Sept. 22, 2013
NEWTON, Mass. -
The Providence College field hockey team fell to 17th-ranked Boston College, 2-0, on Sunday, September 23 in Newton, Mass. It marked the Friars' fourth game vs. a nationally-ranked opponent this season, and they are 1-3 in those matches. Providence currently holds a 4-4 record overall, while Boston College improves to 7-1.
The Eagles secured a 1-0 lead at halftime as Emily McCoy notched her fifth tally of the season at 24:34 during a penalty corner. Her goal came off a direct shot, assisted by Sarah Hospodar and Paige Norris.
Boston College extended its lead to two goals (2-0) just 3:14 into the second half as Paige Norris dribbled the ball into the circle from the left side and found the back of the cage, unassisted.
Junior goalkeeper Deidra Clymer (South Windsor, Conn.) registered 10 saves in the Friar effort, while Leah Settipane recorded six saves for Boston College.
The Eagles held a 24-9 advantage in shot attempts and a 13-3 edge in penalty corners. Five of the Eagles' 13 corners came during the first 11 minutes of the game.
The Friars return to action on September 27 against BIG EAST Conference foe and 20th-ranked Old Dominion. The game will be played in Norfolk, Va. at 3:00 p.m.