Men’s Soccer Loses a Heartbreaker to Harvard

Sept. 9, 2017

Final Stats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -


The Providence College men’s soccer team fell to Harvard, 2-1, on Saturday night at Anderson Stadium.

SCORE
Harvard – 2 | Providence – 1

RECORDS
Providence - 2-3-0 | Harvard - 1-2-0

VENUE
Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium – Providence, R.I.

GAME FLOW & NOTES
- The Crimson got on the board first with a tally in the eighth minute. Sophomore Matthew Glass volleyed home a ball from about 10 yards out. Assists went to Eric Gylling and Justin Crichlow.
- Braden Kline (Lancaster, Pa.) appeared to have scored the equalizer a few minutes later, but the referee signaled no goal.
- Mac Steeves (Needham, Mass.) left nothing up for interpretation when he scored 18:54 into the first half. Joao Serrano (Evora, Portugal) played the ball to the feet of Malcolm Duncan (Toronto, Ontario). He then played the ball across for Steeves’ one-time finish and picked up his first collegiate point.
- Serrano was ejected from the game in the 42nd minute after being tangled up with a Harvard player.
- Harvard and Providence each received two yellow cards during the match.
- In the early stages of the second half, Colin Miller (Bel Air, Md.) made two huge saves. First, he dove to his left and pushed a shot from Philip Hausen around the post. Nearly 20 minutes later, he was able to elevate and knock a shot from Christian Sady over the crossbar.
- Paolo Bellon-Urso notched the game-winner for Harvard with less than six minutes remaining in regulation. He took a shot from the top of the box that beat Miller.

HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (H) – 07:17 – Matthew Glass, assisted by Eric Gylling and Justin Crichlow – A half-volley from 10 yards out
1-1 (PC) – 18:54 – Mac Steeves, assisted by Malcolm Duncan and Joao Serrano – Cross from Duncan, redirected before a one-time finish by Steeves
2-1 (H) – 84:01 – Paolo Belloni-Urso – Shot from the top of the box that beat Miller

GOALKEEPERS
Providence: Colin Miller, 2-1-0: 4 saves, 2 goals against
Harvard: Kyle Parks, 1-2-0: 2 saves, 1 goal against

STAT COMPARISON
Providence-
Shots: 8
Shots on goal: 3
Corner kicks: 8
Fouls: 6
Saves: 4

Harvard-
Shots: 11
Shots on goal: 6
Corner kicks: 7
Fouls: 16
Saves: 2

LOOKING AHEAD
The Friars welcome DePaul on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the first BIG EAST match-up of the season. Kick-off is at 7:00 p.m. on Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium.

For more updates on the Providence men's soccer program, follow the team on Twitter
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