Women's Soccer Falls To Creighton In Regular-Season Finale

Oct. 26, 2017

Final Stats

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OMAHA, NEB. - The Providence College women’s soccer team was defeated by the Creighton Bluejays on Thursday night [Oct, 26]  in Omaha, Neb. The Friars conclude regular season action 10-7-1 overall (5-3-1 BIG EAST) and earned a No. 3 seed entering BIG EAST Tournament play.

BIG EAST TOURNAMENT

Providence enters the BIG EAST Tournament as the No. 3 seed. The team will host a First Round contest on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 p.m. against the No. 6 seeded DePaul Blue Demons. The winner of the first round game will travel to Indianapolis, Ind. to play the No. 2 seeded Butler University.

The BIG EAST Tournament will be broadcast live by the BIG EAST Digital Network (BEDN) via FOX Sports Go. 
Marquette, who earned the No. 4 seed, will face No. 5 Xavier in the other First Round BIG EAST game. The winner of that match will play the No. 1 seeded Georgetown.

SCORE

Providence - 1 | Creighton - 2

RECORDS
Providence – 10-7-1 (5-3-1 BIG EAST)  | Creighton – 4-11-3 (2-5-1 BIG EAST)

VENUE
Morrison Stadium | Omaha, Neb.

GAME FLOW & NOTES
1st Half
- Casey Estey (Kensington, N.H.) struck first to put the Friars on the board and lift the team to a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute. Estey’s shot was deflected into the goal by a Creighton defender.
- Bluejay Taryn Jakubowski struck back in the 28th minute to knot the score, 1-1 on a strike from 20-yards out past Friar goalkeeper Shelby Hogan (Franklin, Mass.)
- The Bluejays led the Friars in shots during the first 45 minutes of action, 11-8.


2nd Half
- Providence goalkeeper Makayla Brady (West Greenwich, R.I.) made her career debut in the second half of play and recorded three saves.
- Amber Birchwell (Mastic, N.Y) led the Friars with five shots, including two on frame.
- Jakubowski netted her second tally of night on top of the six-yard box on a cross from Haylee Blach to give the Bluejays a 2-1 lead at the 79 minute mark.


HOW WE SCORED
(23:26) – Casey Estey, third goal of season – assisted by Christina Klaum – Shot deflected by Creighton defender.

HOW THEY SCORED

(27:12) – Taryn Jakubowski, fourth goal of season – assisted by Kate Johnson – Shot from 20 yards from goal.
(78:11) – Jakubowski, fifth goal of the season – assisted by Kylin Grubb and Haylee Blach
– Cross from Haylee Blach and redirection from Kylin Grubb to Jakubowski.

GOALKEEPERS
Providence:
Shelby Hogan
Saves: 2
Goals-Against: 1
Makayla Brady
Saves: 3
Goals-Against: 1

Creighton:

McKenzie Meola
Saves: 5
Goals-Against: 1

STAT COMPARISON
Providence—
Shots: 16
Shots on Goal: 6
Corner Kicks: 3

Creighton—
Shots: 15
Shots On Goal: 7
Corner Kicks: 6

UP NEXT
The No. 3 Friars enter BIG EAST Tournament action on Sunday, Oct. 29 against No. 6 seed DePaul at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium in Providence, R.I. Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.

2017 BIG EAST TOURNAMENT FIELD
1. Georgetown (Bye)
2. Butler (Bye)
3. Providence
4. Marquette
5. Xavier
6. DePaul

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