Oct. 7, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's soccer team fell to BIG EAST foe South Florida, 1-0, on Sunday, October 7 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I. The Friars drop to 8-7-1 overall and 3-5-0 in the BIG EAST. USF improves to 8-4-2 overall and 4-1-2 in the league.
USF notched the game winner with 2:37 remaining in regulation as Olivia Chance collected the ball and dribbled 10 yards before scoring from 20-yards out. Her strike found the upper right hand side of the net, unassisted.
The Friars had an excellent opportunity to tie the game less than a minute later as Allison Walton (Brunswick, Maine) collected a loose ball at the top of the box and fire a hard shot on goal. The USF goalkeeper managed to deflect the ball up and over the cross bar to maintain the clean sheet.
Providence goalkeeper Jessica Goudreault (Sherborn, Mass.) recorded three saves in goal. Christiane Endler also notched three saves for USF in the shut-out victory.
USF held a 12-4 advantage in shots during the game, while corner kicks were even at four apiece.
The Friars will play their final two regular-season games on the road beginning with a trip to Pittsburgh on October 14. The match vs. the Panthers is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Providence's regular-season finale it will face Connecticut on October 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Storrs, Conn.