Aug. 29, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team is set to host Lehigh on Friday, August 31 at 4:00 p.m. The game is set to be played in Providence, R.I. at Glay Field. On Sunday, September 2, the Friars head to Central Connecticut State University for a contest with the Blue Devils. Kick off is set for 1:00 p.m. in New Britain, Conn. The Friars are four games into their 2012 slate and currently hold a record of 1-2-1.
The Friars posted a 0-1-1 record on the road last week with a tie against Holy Cross, on Friday, August 24 and a loss to Quinnipiac, on Sunday, August 26.
Although the Friars have only tallied one victory on the season, they have out-shot their opponents, 56-38, and held the advantage in corner kicks 16-14. Providence averages 14 shots per game and owns a .518 shots-on-goal percentage. Laura DiClemente(Blue Bell, P.a.) leads the Friar's offense with four points on two goals. Senior Mary Vercollone(Pembroke, Mass.) tallied her first points of the 2012 season with a goal against Holy Cross.
The Friar's defense has limited opponents, on average, to 9.5 shots per game. Sophomore goalkeeper, Jessica Goudreault(Sherborn, Mass.), has started all four games for the Friars and has totaled nine saves.
SCOUTING LEHIGH: The Mountain Hawks will have only played one game prior to their game with the Friars. The Mountain Hawks fell to Seton Hall, 2-0. Lehigh posted a 6-9-2 record during the 2011 season. The Mountain Hawks return 16 players from their 2011 roster and welcome seven newcomers. Among the 16 returners are the Mountain Hawks top two leading scorers from the 2011 season. Murphee Greeley led the team with 11 points on five goals and one assist. Second to Greeley was Isabelle Li who tallied five points on two goals and one assist. The Mountain Hawks also return their starting goalkeeper, Ashley Blanks, who posted a 5-8-2 record in 2011 with 69 saves.
SCOUTING CENTRAL CONNECTICUT: The Blue Devils return 18 players from their 2011 roster and welcome eight newcomers. To date CCSU has recorded a 1-2 record in 2012. The Devils opened their season with a 3-0 loss to Boston University. The Blue Devils also competed in the University of Vermont Fall Classic. The Blue Devils finished the tournament with a 1-1 record, losing to the host Vermont, 2-0, before taking the tournament title with a 4-0 victory over New Hampshire. Each of CCSU's four goals this season have come from a different Blue Devil. CCSU junior, Nikola Deiter anchors the team in goal. Deiter has started all three games and recorded 15 saves. The Blue Devils were picked to finish fifth in the NEC preseason poll.
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