Sept. 14, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team improved its record to 6-2-1 with a win over St. John's in their first BIG EAST match-up of the year. The Friars are set to host Syracuse in their BIG EAST home opener on Sunday, September 16 in Providence, R.I. at 1:00 p.m.. The game will be played on Glay Field.
In the last five meetings between the Friars and the Orange, Syracuse leads the series with a record of 4-1. The Friars' victory over Syracuse came in 2008, when Providence beat the Orange, 3-2, at home on Glay Field.
The Friars enter Sunday's BIG EAST game on a five-game win streak and remain unbeaten at home. The wins have come with victories over Lehigh (4-0), Central Connecticut (2-1) , Brown (3-2), New Hampshire (2-1) and St. John's (2-0). During the five game stretch, freshman Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) has tallied seven goals and one assist for a total of 15 points.
Looking at the Friars' stat sheet, Providence has been successful in the offensive third against their opponents. Providence has out-shot its opponents, 140-76, out scored its opponents, 17-10, and held the advantage on corner kicks, 45-31.
The Friars' defense has been successful in protecting the defensive third. With the 2-0 victory over St. John's on Thursday, September 13, the Friars posted their second shutout of the season. Both shutouts have come with sophomore Jessica Goudreault (Sherborn, Mass.) protecting the goal for the Friars.
SCOUTING SYRACUSE: Syracuse returns 17 players from its 2011 roster and welcomes eight freshmen. The Orange have played eight games this season and currently hold a record of 4-3-1. The Orange opened their BIG EAST slate at Connecticut on Thursday, September 13 and came out of Storrs, Conn. with a 3-2 victory over the Huskies. Alexis Koval leads the Orange with six points on three goals. Junior goalkeeper Brittany Anghel has spent all 750 minutes in goal for the Orange and owns a .718 save percentage.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Zimmerman's Hat Trick Earns ...
Junior Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) was named BIG EAST Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference on Monday, Oct....
Providence College Women's...
The Providence College women's soccer team defeated Butler in overtime, 3-2, on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Ray Treacy Track and Field Complex.
Women's Soccer Set To Host...
The Providence College women's soccer team are set to continue their BIG EAST lineup at 1:00 on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Ray Treacy Track.
Women's Soccer Topped By...
The Providence College women's soccer team was defeated by Georgetown, 1-0, on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.
PINK OUT FRIARTOWN
The Providence College Athletic Department is proud to announce seven PINK OUT FRIARTOWN events to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.
Women's Soccer Edged By...
The Providence College women's soccer team dropped its game at Creighton in overtime, 2-1, on Oct. 2 in Omaha, Neb.
Women's Soccer Continues BIG...
The Providence College women's soccer team will travel to Creighton and Georgetown this week to continue its BIG EAST lineups.
Catherine Zimmerman Named To...
Junior Catherine Zimmerman (Madison, N.J.) was named to the BIG EAST Women's Soccer Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced by the conference on Monday afternoon...