Sept. 27, 1997

    Field Hockey Defeats Northeastern

    PROVIDENCE, RI -- The sixth ranked Lady Friars stopped Northeastern this afternoon, 3-2 at Hendricken Field. PC won the game on a stroke-off as Friar goalie Jamie Soteriades (Columbus, OH) stopped three consecutive stroke shots after the overtime.

    Providence scored early in the first half as sophomore Erica Hebert (Enfield, CT) drilled a penalty shot past Northeastern's goalie, Danielle Butsch. Hebert scored again in the first half to give the Friars a 2-0 advantage at the half.

    Northeastern stormed back and scored twice to knot the score. Goals were scored by Tori Calio and Jen White .

    Soteriades earned her fifth win of the season as she recorded 20 saves. Northeastern's Butsch recorded 15 saves.

    In the stroke-off, Providence scored three times with goals by Katie Lachapelle, Katie Whalen and Erica Hebert. Northeastern was shutout.

    Providence improves to 8-0 overall while Northeastern loses to their third ranked opponent and falls to 4-3 overall.

    Providence 3, Northeastern 2
    Providence   (8-0)    2   0   1(Stroke)   3
    Northeastern (4-3)    0   2   0           2
    Goal Scoring:
    PC  Erica Hebert                  19:03/1st    
    PC  Erica Hebert (Leoncavallo)     9:54/1st
    NU  Tori Calio                    24:36/2nd
    NU  Jen White                     12:04/2nd
    Goalie Saves
    PC  Jamie Soteriades (20 saves)
    NU  Danielle Butsch (15 saves)