempts this fall and is 10-for-12 for his Hamilton career


Men's Golf

EKWANOK TOURNAMENT
Tuesday, Oct. 15
Ekwanok Country Club; Manchester, Vt.

Last Year: Hamilton finished in fourth place

Who to Watch: The Continentals are coming off a third place finish at the NESCAC Championship Qualifier where Jack McKeon '22 and Billy Geach '23 led the Continentals as they tied for fifth place out of 49 golfers at 3-over 147.


Women's Rowing

HEAD OF THE CHARLES
Sunday, Oct. 20
Charles River; Cambridge, Mass.

Last Year: Hamilton finished 13th out of 28 crews with a time of 19:45.178.


Men's Soccer

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY*
Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 1:30 p.m.
Love Field

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Records: Hamilton (5-5-2, 2-3-2 NESCAC) tied No. 1 Tufts 1-1 last Sunday to extend its unbeaten streak to six games. Wesleyan (4-4-3, 1-3-3) has lost three straight after also tying Tufts 1-1 on Oct. 2.

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 1-0 in overtime last season at Wesleyan.

Series: 6-4 (Wesleyan)

Who to Watch: Aidan Wood '20 was named the NESCAC Player of the Week on Monday after having a hand in all three Hamilton goals versus NESCAC opponents last week. He scored the first goal and assisted on the second goal in a 2-0 win at Trinity and tallied the tying goal on a penalty kick in the 51st minute in a 1-1 draw against Tufts. He led the Continentals with two goals and an assist in a 5-0 victory at SUNY Polytechnic to finish the week with 10 points.


Women's Soccer

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY*
Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 11 a.m.
Love Field

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Records: Hamilton (8-3-1, 4-3-1 NESCAC) was in the midst of a seven-game unbeaten streak before falling to No. 13 Tufts last Sunday. Wesleyan (7-2-2, 3-2-2) is coming off a 5-0 win over Bates on Oct. 12

Last Meeting: The teams battled to a 1-1 double-overtime tie last year in Connecticut.

Series: 5-0-3 (Hamilton)

Who to Watch: Hyla Mosher '23 scored the game-winning goal in the second sudden-victory overtime period of a 1-0 victory at Trinity last week, and defender Kristin Hughes '20 notched the first goal of her collegiate career in a 5-0 triumph against Hartwick.


Volleyball

NORTH JERSEY CHALLENGE
Friday, Oct. 18 & Saturday, Oct. 19

Who to Watch: Giuliana Rankin '20 averaged 5.83 kills per set and posted a .389 hitting percentage in a 1-1 weekend last week. She hammered 17 kills with just two errors in 34 hitting attempts in a three-set win against Colby. She smashed 18 kills, including the 700th of her collegiate career, and added a block assist in a three-set loss to Bates. 

KEAN UNIVERSITY - Watch
Friday @ 6 p.m.
Kean University; Union, N.J. 

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN (MINN.)
Friday @ 8 p.m.
Kean University; Union, N.J..

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY - Watch | Live Stats
Saturday @ 1 p.m.
Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken, N.J.

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - Watch | Live Stats
Saturday @ 3 p.m.
Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken, N.J.