PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College field hockey team fell to top-seeded and No. 1-ranked Connecticut, 3-0, on Nov. 3 in the BIG EAST Conference Semifinals in Providence, R.I. The Huskies advance to the championship game, slated for 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, and will face the winner of today’s second semifinal game between No. 2 seed Liberty and No. 3 seed Old Dominion. The Friars conclude their season with an 11-8 overall record.
Providence – 0 | Connecticut - 3
Providence – 11-8 | Connecticut – 18-0
Lennon Family Field | Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Connecticut struck first to take a 1-0 lead just 6:40 into the game. Charlotte Veitner received a pass from Jessica Dembrowski near the stroke mark and converted on a low shot into the right hand side of the cage.
- The Huskies took a 2-0 lead at 19:17 as Svea Boker knocked home a rebound off of an initial shot on a penalty corner.
- Connecticut took a 2-0 lead into halftime and out-shot the Friars, 14-1. UConn also held a 7-0 edge in penalty corners in the opening half.
- The Friars held Connecticut to one goal in the second half as the Huskies earned the 3-0 victory.
- Amelia Iacobucci was credited with the goal as she received a dump pass from Amanda Collins as she was entering the circle. Iacobucci collected the feed and converted her shot attempt from the middle of the circle.
- Providence’s Megan Guilbert registered 13 saves in the match, while Nina Klein stopped one shot for UConn.
- For the game, Connecticut led in shots (25-4), offensive corners (17-1).
6:40 – UConn: Charlotte Veitner (Dembrowski) – received pass at stroke mark; shot low right
19:17 – UConn: Svea Boker (unassisted) – off rebound
62:08 – UConn: Amelia Iacobucci (Amanda Collins) – dump pass on break; shot from middle of circle
PROVIDENCE GAME HIGHS
Shots: 4 players w/ 1
Saves: Megan Guilbert (13)
CONNECTICUT GAME HIGHS
Points: 3 players w/ 2
Goals: 3 players w/ 1
Assists: 2 players w/ 1
Shots: Casey Umstead (7)
Saves: Nina Klein (1)
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