Oct. 1, 1997

    Providence Defeats Rhode Island, 2-1

    KINGSTON, R.I. - The Providence College men's soccer team defeated the University of Rhode Island, 2-1, Wednesday, October 1 at Kingston, R.I.

    Rhode Island scored the first goal of the game by Steven DeMoura at the 54:01 mark. Junior midfielder Bobby Brown scored PC's first goal at the 55:52 mark on a pass from senior captain Juan Acevedo to tie the game at 1-1. PC sophomore Michael Eisenhut netted the game-winning goal at the 76:04 mark on a penalty kick.

    PC's goalkeeper Dan Pires recorded eight stops in the win. URI's Anthony Latronica registered five saves in the loss.

    Providence improved its overall record to 3-7, while Rhode Island dropped to 2-8 overall. Providence College returns to action on Saturday, October 4 against the University of West Virginia at Morgantown, W.Va.

    Providence (3-7)      0   2   --  2
    Rhode Island  (2-8)   0   1   --  1
    SCORING:  URI, Steven DeMoura (unassisted) 54:01; PC, Bobby Brown (Juan Acevedo) 55:52; 
                     PC, Michael Eisenhut (penalty kick) 76:04.
    SAVES:    PC, Dan Pires 8: URI, Anthony Latronica 5.