Sept. 12, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team has kicked off the 2012 slate with a record of 5-2-1. The Friars look to carry their success into conference play. The Friars begin BIG EAST play on Thursday, September 13 at St. John's. The game is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
The last two times that Providence and St. John's have met the Friars have come out on top with victories. In 2011, the Friars defeated the Red Storm, 2-0, and in 2010, 1-0.
The Friars begin BIG EAST play on a four-game win streak. The wins have come with victories over Lehigh (4-0), Central Connecticut (2-1) , Brown (3-2) and New Hampshire (2-1).
Seven different Friars have notched goals for Providence thus far. Freshman Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) leads the team with 11 points on five goals and one assist. Fifth year senior Laura DiClemente (Blue Bell, Pa.) and senior Mary Vercollone (Pembroke, Mass.) also have tallied three goals apiece. Junior Amanda Webster (Saugus, Mass.), sophomore Allison Walton (Brunswick, Maine), freshman Lauren Elia (Erie, Pa.) and freshman Morgan Thomasian (Manasquan, N.J.) have each recorded one goal on the season.
The Friars' defense has been successful in protecting the defensive third. Senior Jenna Roncarati (Cumberland, R.I.), junior Alyssa Martino (Plainville, Conn.), and sophomore Walton serve as the powerful backline who have held opponents to only 67 shots.
SCOUTING ST. JOHN'S: The Red Storm enters Thursday's game with a record of 4-3-0. St. John's returns 20 players from the 2011 roster and welcome four freshmen. The Red Storm have been out-shot by opponents, 111-68 and out-scored by opponents, 13-8. Emily Cubbage tops the score sheet for St. John's with seven points on three goals and one assist.
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