Sport Shorts 04/20/23

by The Cowl Editor on April 20, 2023

Friar Sports

Daniel Charapp ’25

Sports Staff


The Providence College men’s lacrosse team is 5–7 overall, with a 1–2 Big East Conference record. On April 1, the Friars beat the Marquette University Golden Eagles at home 16–14. Matt Grillo ’23 GS led the Friars in scoring with five goals, while James Corasaniti ’23 GS led with 19 saves. On April 8 the Friars traveled to Washington D.C. to play the Georgetown University Hoyas, losing 11–13. Michael Chabra ’24 scored four goals, and Corasaniti had a season-high 23 saves. On April 15 the Friars hosted the Villanova University Wildcats, losing 8–20. Jack Horrigan ’25 and John Hoffman ’24 each scored two goals while Corasaniti had 14 saves. The Friars will travel to Denver to play the University of Denver on April 21.


The Providence College softball team is 12–23 overall with a 4–11 Big East conference record. On April 2 the Friars played in Chicago to face the DePaul University Blue Demons in a double header, winning the first game 12–1 in five innings and losing the second 5–9. Riley Quirk ’26 got the win for PC in the first game, while Elysia Cunnigan ’23 was given the loss in the second game. The Friars then played against Georgetown University in D.C. for a three-game series, winning one out of three. Quirk had a win and a loss in the series, while Emily Jonte ’26 also suffered a loss. In the winning game, Jacque Harrington ’24 led the Friars with three hits, one home run, and six RBIs. The Friars then lost at Merrimack University 2–8 on April 11 and won at Stony Brook University 12–7 on April 15. During the Stony Brook game Julia Renny ’26 had six RBIs. The Friars will travel to Harvard University to face the Crimson on April 18.

Track & Field:

The Providence Friars men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Friar Invitational on April 14. Marcelo Rocha ’23 GS broke his facility record in his first-place men’s 5,000 meter finish with a time of 13:41.83. DJ Principe won the 3,000 meter race with a time of 8:06.52. Brett Lehman ’25 won the 400 meters with a time of 48.63. Josh Lewin ’24 finished first in the 800 meter with a time of 1:49.98.

For the women, Kimberly May ’25 set a program record in the 800 meter with a time of 2:05. Shannon Flockhart ’24 ran a 4:36.89 mile for first place. Jane Buckley ’26 won the 3000 meter race with a time of 9:07.78, setting personal and facility records. Nicole Borowiec ’23 won the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14:56.