Top Matchups (All times ET)

Sept. 30 -- 4 p.m.: No. 9 Duke Blue Devils at No. 8 Boston College Eagles (DI)


Oct. 1 -- 1 p.m.: No. 3 Shippensburg Raiders at No. 2 West Chester Golden Rams (DII)


Oct. 1 -- 1:30 p.m.: No. 4 Messiah Falcons at No. 15 TCNJ Lions (DIII)


Oct. 2 -- noon: No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats at No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions (DI)

Watch Them Now

Rachel McCarthy
UMass-Lowell (Division II)

Key Notes: McCarthy has been an offensive juggernaut for the River Hawks. She has scored 14 goals and tallied eight assists this season. McCarthy was recently named Northeast-10 Player of the Week. On Sept. 25, McCarthy scored a career-high four goals to help the River Hawks tie a program record with a total of 10 goals in a single game.

Other Players to Watch this Weekend:
Division I:
Iowa's Kim Scraper (Sophomore, Forward), Old Dominion's Emma Batten (Senior, Forward), North Carolina's Kelsey Kolojejchick (Junior, Midfielder).

Division II: Bellarmine's Rachel Walz (Junior, Forward), C.W. Post's Carlee Dragon (Senior, Forward), Shippensburg's Kristina Taylor (Senior, Forward).

Division III: Clark's Mel Melkonian (Junior, Forward), Salisbury's Alison Bloodsworth (Senior, Forward), Messiah's Kourtney Ehly (Senior, Forward).

Keep Your Eyes on This

Division I: Northwestern's Chelsea Armstrong has been an offensive force this season. She has scored 15 goals in 12 games to lead the Wildcats to a 7-2 record in 2011.

Division III: Forward Samantha Janda of Worcester State scored three goals in 80 seconds against Salem State on Saturday Sept. 24.

Division III: No. 4 Franklin and Marshall leaped up nine spots in the latest NFHCA rankings, the Diplomats handed Ursinus its first confrence loss in four years.