Winless Field Hockey Team Hoping for a Victory against William Paterson

The Ramapo field hockey team will host William Paterson University in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The Roadrunners, 0-11 overall and 0-2 in conference, will seek their first win against the Pioneers, who have also struggled in conference.

William Paterson is 1-3 in the NJAC but 8-6 overall. The Roadrunners will need to find a way to produce offense while playing responsible defensively.

This season, Ramapo has scored an average of 0.82 goals per game and allowed an average of 5.36. William Paterson is averaging 2.43 goals per game and 2.50 against, while averaging 10.5 shots per game and 16.6 against.

Ramapo has only averaged 5.1 shots per game while averaging 25.5 against.

Freshman Nicole Healy has been the Roadrunners most productive player this season, with five goals and 15 shots in 11 games.

Goalkeepers Alicia Lyons, junior, and Emily Kramer, freshman, have been busy in net this season. In 448 minutes, Lyons has allowed 43 goals while making 85 saves for a 0.664 save percentage and a goals against average of 6.71.

Kramer has made 42 saves and allowed 16 goals for a 0.724 save percentage and a 3.42 goals against average in 327 minutes.

The Pioneers have been led by senior Brianne Cox, who has 14 goals and an assist.

Senior Kellye Statz has been William Paterson’s number one goalie, logging just over 1,000 minutes so far this season, making 109 saves and allowing 35 goals for a save percentage of 0.767 and a goals-against average of 2.45.

This is Ramapo’s third out of five NJAC matchups this season, and they will need a big win to get back into playoff contention.