Oct. 11, 1997

    Providence Field Hockey Defeats URI, 3-0

    Paula Wagoner photo
    Paula Wagoner had a goal in the Friars' win on Saturday. (File photo)

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The 10th-ranked Friars walked all over the URI Rams this afternoon at Hendricken Field, 3-0.

    Providence kept the Rams shotless in the first half and allowed only three shots in the second half. Coming off of a scoreless first half, the Friars earned goals from three different players including senior Paula Wagoner (Toledo, OH), sophomore Carrie Leoncavallo (Bellingham, MA), and senior Heather Koopman (Greene, NY), who scored with zero seconds remaining in the game. Leoncavallo also tallied an assist, while sophomore Erica Hebert (Enfield, CT) added two.

    Providence improves to 11-2 overall and sit atop the BIG EAST with a 3-1 record.

    The Friars take on Harvard this Monday in Boston.