Eight teams will begin their quest for the 2018 FCIAC field hockey championship today, as the quarterfinal round gets underway at 3:30 p.m., Friday.

Here’s a look at some stats on the eight playoff teams, as well as how they fared this season against their quarterfinal opponents.

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FCIAC Quarterfinals – Fri., Oct. 26, at higher seeds


No. 7 Ridgefield at No. 2 Darien, 3:30 p.m.


Regular Season Meeting at Darien, Oct. 19: Darien 2, Ridgefield 0

Ridgefield Tigers

Overall Record: 9-3-4

FCIAC Record: 7-4-1-2

Current Streak: Lost 2

October: 4-3-0-1

Last two weeks: 1-2-0-1

Vs. Playoff Teams: 0-4-1-2

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 0

Darien Blue Wave

Overall Record: 13-2-1-0

FCIAC Record: 12-1-1-0

Current Streak: Won 2

October: 7-0-1-0

Last two weeks: 3-0-1-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 6-1-0-0

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 11 (last won in 2017)


No. 8 Warde at No. 1 Staples, 3:45 p.m.


Regular Season Meeting at Staples, Sept. 12: Staples 8, Warde 1

Warde Mustangs

Overall Record: 7-8-1-0

FCIAC Record: 7-6-1-0

Current Streak: Lost 2

October: 5-3-0-0

Last two weeks: 3-2-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 0-6-1-0

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 0

Staples Wreckers

Overall Record: 16-0-0-0

FCIAC Record: 14-0-0-0

Current Streak: Won 16

October: 9-0-0-0

Last two weeks: 5-0-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 7-0-0-0

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 5 (last won in 2011)


No. 6 New Canaan at No. 3 Greenwich, 4 p.m.


Regular Season Meeting at New Canaan, Sept. 11: New Canaan 1, Greenwich 0

New Canaan Rams

Overall Record: 11-4-0-1

FCIAC Record: 10-3-0-1

Current Streak: Won 5

October: 6-3-0-0

Last two weeks: 5-0-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 3-3-0-1

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 8 (last won in 2014)

Greenwich Cardinals

Overall Record: 12-4-0-0

FCIAC Record: 11-3-0-0

Current Streak: Won 6

October: 7-1-0-0

Last two weeks: 4-0-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-3-0-0

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 17 (last won in 2012 - co-champs with Darien)


No. 5 Norwalk at No. 4 Wilton, 5:30 p.m.


Regular Season Meeting at Norwalk, Sept. 11: Wilton 6, Norwalk 5

Norwalk Bears

Overall Record: 11-4-0-1

FCIAC Record: 10-3-0-1

Current Streak: Won 3

October: 6-3-0-1

Last two weeks: 3-2-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 3-3-0-1

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 0

Wilton Warriors

Overall Record: 13-3-0-0

FCIAC Record: 11-3-0-0

Current Streak: Won 2

October: 6-3-0-0

Last two weeks: 3-2-0-0

Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-3-0-0

FCIAC Championships (since 1974): 0