Women’s Soccer Travels To No. 23 Georgetown

Women’s Soccer Travels To No. 23 Georgetown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College women’s soccer team (6-3-1, 1-1-0) will travel to No. 23 Georgetown on Sunday, Oct. 3 in Washington, D.C. at 2:30 p.m. on FS1. The Friars are coming off a 1-0 overtime win against Creighton on Sunday, Sept. 26 in Providence, R.I.
 
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WHERE TO WATCH? The Friars vs. Hoyas game will be nationally televised on FS1. This marks the first time that a Providence College women’s soccer game will be on national television.
 
Friars Defeat The Bluejays In Overtime… Providence beat Creighton, 1-0, in overtime on Sunday, Sept. 26 in Providence, R.I. Sophomore Kyla Gallagher (Farmington, Conn.) scored the golden goal for the Friars in the 94th minute. Sophomore Emma Bodmer (Monroe Township, N.J.) earned her first solo shutout of the season with four saves, giving her a total of three shutouts this season.
 
Providence Falls In Overtime In BIG EAST Opener… The Friars fell to No. 21 Xavier, 1-0, in overtime in their BIG EAST opener on Sept. 23. After 90 minutes of play, the score was tied at 0-0. In the 96th minute, the Musketeers scored the golden goal.
 
Bodmer Named To The BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll… Goalkeeper Emma Bodmer was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Monday, Sept. 27. The sophomore posted a .889 save percentage and 0.48 goals against average in a pair of overtime contests against No. 21 Xavier (Sept. 23) and Creighton (Sept. 26). With eight saves and one goal allowed on the week, Bodmer was listed second among All-BIG EAST goalkeepers in save percentage and goals against average.
 
Series History Against Georgetown… Georgetown holds a 15-3-4 advantage over Providence all-time. In the spring, the Friars went 0-1-1 against the Hoyas. In their first meeting on March 7, 2021, Providence fell to Georgetown 1-0 in Washington, D.C. On March 25, the Friars ended in a 0-0 tie against the Hoyas in Providence, R.I.
 
Scouting The Hoyas… Georgetown enters the match currently ranked No. 23 in the United Soccer Coaches Poll. The Hoyas have a 6-0-5 overall record, with a 2-0-1 BIG EAST record. Georgetown is coming off a 2-0 win over DePaul on Thursday, Sept. 30 in their BIG EAST home opener on Shaw Field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
The Hoyas are the reigning BIG EAST Tournament Champions and were selected to finish first in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches Poll. Georgetown is led offensively by junior Gia Vicari with seven goals and two assists on the season. Junior goalkeeper Allie Augar backs the Hoyas defense with a 0.850 save percentage and 0.50 goals against average this season.
 
Friars Picked Fourth in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches’ Poll… The BIG EAST Conference announced its Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll on Thursday, August 12. The Friars were picked to finish fourth in the BIG EAST behind Georgetown, Butler and UConn.
 
Hughes was the lone Friar to receive preseason recognition as a member of the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team. Last season, Hughes played in all 12 games for the Friars and appeared in the starting lineup four times. She led Providence in points (14), assists (six) and was tied for first on the team in goals (four). At the conclusion of the season, she was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team and BIG EAST All-Freshman Team.
 
Up Next… The Friars will travel to Pennsylvania on Thursday, Oct. 7 to face the Villanova Wildcats at 3 p.m.
 
2021 Providence College Award Winners
 
Emma Bodmer

  • BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week (8/23)
  • BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (9/6)
  • BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week (9/20)
  • BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (9/27) 

Meg Hughes

  • Preseason All-BIG EAST Team
  • BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (9/6)

 
For more information on the Providence College women’s soccer team, follow @PC_WomensSoccer on Twitter and Instagram.
 
-GO FRIARS!-
 

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