PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- After trailing 1-0 at the half, the Friars mounted a second half comeback as Madison Doherty's (Peabody, Mass.) equalizer followed up by Casey Estey's (Kensington, N.H.) header led Providence to a 2-1 come-from behind victory over St. John's on Thursday night at Chapey Field.
Tonight's game will air via tape delay tomorrow (Oct. 6) at 10 p.m. on Cox YurView.
St. John's - 1 | Providence - 2
Providence -- 7-6-0 (2-2-0 BIG EAST) | St. John's 5-7-1 (1-3-0 BIG EAST)
Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium | Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Providence had an opportunity to take a 1-0 lead 16 minutes into the opening half when Camille Murphy (Seattle, Wash.) fired a shot from 20 yards out. However, St. John's goalkeeper Jordan Kamp deflected it away to keep the score knotted at 0-0.
- St. John's got on the board in the 23rd minute when Mariela Jacome knocked in a header off a cross from Christina Bellero.
- In the 39th minute the Friars had a chance at the equalizer, but Hannah McNulty's (Warwick, R.I.) header was blocked on the doorstep to give the Red Storm a 1-0 lead at the half.
- The Friars evened the score in the 58th minute as senior Madison Doherty headed in a corner courtesy of Kayla Steeves (Needham, Mass.) for her first goal of the season.
- Providence seized on the momentum provided by Doherty's goal and went in front for the first time on the night in the 71st minute. Alessandra Arace set up junior Casey Estey who headed in her second goal of the season to give Providence a 2-1 lead.
- Shelby Hogan (Franklin, Mass.) turned away all potential opportunities for the Red Storm. The Friars' red-shirt freshman goalkeeper came up with four saves in the second half including two in the final 18 minutes to preserve Providence's 2-1 advantage.
HOW THEY SCORED
(22:04) -- Mariela Jacome scored on a header off a cross from Christina Bellero
HOW WE SCORED
(57:13) -- Madison Doherty scored via a header off a corner kick from Kayla Steeves.
(70:44) -- Alessandra Arace (Pittsfield, Mass.) served one across to Casey Estey who knocked in a header.
Shelby Hogan (7-6-0, 2-2-0 BIG EAST)
Jordan Kamp (4-4-1, 1-3-0 BIG EAST)
Shot on Goal: 4
Corner Kicks: 7
Shots On Goal: 6
Corner Kicks: 6
The Friars take a trip to Marquette where they will take on the Golden Eagles Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2pm.
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