Women's Soccer Set To Host New Hampshire

Alyssa Martino

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team will host New Hampshire on Sunday, September 9 at 3:00 p.m. in Providence R.I. on Glay Field. The Friars enter the match with a record of 4-2-1 and have recorded three straight victories.

Glay Field has been home to three women's soccer matches this season, each ending in favor of the Friars. On Sunday, August 19 the Friars defeated Army, 3-1, on Friday, August 31, the Friars beat Lehigh, 4-0 and on Thursday, September 6 the Friars came back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Brown, 3-2.

The Friars attack has out scored their opponents, 13-9. Freshman Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) tallied her fourth goal of the season in the team's victory over Brown and tops the Friar scoresheet with nine points on four goals and one assist. Fifth year senior Laura DiClemente (Blue Bell, Pa.) has notched three goals and two assists for eight points. Senior Mary Vercollone (Pembroke, Mass.) tallied two goals in the victory over Brown and owns seven points on three goals and one assist.

Jenna Roncarati (Cumberland, R.I.) and the Friar defense have served as a strong back line, limiting opponents to 57 shots. Freshman goalkeeper Megan Sweeney (Coral Springs, Fla.) has earned a starting spot for the Friars and recorded her second victory on Thursday, September 6.

SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats return 18 players from their 2011 roster and welcome eight newcomers. Among the returners is sophomore Meghan Ledwith who finished the 2011 season at the top of the Wildcat scoresheet with eight points, on three goals and two assists. The Wildcats currently hold a record of 1-3-0. The Wildcat victory came against Fairfield University in the Vermont University Fall Classic. The Wildcats defeated the Stags, 2-0. The Wildcats would lose their next three matches against Central Connecticut, Northeastern and Brown. Kirstyn Corder currently leads the Wildcats in scoring with three points on one goal and one assist. The Wildcats are set to host the University of Rhode Island on Friday, September 7 prior to traveling to Providence on Sunday, September 9.



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