Sep 6, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's soccer team hosted UMass on Friday, Sept. 6 at Glay Field. After 110 minutes of play, the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
Providence and UMass battled back and forth in the first half, but neither team was able to find the back of the net. The Friars outshot UMass, 5-3, and held the advantage in corners, 4-2.
UMass took a 1-0 in the 82nd minute when Jackie Bruno buried a feed from teammate Grace Coombs. The Friars answered in the 83rd minute with a finish from junior Allison Walton (Brunswick, Maine). Senior Amanda Webster (Saugus, Mass.) took a free kick from the left side, just outside of the 18 yard box. . Her strike travelled through the box, where Walton finished the service to the back of the net. The goal served as the game equalizer and sent the game to overtime.
Walton's goal served as the final goal of the game. Both overtime periods were scoreless. In the first 10 minutes of overtime, the Friars generated five shots while the Minutewomen tallied two. Neither team tallied a shot in the final 10 minutes of play. Overall, the Friars outshot the Minutewomen, 18-8.
Freshman keeper Kristyn Shea (Piscataway, N.J.) played all 110 minutes in goal for the Friars and recorded five saves.
Providence returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 8 when the Friars host the University of Vermont Catamounts. The game is slated for 1:00 p.m. and will be played at Glay Field.