Women's Soccer Blanks Saint Joseph's, 3-0

Sept. 14, 2017

Box Score vs. St. Joseph's Get Acrobat Reader

Box Score vs. St. Joseph's Get Acrobat Reader

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team blanked Saint Joseph's University, 3-0, on Thursday, Sept. 14th, at Anderson Stadium. With the win, the Friars improve to .500 on the year for the first time this season. Goaltender Shelby Hogan (Franklin, Mass.) collected her second shutout of the season while Theresa Durkee (Sale, Conn.) netted her first goal of the year.
 
GAME FLOW & NOTES
1st Half
- Providence grabbed the early advantage as Amber Birchwell delivered a perfect cross to red shirt freshman Theresa Durkee. Durkee played the cross beautifully and finished from six yards out to give the Friars a 1-0 lead.
- The Friars held St. Joseph's to just three shots in the first half.
- Friars goalkeeper Shelby Hogan (Franklin, Mass.) made a pair of saves to keep the Hawks off the board.
-   With time winding down in the first half, Providence increased their lead to 2-0. Camille Murphy put one on net off a crosser. St Joseph's goalkeeper Grace Bendon deflected Murphy's try, but senior Kristan Hayman (Redmond, Wash.) cleaned up the scramble on the goal line to double the Friars' lead.
 
2nd Half
-   After Providence put on a stalwart defensive effort to begin the half, they pushed their advantage to 3-0 as freshman Christina Rodgers (Scotch Plains, N.J.) knocked in a deflection off the Hawks' goalkeeper.
-   Saint Joseph's had six corners for the half but was limited to two shots on goal.
 
HOW WE SCORED
- (11:40) Theresa Durkee netted a crosser from Amber Birchwell.
- (39:09) Kristan Hayman tapped one home on the goal line off a scramble.
-  (64:55) Christina Rodgers scored off a deflection from the St. Joseph's goalkeeper.
 
GOALKEEPERS
Providence: Shelby Hogan (4-4-0)
Saves: 2
Goals-Against: 0
 
Saint Joseph's: Grace Bendon (4-2-1)
Saves: 6
Goals-Against: 3
 
STAT COMPARISON
Providence--
Shots: 16
Shots On Goal: 9
Corner Kicks: 9
 
Saint Joseph's--
Shots: 6
Shots On Goal: 2
Corner Kicks: 8
 
UP NEXT
The Friars host UMass Lowell this Sunday, September 17th at Anderson Stadium with kickoff scheduled for 7:00pm.
 
 
Follow the women's soccer team on Twitter @PC_WomensSoccer

-GOFRIARS-

 

 

ONLINE STORES
PROVIDENCE
Official Store
Official Online
AUCTIONS
BUY TICKETS
PROVIDENCE ATHLETICS
Tickets Here
SUPPORT
PROVIDENCE ATHLETICS

MORE HEADLINES
SCHEDULES

VIDEOS

Follow us!

Friar Athletics
Social Media