Oct. 31, 1997

    Women's Soccer Defeats Loyola University

    CHICAGO, Ill. -- Providence College defeated Loyola University Chicago, 2-0, in women's soccer action Friday, October 31 at Chicago, Ill.

    PC's Melissa Crowley scored the game-winning goal at the 44:00 mark. Kelly McCusker netted an insurance goal for the Friars at the 88:00 mark to go-ahead 2-0.

    PC goalkeeper Shayna Ross made five stops in the win. Loyola goalkeeper Lori Melching made nine saves in the loss.

    Providence College's overall record improved to 5-10-2, while Loyola dropped to 6-11 overall.

    The Friars return to action on Sunday, November 2 against Notre Dame at South Bend, Ind. at 3:00 p.m.

    Providence (5-10-2) 1   1   --  2
    Loyola     (6-11-0) 0   0   --  0
    PC, Melissa Crowley (unassisted) 44:00;  PC, Kelly McCusker (Penalty Kick) 88:00.
    PC, Shayna Ross 5;  L, Lori Melching 9.