Nov. 1, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's soccer team tied St. John's (0-0) on Wednesday, Nov 1. in Providence, R.I.
Providence -- 0 | St. John's -- 0
Providence - 5-7-5 (2-2-5 BE) | St. John's -- 8-6-3 (5-2-2 BE)
Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium -- Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- In the fifth minute Colin Miller (Bel Air, Md.) made a diving save on a shot by Harry Cooksley to keep the Red Storm off the board.
- Alex Vigliotti (Branford, Ct.) broke free from his defender in the 19th minute, but was denied by Andrew Withers on the partial breakaway.
- In the 25th minute, Miller made another huge diving stop on Cooksley. He ended the half with three saves.
- Near the end of the first half, Mac Steeves (Needham, Mass.) got his head on a free kick from Joao Serrano (Evora, Portugal). Withers was able to get his fingertips to it and tip it over the bar.
- Withers finished the first half with five saves.
- Braden Kline drew a foul in the 54th minute to set up a free kick from just outside the eighteen. Steeves' shot was blocked by the St. Johns' wall
-A few minutes later Steeves had a second free kick opportunity, which was pushed wide by the diving Withers in another big save for the Red Storm goalie
Providence: Colin Miller, 5-5-5: 4 saves, 0 goal against
St. John's: Andrew Withers, 8-6-3: 6 saves, 0 goals against
Shots on goal: 6
Corner kicks: 9
Shots on goal: 5
Corner kicks: 3
The Friars' have earned a post season spot in the 2017 BIG EAST Tournament which is set to begin on Saturday, Nov. 4. Providence finishes at the No. 5 seed and will travel to play the No. 4 seeded Xavier.
For more updates on the Providence men's soccer program, follow the team on Twitter @PCFriarsMSoccer
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