***Saturday will be Bucknell's annual Play4TheCure game. Fans are encouraged to wear pink. Tickets for a gift basket raffle will be held at the game, with all proceeds going to the National Foundation for Cancer Research.***

Setting the Scene
Colgate (2-9, 0-3 PL) at Bucknell (5-7, 1-1 PL)
When: Saturday, Oct. 7 – 11 a.m.
Where: Graham Field (Lewisburg, Pa.)
Watch Live: Patriot League Network
Live Stats: BucknellBison.com

About the Bison
• Bucknell is 5-7 overall and 1-1 in the Patriot League after a 3-1 win over Lehigh and a 4-2 win over Quinnipiac last week.
• Both of last week’s wins were played at Graham Field. Four of the Bison’s five wins have come on their home field.
• Seven different players combined on Bucknell’s seven goals last week – Chloe Poltonavage, Lexi Quick, M.C. Evans, Brittany Willwerth, Stephanie Dressler, Marisa Morakis, and Claire Lesher.
• Lesher’s goal was her first of the season. She is the 14th player to score for the Bison.
• Sophomore Brittany Willwerth leads the Patriot League in assists with six. She ranks fourth in the conference in goals with seven and is third in points with 20.

Scouting Colgate
• Colgate is 2-9 overall and 0-3 with losses in seven straight games. Three of those losses came by two goals or less, including two overtime defeats.
• The Raiders have wins over LIU Brooklyn and Siena.
• Maria Krull faces the second most shots on goal per game (8.64) and leads the league in save percentage (.772).

Series History with Colgate
• Bucknell leads 31-10-3 in a series that began in 1976.
• The Bison have won 10 straight games in the series, starting with Jeremy Cook’s first season as head coach.
• Bucknell has won the past three meetings by a combined score of 11-0, including a 2-0 victory in the semifinal round of the 2014 Patriot League Tournament.
Nicole Rupnik has scored in each of her two games against Colgate and added one assist for five points. M.C. Evans had a goal and assist in Bucknell’s most recent win over the Raiders.

Up Next
• The Bison will play a league game at Lafayette on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.