Women's Soccer To Host Massachusetts

Sept. 16, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

The women’s soccer team will host the University of Massachusetts on Sunday, Sept. 18 for a 6:00 p.m. kickoff at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium.

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Series History vs. Massachusetts
First Meeting: PC 0 at Massachusetts 7 (1985)
Last Meeting: PC 2 at Massachusetts 1 (OT)
All-Time Series: Massachusetts leads, 6-4-2

Scouting the Minutewomen
Massachusetts is 2-3-1 on the season and will travel to Providence after finishing scoreless against Brown University on Thursday night, Sept. 15. Junior Gabriela Kenyon leads the Minutewomen with two goals for four points on the season. Rebeca Frisk, Megan Burke, and Salma Anastasio enter Sunday’s match with two points each on the season. Junior goalkeeper Cassidy Babin has recorded 23 saves over the course of her 450:00 minutes. Babin’s goals against average is 2.00 and save percentage is .697.

Scouting the Friars
The Friars are 5-3-1 on the season after defeating Central Connecticut, 3-1, on Thursday, Sept. 15. Graduate student Kathryn Hiller (Dartmouth, Mass.) and sophomore Casey Estey (Kensington, N.H.) led the Friars to victory in Thursday night’s match and lead the team in overall points, each with nine. Hiller has totaled four goals and one assist, while Estey has recorded two goals and five assists over the course of nine games. Six other Friars have notched goals during the season including, Juliana Pellegrini (Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Rachel Ugolik (Hamden, Conn.), Jill Clapp (Marshfield, Mass.), Samantha Nelbach (New Windsor, N.Y.), Christina Klaum (Rockville Centre, N.Y.), and Katie Day (East Hampstead, N.H.).

Senior goalkeeper Kristyn Shea has recorded 45 saves over the course of 849:52 minutes of play. Shea’s goals against average is 1.16 and save percentage is .804. The senior has recorded 18 career shutout appearances; the current Providence College women’s soccer record is 19 shutouts posted by Caroline Haines (1999-2003).

Season Awards
Sept. 5: Senior goalkeeper Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) was named BIG EAST goalkeeper of the week after a shutout weekend against both Boston University and Colgate University.
Sept. 5: Junior Juliana Pellegrini (Rockville Centre, N.Y) received BIG EAST honor roll recognition after scoring three of the Friars’ seven goals on the weekend.
Aug. 29: Graduate student Kathryn Hiller (Dartmouth, Mass.) was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after scoring both of the Friars’ goals against Northeastern and Maine, respectively.
Aug. 22: Sophomore Katie Day (East Hampstead, N.H.) earned BIG EAST Honor Roll after notching her first career goal on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute against then, No. 10 Rutgers.

Up Next
The Friars will begin the BIG EAST season when they travel to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 25 to take on the Georgetown Hoyas at 1:00 p.m.


 

 

 

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