Oct. 12, 2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's soccer team will host the No. 24 West Virginia Mountaineers on Friday, October 14 at 3:00 p.m. and the Pittsburgh Panthers on Sunday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. The Friars posted a 1-1 record last week as they fell to Marquette, 3-0, and defeated USF, 1-0.
Against No. 9 Marquette on Friday, October 7, the Friars struggled offensively, with only two shots in the game, compared to the Golden Eagles' 27. Senior Emily Castle (Stonington, Conn.) and sophomore Melina Toman (Albuquerque, N.M.) each had a shot for the Friars. Senior goalkeeper Caitlin Walker(Metuchen, N.J.) had 11 saves in the match.
On Sunday, October 9, Providence traveled to Tampa, Fla. to take on USF. Not until the final minute of regulation did Toman score to notch a win and avoid overtime. With 89:28 on the clock, she scored on a ball from Castle for her first goal of the season. Overall, six Friars made up for the team's nine shots and Walker notched her sixth shutout of the season with eight saves in the match.
Di Clemente continues to lead the team in points (15) on six goals and three assists.
NO. 24 WEST VIRGINIA (11-4-0, 7-1-0 BIG EAST): The West Virginia Mountaineers posted a 2-0 last week in victories over St. John's (3-0) on Friday, October 7, and Syracuse (5-1) on Sunday, October 9. Collectively, seven Mountaineers made up for the team's eight goals over the weekend.
Blake Miller leads the team in points (15) on six goals and three assists. She is followed closely by Kate Schwindel who has 12 points on four goals and four assists. Sara Keane has notched six shutouts playing in all but 11:25 this season for West Virginia.
PITTSBURGH (1-10-4, 0-5-2 BIG EAST): Last week, the Pittsburgh Panthers were 1-1 as they fell to Syracuse, 3-0, on Friday, October 7, and defeated St. John's, 6-1, on Sunday, October 9.
Against St. John's, three Panthers combined for the team's six goals including three from Ashley Cuba, two from Dana DellaFemine and one from Madison Gritsch. Cuba leads th team in points (10) on five goals. Goalkeeper Kristina Rioux has one shutout on the season, with a 0-8-4 record, starting in 12 of the team's 14 games. Nicole D'Agostino has started in two games and has posted a 1-2-0 overall.
Prior to their matchup with the Friars, the Panthers will take on Connecticut on Friday, October 14.
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