Sept. 15, 2013
BOSTON, Mass. -
The Providence College field hockey team dropped a heartbreaker to 19th-ranked Boston University, 2-1, in overtime on Sunday, September 15 in Boston, Mass. The Terriers scored the game-winning goal during a penalty corner, with no time remaining on the clock in the first overtime. Sofi Laurito recorded the goal off a direct shot, while Ysi Schieb and Rachel Coll earned assists on the play.
The Friars took a 1-0 lead just 3:58 into the game as junior Daniella Bernasconi (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) redirected the ball into the cage off a feed from junior Henni Tietze (Sankt Augustin, Germany). It marked Bernasconi's eighth goal of the season. The Friars held the lead into halftime.
In the second half, the Terriers tied the score, 1-1, just 4:56 into the action. Anne Fruitema was credited with the goal as she tipped a pass from Schieb. The score remained knotted at one goal apiece, and the match went to overtime.
Neither team was able to create much offensively in the extra session. Providence attempted just one shot during the overtime, while both of the Terriers' shot attempts were generated off of penalty corner plays. The second corner of the overtime for Boston University, proved to be the difference on the scoreboard and yielded the game-winning goal.
Junior Deidra Clymer (South Windsor, Conn.) recorded four saves in goal for Providence. Valentina Cerda made five saves in the cage for Boston University.
The Friars held a slight advantage in shots (15-14) and shots on goal (7-6). The Terriers recorded an 11-6 advantage in penalty corners. Six of the Terrier's 11 corners came in the first half.