Sept. 13, 1997
Providence College Falls to Pittsburgh
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The University of Pittsburgh defeated Providence College, 4-1, on Saturday, September 13 in BIG EAST men's soccer action at Providence, R.I. Sophomore midfielder Phil Matilla led the Pitt offense with two goals.
Matilla opened the scoring at the 17:44 mark as he kicked in the rebound off his own shot from five feet in front of the net. Pitt sophomore forward Reagan Bender increased the Panthers' lead to 2-0 when he scored on a breakaway at 19:34. Sophomore Andrew McConville netted the lone goal for the Friars as blasted in a direct kick from the left side with 2:56 remaining in the first half.
Matilla and freshman midfielder Brian Baleno each scored in the second half to give Pitt a 4-1 victory.
Pittsburgh senior goalkeeper Chris Hanlon recorded five saves in the win. Providence junior goalkeeper Dan Pires registered five saves on 11 shots.
Pittsburgh improved its overall record to 3-0-2 and 2-0-1 in the BIG EAST, while Providence dropped to 1-3 overall and 1-3 in the BIG EAST.
Providence College returns to action on Wednesday, September 17 against Yale at PC's Glay Field.
Pittsburgh (3-0-2, 2-0-1) 2 2 -- 4 Providence (1-3, 1-3) 1 0 -- 1 SCORING: P, Phil Matilla (unassisted) 17:44; P, Regan Bender (unassisted) 19:34; PC, Andrew McConville (direct kick) 42:04; P, Matilla (Jason Piombino) 54:03; P, Brian Baleno (Piombino) 83:53. SAVES: P, Chris Hanlon 5: PC, Daniel Pires 5.
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