Sep 5, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's soccer team enters its first weekend with back-to-back home games on Glay Field. The Friars will host Massachusetts at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 and Vermont on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1:00 p.m. Providence enters the weekend with an overall record of 2-1.
Sophomore forward Kathryn Hiller (Dartmouth, Mass.) tops the Friars' score sheet with eight points on four goals. Hiller led the Friars to a 4-1 win over New Hampshire on Friday, Aug. 30, where she notched her first career hat trick. For her performance she was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
As a team, the Friars have out shot their opponents, 43-36, and out scored their opponents, 7-4. Providence also holds an advantage over its competition in corners, 15-10.
Freshman goalkeeper Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) has recorded the start for each of the Friars' three games. She has tallied 15 saves in 262:52 minutes in net. In addition, she has recorded one shut out which came in Providence's season opener, a 3-0 over Rhode Island.
SCOUTING MASSACHUSETTS: Massachusetts enters Friday night's game with an overall record of 0-3. The Minutewomen have dropped decisions to Siena (4-3), St. John's (1-0) and Army (2-0). Alyssa D'Arcy leads the Minutewomen in scoring with four points on two goals. Goalkeeper Danielle Kriscenski has played all 270 minutes in goal and has tallied four saves. Despite out-shooting its opponents, 53-36, Massachusetts has been out scored by its opponents, 7-3.
SCOUTING VERMONT: The Catamounts carry a 1-2 overall record into Sunday's match-up with the Friars. Vermont tallied its first win of the season in its home opener against Sacred Heart (2-1). Since then, the Catamounts have recorded losses to Colgate (1-0) and Southern Utah (3-1). Three different Catamounts have notched goals for Vermont this season. Nikki McFarland leads Vermont in scoring with three points on one goal and one assist followed by Ellie Mills and Alexandra Dezenzo who have tallied one goal apiece. Ally Ramos has recorded 225 minutes in goal where she has tallied 12 saves.