Oct. 17, 2012
Providence, R.I. - The Providence College men's soccer fell to sixth-ranked Georgetown on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1-0. Providence moved to 3-8-2 (1-4-0 BIG EAST) with the loss, while Georgetown improved its record to 13-2-1 (4-2-0 BIG EAST).
The teams were tied after one half of play, 0-0. The best scoring chance of the half came in the ninth minute when Georgetown's Steve Neuman sent a corner kick into the box that was headed on frame, but Friar red shirt sophomore Keasel Broome (Claymont, Del.) tipped the Hoyas' opportunity over the bar. Broome's one handed save awarded the Hoyas with a second corner that was cleared from the Friars defensive third.
The Friars came out and controlled much of the second half, pushing forward for the majority of the chances. In the 48th minute, Senior Keith Jecewiz (Smithtown, N.Y.) ripped a shot from 15 yards out. Georgetown goalkeeper, Tomas Gomez, tipped the strike off of the cross bar and out of play for a Friar corner. In the 53rd minute, junior Phil Ziegler (East Lyme, Conn.) nailed a strike which was tipped just wide on the Hoyas' goal.
In the 63rd minute, senior Marc Cintron (Piscataway,N.J.) crossed a ball through the box that was one touched on net by red shirt junior Wilder Arboleda(Pawtucket, R.I.). The Hoyas' goalkeeper was able to knock down the strike to keep the score even at 0-0.
Georgetown then took a 1-0 lead in the 82nd minute with a goal from Nueman. Ian Christianson tipped a cross to Nueman's feet, whose strike found the back of the net. Georgetown was able to withstand the Friars' pressure and won the game,1-0.
The Friars held the advantage in shots, 12-11, while Georgetown held the advantage in corners, 7-4. Broome finished the match with two saves.
Providence continues BIG EAST play at noon on Saturday, Oct. 20 when it travels No. 9 Notre Dame.
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