Oct. 1, 1997

    Providence Field Hockey Defeats Boston College, 3-2

    Erica Hebert photo
    Erica Hebert scores the game-winning goal.

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The 10th ranked Friars defeated Boston College this afternoon, 3-2 at Hendricken Field. Sophomore Erica Hebert (Enfield, CT) scored the game's winning goal with 3:40 remaining in the game.

    Boston College got on the board first with a goal by Andrea Durko with 16:41 remaining in the first half. PC's sophomore Jen D'Amore (Rome, NY) scored her first career goal as she tied the game on a tipped shot from junior Mirandi Balg (Sound Beach, NY). The Eagles took a 2-1 advantage as Gabrielle Bieg scored just before the half.

    Junior Katie Lachapelle (Lewiston, ME) scored early in the second half to knot the game at 2-2. Hebert's gamewinner came off a corner shot which was assisted by seniors Paula Wagoner (Toledo, OH) and Mollie Costello (Los Gatos, CA).

    Providence improves to 9-1 overall and 3-0 in the BIG EAST while Boston College falls to 5-4 and 1-1 in the conference.

    Providence 3, Boston College 2
    Providence (9-1)        1   2   3
    Boston College (5-4)    2   0   2
    Goal Scoring:
    BC  Andrea Durko (Jen Hall)   16:41/1st
    PC  Jen D'Amore (Mirandi Balg)  12:54/1st    
    BC  Gabrielle Bieg  10:51/1st
    PC  Katie Lachapelle  20:04/2nd
    PC  Erica Hebert (Paula Wagoner, Mollie Costello)  3:40/2nd
    Goalie Saves
    PC  Jamie Soteriades (4 saves)
    BC  Stacy Cichaski  (6 saves)