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Providence and DePaul Draw In BIG EAST Opener

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PROVIDENCE (PROVIDENCE COLLEGE ATHLETICS) -

The Providence College men’s soccer team battled DePaul University to a 0-0 tie on Saturday night on Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium.

SCORE
Providence – 0 | DePaul – 0

RECORDS
Providence - 2-3-1 | DePaul - 3-3-1

VENUE
Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium – Providence, R.I.

GAME FLOW & NOTES
- The Friars outshot the Blue Demons 5-1 in the first half. Four of the five shots were on goal.
- DePaul goalkeeper Quentin Low made four saves in the opening period.
- Providence applied pressure early in the second half, earning three corners kicks within the first four minutes.
- Colin Miller (Bel Air, Md.) made a leaping save five minutes into the second half to keep the score knotted at 0-0. He earned his second shutout of the season against the Blue Demons.
- Mac Steeves (Needham, Mass.) made a diving goal line save in the 67th minute to help preserve the shutout.
- Freshman Simon Fisher (Brookline, Mass.) entered his first career match for the Friars in the first overtime period. He remained in the match for the rest of the overtime periods. 
- The Friars’ best chance in the second overtime came off a header from Steeves. He redirected a cross from Klisman Sousa (Sal, Cape Verde) just over the cross bar with about eight minutes remaining.

GOALKEEPERS
Providence: Colin Miller, 2-1-1: 6 saves, 0 goals against
DePaul: Quentin Low, 3-3-1: 5 saves, 0 goals against

STAT COMPARISON
Providence
Shots: 9
Shots on goal: 5
Corner kicks: 13
Fouls: 9
Saves: 6

DePaul-
Shots: 14
Shots on goal: 6
Corner kicks: 6
Fouls: 13
Saves: 5

LOOKING AHEAD
The Friars travel to play Boston College on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Kick-off is set for 6:00 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The next home game for Providence is Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7:00 p.m. against Butler.

For more updates on the Providence men's soccer program, follow the team on Twitter @PCFriarsMSoccer

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