Aug 25, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team was edged by Dayton, 3-0, in its home opener on Sunday, August 25 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I.
Dayton took a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute when sophomore Ashley Campbell finished a pass from teammate senior Juliana Libertin. The duo connected again in the 18th minute when Libertin scored off of a feed from Campbell, to increase the Flyers' lead to 2-0.
Providence was outshot by Dayton in the first half, 9-0, but held the advantage in corners, 2-0.
The Friars came out strong in the second half and forced pressure on Dayton's defense. The Friars were able to work the ball into Dayton's defensive third and created scoring opportunities. Providence generated each of its 13 shots in the final 45 minutes of play.
Providence earned a penalty kick in the 86th minute that was taken by sophomore Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.). Dayton's keeper managed to come up with the save to hold the Flyers' lead, 2-0.
The Flyers notched their third and final goal of the game in the 89th minute when senior Stephanie Emery found the back of the net. Dayton was able to hold on to its 3-0 lead until the final whistle.
Providence's freshman goalkeeper, Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) recorded her second start on the season and finished the game with eight saves.
Providence returns to action on Friday, August 30 when the Friars travel to Durham, N.H. to take on the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. The game is slated for 7:00 p.m. and will be played at Bremner Field.
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