Women's Soccer Set To Play Northeastern And UMass

Alexia Shea
Aug. 27, 2014

Providence, R.I. - The Providence College women’s soccer team continues its 2014 season against Northeastern at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Ray Treacy Track.  The Friars will then travel to UMass to play a 1:00 p.m. game on Sunday, Aug. 31. 

The Friars are 0-1-1 on the season after their home opener draw against Rhode Island, 1-1 (2OT), and a loss versus Colgate, 1-0.  Junior Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) notched the lone goal for the Friars, while sophomore goalkeeper Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) was in net for both games and made eight saves.  

Northeastern enters Thursday’s game with a 1-1-0 record on the season, while UMass has a 0-1-1 record on the season.  Before the Friars take on the Minutemen, UMass will play Thursday at Bryant.

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Thursday vs. Northeastern (Gametracker)
Sunday at UMass: UMassAthletics.com (Gametracker)

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Series History vs. Northeastern
First Meeting: PC 5, vs. NU 0 (1997)
Last Meeting: PC 1, vs. NU  2 (2004)
All-Time Series:  Tied 2-2-0

Scouting Northeastern
Northeastern finished the 2013 season with a 6-9-6 record.  The Huskies return three of their top-five point scorers including Lahaina Zoller, Shayna Blackwood and Haley Sinclair with six, six and five points, respectively.  For the start of the 2014 season, the point leaders include freshmen Hannah Lopiccolo (4) and Kayla Cappuzzo (2) and sophomore captain Carina Deandreis (2).

Series History vs. UMass
First Meeting: PC 0, at UMass 7 (1985)
Last Meeting: PC 1, vs. UMass  1 (2ot) (2013)
All-Time Series:  UMass Leads 3-6-2

Scouting UMass
UMass finished the 2013 season with a 7-9-4 record.  The Minutemen return two of their top-three point scorers including Megan Burke and Jackie Bruno with nine and seven, respectively.  For the 2014 season, the point leaders include Julia Weithofer and Megan Burke with two points each.

2014 Providence College Individual Award Winners
Catherine Zimmerman
- Preseason All-BIG EAST Team

The Last Meeting
September 6, 2013
Providence, R.I.
Women's Soccer Draws A 1-1 Tie With UMass
The Providence College women's soccer team hosted UMass on Friday, Sept. 6 at Glay Field. After 110 minutes of play, the game ended in a 1-1 tie.

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