Sept. 3, 2014
Providence, R.I. - The Providence College women’s soccer team continues its 2014 season with two home games this weekend. On Thursday, Sept. 4 the Friars will play Boston University at 7:00 p.m. and then return to action at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7 to host Harvard.
The Friars are 1-1-2 on the season, coming off of an overtime win at UMass, 2-1. Junior Catherine Zimmerman (Madisonn, N.J.) had the game-winning goal, while sophomore goalkeeper Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) made seven saves. Shea registered 0.43 goals against average and made 12 saves for the week. Her efforts earned her BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week.
BU at Providence (Gametracker)
Harvard at Providence (Gametracker)
Harvard at Providence (College Sports Live)
Series History vs. BU First Meeting: PC 6, vs. BU 0 (1985) Last Meeting: PC 0, at BU 1 (2013) All-Time Series: BU Leads 1-3-0
BU enters Thursday with a 3-1-0 record on the season. The Terriers are coming off of two road games, posting a loss at South Carolina (1-0) and a win versus College of Charleston (1-0).
For the 2014 season, the point leaders include Jenna Fisher (6), Erica Kosienski (6) and Taylor Krebs (5). In goal, Bridget Conway and Alyssa Parisi have split time. Conway has posted two wins and a shutout, while Parisi has posted one win with 11 saves and a .786 save percentage.
Series History vs. Harvard
First Meeting: PC 0, vs. Harvard 3 (1986)
Last Meeting: PC 1, at Harvard 1 (2OT) (2013)
All-Time Series: Harvard Leads 3-6-2
Harvard will play their season-opener Friday versus San Francisco before playing the Friars on Sunday. Harvard finished the 2013 season with a 12-4-2 record. The Crimson have welcomed six freshmen for the 2014 season.
2014 Providence College Individual Award Winners
- BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 1)
- ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 2)
- Preseason All-BIG EAST Team (Aug. 13)
- Weekly BIG EAST Honor Roll (Sept. 1)