Oct. 13, 2012
Providence, R.I. - The Providence College men's soccer team notched its first BIG EAST win of the season when IT defeated Pittsburgh, 3-2, in overtime on Saturday, Oct. 9. Red shirt junior, Wilder Arboleda (Pawtucket, R.I.) led the Friars notching all three goals in the come from behind victory. Providence improved its record to 3-7-2 (1-3-0 BIG EAST), while Pittsburgh fell to 6-6-2 (0-5-0 BIG EAST).
After a scoreless first half, the Panthers took a 1-0 lead at 56:02 when Michael Tuohy finished a strike into find the back of the net. Providence would notch its first goal of the game at 65:35 when Arboleda dribbled through the Panthers' box and placed a strike far post.
In the 85th minute, Arboleda recorded his second goal of the match when junior Brian Grisell (Brookfield, Conn.) serviced a cross that Arboleda volleyed in, to give the Friars a 2-1 lead. The Panthers wasted no time generating their attack, notching the equalizer seconds later when Corey Werth finished a loose ball in the Friars' box. The remainder of regulation was scoreless and the match headed into overtime.
Arboleda notched the game winner at 93:12 after he headed in a cross from sophomore Thomas Ballenthin (Lexington, Mass.).
The last Friar to record a hat trick in the men's soccer program was Greg Davis on Oct. 15, 2011. Davis led the Friars to a 6-1 victory over the Seton Hall.
The Friars return to BIG EAST Blue Division play at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17 when they host Georgetown.
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