Senior Lauren Vecchione will lead the Friars in their next game on Sunday, September 23rd at Fairfield
Sept. 21, 2007
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women's soccer team was defeated in their first BIG EAST game of the season by the University of Connecticut 6-0 on Friday, September 21st at Glay Field. The Friars fall to 1-5-1 on the season, while the Huskies improve to 5-2-0 for the year.
The Huskies struck in the first minute of the game as Karyn Riviere took a quick shot from the top of box that sailed into the top left corner of the net. The scoring continued for UConn in the 13th minute as Samantha Kelley sent a pass to Annie Yi who took a shot from 22 yards out and put it in the back of the net. In the 20th minute, PC goalkeeper Laura Elfers (Deer Park, N.Y.) stopped a shot from the Huskies, but Brittany Taylor caught the rebound and scored the third Huskie goal. Nine minutes later, UConn's Brianna Gray sent a pass through to the top of the box that Brittany Tegeler shot and scored upon. The Huskies's Alexandra Zedros took a penalty kick in the 39th minute but Elfers dove to her left stopping the scoring chance. In the 42nd minute, the Huskies' Meghan Schnur took a free kick on net that Elise Fugowski deflected into the back right corner of the goal for UConn's fifth tally.
In the second half, UConn scored after Taylor sent a long pass down the left channel that Cory Bildstein shot into the top left corner of the net in the 53rd minute. The Friars best scoring opportunity came in the 74th minute as sophomore Greta Houlihan (Belair, Md.) caught the ball on a breakaway and sent a shot from the 18 yard line at the goal which was deflected wide by UConn goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe.
Elfers totaled seven saves on the contest while UConn goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe made two saves during the game.
PC will return to action on Sunday, September 23rd at Fairfield. The game will take place at 1:00 p.m.
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