Sept. 28, 2007
MILWAUKEE,WIS.-- The Providence College women's soccer team fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles on Friday, September 28th by a score of 2-0 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Friars fall to 1-7-1 (0-2-0) on the season while the Golden Eagles improve to 9-0-1 (2-0) in 2007.
The Friars withstood constant pressure from the nationally ranked Golden Eagle offense throughout the first half only giving up one goal. In the 22nd minute, Marquette's Katie Kelly sent a corner kick into the box which freshman Rosie Malone-Polovny put into the back of the net. The Friars best chance in the first half came in the 27th minute when senior Danielle Wieneke (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) took a shot that was saved by Marquette goalkeeper Laura Boyer.
In the second half, PC continued to hold Marquette to the 1-0 lead. The Friars opened the period with a couple of close scoring opportunities. In the 49th minute, freshman Alyssa Leary (Edina, Minn.) took a shot that was saved by Boyer and then deflected back towards fellow freshman Lindsey Trubia (Mystic, Conn.). Trubia took another shot that ricocheted off the post ending the Friar chance. Marquette scored their second goal in the 76th minute when Anna Sawicki took a shot and put it in the corner of the net. Wieneke took her second shot of the game in the 83rd to try and put the Friars on the board but was turned away on another save by Boyer.
PC goalkeeper Laura Elfers (Deer Park, N.Y.) made four saves for the Friars during the contest. Boyer also made four saves for Marquette. Both teams also attempted five corner kicks during the game. Marquette outshot Providence 16-5 during the contest.
The Friars return home on Sunday, September 30th to take on USF at 12:00 p.m. at Glay Field.