Oct. 4, 1997
Providence Field Hockey Falls at Rutgers 4-2
Piscataway, NJ -- The 10th ranked Friars fell to #14 Rutgers this afternoon in Piscataway, NJ, 4-2. The Scarlet Knights scored all four goals in the second half to claim the victory.
Junior Katie Lachapelle got Providence on the board in the first half as she scored an unassisted goal at the 10:51 mark. Rutgers scored two quick goals in the second half to take the lead, 2-1. Sophomore leading scorer Erica Hebert knotted the score off a corner at 26:41.
Rutgers scored two more including a penalty stroke with 6:06 remaining to clinch the victory.
In goal, sophomore Andrea Weyl recorded five saves for Providence. Providence tallied 15 shots throughout the game and Rutgers tallied 14.
Providence fell to 9-2 overall and 3-1 in the BIG EAST.