Sept. 25, 2011
BRISTOL, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team was defeated by Louisville, 1-0, on Sunday, September 25 at Roger Williams University. The Friars came up with three goal opportunities in the second half, but were unable to score the equalizer.
Louisville was able to take the lead before the half, when Jennifer Jones crossed the ball to Christine Exeter who collected it in front of the goalmouth, turned and shot from five yards to the far left post for a goal. Providence was unable to come up with a shot in the first half.
In the second half, the Friars had an opportunity to score when sophomore Jacquelyn Desrosiers (Cranston, R.I.) carried the ball up the right flank and crossed it to freshman Allison Walton (Brunswick, Maine) who took a shot that hit the post. Walton immediately capitalized on the deflected ball with another shot that went high. Sophomore Melina Toman (Albuquerque, N.M.) also had a shot in the game.
Overall, the Cardinals outshot the Friars, 6-3, with a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks. Senior goalkeeper Caitlin Walker (Metuchen, N.J.) had three saves.
The Friars are back in action on the road when they travel to Chicago, Ill. to play DePaul on Friday, September 30 at 3:00 p.m.