L1 Host Bowdon Hightown On Saturday
By Colin Pike
Surbiton Ladies are at home to Bowdon Hightown in their latest Investec Women's Hockey League Premier Division match at 12 noon on Saturday.
Surbiton are locked together with Hampstead & Westminster at the top of the table with both teams still having maximum points after the first four weeks of the season.
Bowdon are fifth after a mixed bag of results which saw them draw 2-2 at the University of Birmingham on the opening day; draw 1-1 at home to Buckingham; win 2-1 at Loughborough Students before crashing 5-1 at home to Hampstead last week.
Aine Curran is Bowdon's top scorer with three goals with Beth Alexander, Rosie Bailey and Sian French each having found the net once.
Surbiton won 3-2 at Loughborough Students, beat Beeston 3-0 and East Grinstead 2-1 at home and then last week won 1-0 at Clifton Robinsons.
Last season, Surbiton did the double over Bowdon winning 6-0 at home, Jo Hunter scoring twice with Giselle Ansley, Phoebe Willars, Erica Sanders and Sarah Evans also on target.
On the last day of the season, Surbiton made the long trip up north and came back with all three points on the back of a 4-0 win, Jenna Woolven scoring two goals after Izzy Petter opened the scoring. Georgie Twigg scored a last minute penalty stroke.
Elsewhere, Hampstead are at home to an East Grinstead side at the wrong end of the table after earning their first point of the season last week at home to third placed Buckingham.
Holcombe visit the University of Birmingham; Buckingham host Loughborough Students and Clifton Robinsons welcome Beeston to Bristol.