Field Hockey Minute - Providence Notches Nonconference Win




Providence beat Vermont 4-2 on Oct. 8 in Burlington, Vt. The Friars (6-6, 1-2) snapped a four-game losing streak against the Catamounts. Junior Caitlin Malone scored two goals; sophomores Henni Tietze and Steph Guglielmo recorded a goal apiece. Sophomore Kaleigh Fitzpatrick added one assist.

 

CONNECTICUT AND SYRACUSE STILL ROLLING

 

No. 3 Connecticut and No. 1 Syracuse remain undefeated with three weeks left in the regular season. The Huskies have reached 13-0 for the second time in school history. Connecticut also has won 11 consecutive regular season league games, dating back to the 2010 season.

 

Syracuse is 12-0 for the second time in program history. The Orange went 14-0 in 2008 on their way to a national semifinal appearance.

 

RUTGERS PICKS UP FIRST LEAGUE WIN AGAINST GEORGETOWN

 

Junior forward Lisa Patrone led the Scarlet Knights over Georgetown 5-1 in College Park, Md., on Oct. 5. Patrone scored three goals in the victory, making her the leader in goals (8) and points (19) for Rutgers.

 

STIVER POSTS FIFTH-STRAIGHT SHUTOUT

 

Syracuse goalie Leann Stiver picked up her fifth-straight shutout with a 3-0 win over Providence on Oct. 6. The senior has not allowed a goal since Sept. 16.

 

LOUSIVILLE BEATS FIRST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENT

 

Louisville downed No. 11 Iowa at Trager Stadium 2-1 on Oct. 7. Freshman Victoria Stratton scored the gamewinner for the Cardinals.