8 Phil Towler
    Phil Towler


    Cumbria, England

    High School:
    Cartmel Priory School

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 192



    Men's Soccer Team Captains Announced

    The Friars made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2013.


    Men's Soccer Hosts Annual Season-Ending Banquet

    The team's four graduating players were honored for their dedication and commitment to the program.


    Men's Soccer Season Recap

    The Friars made it to the BIG EAST Championship Game and the NCAA Championship Second Round.


    Men's Soccer Topped By Marquette in BIG EAST Final, 3-2

    The Friars comeback bid fell just short as Marquette held on to claim the BIG EAST Championship.


    Men's Soccer Set To Host Creighton In BIG EAST Quarterfinals

    Providence will play the Bluejays at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12

    2013: Started all 22 games for the Friars .... Tallied six points for the season, including two goals ... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team (11/17) ... An All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention selection .... Named the Ocean State Soccer Classic's Co-Most Outstanding Player on Sept.9 ... Was the co-winner of the Martin Hayes Team MVP award.

    2012: One of just two Friars to start all 16 games for the Friars ... Totaled 13 shots on the season.

    2011: Played in 12 matches with four starts.

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Attended Cartmel Priory Secondary School where he was a five-sport athlete ... Took part of four tours (including trips to Spain, France and the Isle of Man) with the soccer team while at Cartmel Priory where he was team captain ... Also played at Carlisle United during the last five years ... Recorded eight goals and nine assists in his final season at Carlisle, where he was a vice captain.

    PERSONAL: Son of John and Sandra Towler ... Has two older sisters, Debbie and Caroline ... Favorite athlete is Stuart Holden ... Management major.