The Providence College men’s soccer team finds itself in familiar territory with December around the corner, advancing to the program’s fourth Sweet 16 since the 2014 campaign.
Head coach Craig Stewart’s team will now face fellow Big East side Georgetown in Washington, D.C., on Sunday (12 pm ET). It’ll mark the third time the Friars (12-4-4, 5-2-3 Big East) and Hoyas (17-2, 8-2 Big East) compete during the 2021 fall season.
To learn more about Providence’s path back to this stage, New England Soccer Journal caught up with Stewart to peel back the layers.
Here are three key areas that have sparked Providence forward, having earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament and then beating Marist and Marshall in the opening rounds.