Sport Shorts 10/06/2022

by O'Livia Lopes '26 on October 6, 2022
Sports Staff

Friar Sports

Field Hockey 

The Providence College field hockey team currently holds a record of 5–6 overall and 2–1 in their Big East play. They hosted a two-game homestand this past weekend, which started on Friday, Sept. 30 with a 0–4 loss against the No. 11 ranked University of Connecticut Huskies. Sunday’s game versus the College of the Holy Cross was “Pink Out Friartown” themed, and PC field hockey was able to conquer the Crusaders 1–0 in overtime, on Oct. 2. Thanks to midfielder Nora Goddard-Despot ’23 who scored the game-winning goal with 1 minute and 58 seconds left in overtime, the Friars now await this Friday’s away game against Temple University on Oct. 7. 


The Providence College women’s volleyball team continues to have a strong season after a great start. This past weekend, they endured two away losses to DePaul University and Marquette University. Friday, Sept. 30 they traveled to Chicago, Illinois falling short 1–3 to DePaul as they were only able to take the third set 25–16. Overall, Providence had 13 total blocks and 38 kills throughout this match. The Friars then traveled to Milwaukee, WI for a match that resulted in a 0–3 loss against Marquette University who currently holds a record of 4–0 in the Big East. Up next, women’s volleyball will return to Providence for a four-game homestand, hosting Xavier University on Friday, Oct. 7. 

Women’s Soccer 

The Providence College women’s soccer team is currently recovering from their 1–2 loss against Butler University hosted by the Friars on Thursday, Sept. 29. Avery Snead ’24 was able to score her first goal of the season in the 87th minute that was also the lone goal in the Friars’ shortfall to Butler. This past Sunday, Oct. 2 also resulted in a 0–2 fall to Creighton University, as the Friars traveled outside of the East Coast to Ohama, NE. Up next, women’s soccer is preparing for their end-of-the-week games against DePaul University on Thursday, Oct. 6, and Alumni Day home game versus St. John’s University, Sunday, Oct. 9. 

Men’s Soccer 

The Providence College men’s soccer team is currently at a record of 3–2–4. They were able to add another win in their victory against DePaul University this past Saturday, Oct. 1, when the Friars traveled to Chicago, Illinois to trail a 1–0 win against the Blue Demons. Senior defender Ramzi Qawasmy ’23 scored the lone goal, as he was able to score in the 73rd minute off of a penalty kick. Now as the Friars continue this season strong, they look forward to facing the Huskies at the University of Connecticut’s home ground Oct. 5, which will l mark a month until the Big East Tournament.