Field Hockey Prepares For No. 14 Old Dominion And VCU

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College box hockey workforce will trip to Virginia for a couple of video games this weekend towards BIG EAST foe and 14th-ranked Old Dominion and non-conference opponent VCU. The Friars and nationally-ranked Monarchs will sq. off on Friday, Oct. 14 at 2:00 p.m. in Norfolk, Va. Providence closes the travel towards the Rams on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1:00 p.m. in Richmond, Va.

PROVIDENCE @ #14 OLD DOMINION (Friday, Oct. 14 – 2:00 p.m.)
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PROVIDENCE @ VCU (Sunday, Oct. 16 – 1:00 p.m.) 
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• Providence enters the weekend with a 5-8 general file, together with a 2-2 mark within the BIG EAST.
• Five of the Friars’ 8 losses have come towards nationally ranked fighters: No. 14 Boston College (4-0), No. 6 Iowa (3-1), No. 25 UMass (2-0), No. 11 UConn (4-0) and No. 22 Maine (3-0). 
Ally DeCoste leads the Friars in scoring with 11 issues on 4 objectives and 3 assists.
• DeCoste has scored 9 of her 11 issues right through BIG EAST Conference motion (3g / 3 a). Her 3 objectives have come on simply 5 shot makes an attempt. Additionally, two of her 3 objectives in BIG EAST play have come within the opening 5 mins of motion. She scored 4:32 into the fit towards Villanova and 1:21 into the fit towards Georgetown.
• DeCoste used to be named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Sept. 27. She tallied 3 issues for the Friars in a 4-0 victory over Georgetown. DeCoste notched the game-winning target simply 1:21 into fit. She picked up an lend a hand at the Friars’ fourth target of the afternoon. 
Sophia Pompeo ranks 2d in scoring with 9 issues and is tied for the workforce lead in objectives, with 4. She additionally owns one lend a hand at the season. Pompeo’s more youthful sister, Lucia, additionally performs box hockey within the BIG EAST as a sophomore on (*14*) roster.
Lisa McNamara is 3rd at the workforce in scoring (8 issues), having recorded two objectives and a team-best 4 assists. She is 2-2 on the stroke mark this season. McNamara competed within the Nexus Championship this previous summer season.
Nora Goddard-Despot is fourth in scoring, with seven issues, on two objectives and 3 assists. Goddard-Despot is an energetic member of Canada’s Junior Women’s National Team.
Niamh Gowing rounds out the listing of multi-goal scorers for Providence, having recorded six issues on two objectives and two assists.
• Eight other Friars have scored a minimum of one target.
• Eleven of the Friars’ 18 objectives this season have are available the second one part or additional time. Their highest-scoring quarter this season has been the 3rd quarter (seven objectives).
Asia Porter has performed 826 mins within the cage this season and owns a 2.03 objectives towards reasonable and a nil.748 save share. She additionally has registered two shut-out victories vs. Georgetown (4-0) and Holy Cross (1-0).
• Porter has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on two events this season. 
Ally DeCoste
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 27)
Asia Porter
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 20, Sept. 27)
Niamh Gowing 
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20)

• The Monarchs input the weekend with a 9-2 general file, together with a 3-1 mark within the BIG EAST.
• ODU in in the middle of a four-game win streak.
• Old Dominion’s offense is paced via 5 gamers who’ve reached double digits within the scoring column.
• Marlon de Bruijne leads the way in which with 23 issues on 10 objectives and 3 assists. Three of her 10 objectives were sport winners.
• Delphine Le Jeune (7g / 1a) and Frederique Zandbergen (3g / 9a) are tied for 2d in scoring with 15 issues every.
• Courtney Lynch (2g / 6a) and Aubrey Mytych (5g) spherical out the double-digit scorers with 10 issues apiece.
• Mytych leads ODU in scoring right through BIG EAST Conference play, as all 5 of her objectives have come towards league fighters.
• Cam MacGillivray has performed 696 mins within the cage and owns a 1.03 objectives towards reasonable and a nil.824 save share.

• VCU enters the weekend with an 8-5 general file, together with a 3-1 mark within the A10.
• The Rams will face UMass on Friday, Oct. 14 in Amherst, Mass. earlier than returning house to host the Friars on Sunday.
• VCU has suffered losses in two of its ultimate 3 suits, with each losses coming towards nationally-ranked groups. The Rams fell to No. 5 Louisville (3-1) and No. 14 Wake Forest (2-1). Sandwiched in between the ones losses, VCU defeated A10 foe Davidson (5-2).
• Sheridan Messier has performed the vast majority of mins within the cage for the Rams (742). She owns a 2.06 objectives towards reasonable and a nil.738 save share. 
• Offensively, the Rams are led via 3 gamers who’ve reached double digits within the issues column. Bridget McCormick leads the squad with 15 issues on six objectives and 3 assists. Litiana Field has tallied 14 issues on 5 objectives and 4 assists and Camila Rosenbrock has recorded 11 issues on 5 objectives and one lend a hand. 
• Thirteen gamers at the roster have scored a target for the Rams, together with 8 multi-goal scorers.
• Field leads the workforce in game-winning objectives (3), whilst Georgia Carr-Brown owns two sport winners.

• The Friars will go back to Lennon Family Field in Providence, R.I. to host No. 16 Liberty of their ultimate house sport of the 2022 season. The fit is slated for Friday, Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m.

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