Field Hockey Drops Tough Decision To 15th-Ranked Northeastern, 2-1

Sep 8, 2013

Final Stats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College field hockey team fell to 15th-ranked Northeastern, 2-1, on Sunday, September 8 at Lennon Family Field in Providence, R.I. Providence drops to 2-2 on the season, while Northeastern improves to 2-1.

The Huskies took an early lead over the Friars as Emmy Zweserijn tallied her third goal of the season on a deflection at the left post during a penalty corner at the 3:42 mark. Lindsay Bennett was credited with the assist on the play.

The Friars tied the game, 1-1, as Bernasconi notched her team-best fifth goal of the season. Senior Kasey Bulman (Farmingdale, N.J.) fed a long pass into the circle from 30-yards out, while Bernasconi posted up in front of the cage for the tip-in.

Northeastern scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with just 44 seconds left in the first half. Caroline Judge fired a hard, low shot from the right side of the circle after Leah Edmondson fed her a pass from the left. Edmondson was credited with the assist.

The two teams each attempted seven shots during the game, but the Huskies held a 9-2 advantage in penalty corners.

Junior goalkeeper Deidra Clymer (South Windsor, Conn.) registered two saves for Providence in the loss, while Becky Garner earned the win for Northeastern, with three saves.