Shane Luke scored the game-winning goal and added two assists for the Friars.
Mauermann scored the game-tying goal with eight seconds left in the third period, while Acciari scored the overtime game winner.
Providence fired 38 shots on goal but Irish goaltender Cal Petersen posted the shutout.
Both games of the series will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network.
Nick Saracino notched his first career hat trick and the Friars hosted Drew Brown Night at Schneider Arena.
2013-14 Honors and Awards
HEA All-Academic Team
2013-14:Registered his first career goal on the power play to tie the game at Quinnipiac (11/27), which ended in a 3-3 tie ... Notched two assists in Providence's 10-4 win over AIC (10/19).
2012-13 Honors and Awards
HEA All-Academic Team
2012-13: Played in one game for the Friars, making his Providence debut at Minnesota State (1/5) ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played the last two seasons for the Amarillo Bulls of the of the NAHL ... Recorded 43 goals, 41 assists and 84 points in 69 games last season with the Bulls ... Totaled 118 points (60 g, 58 a) in two seasons with Amarillo, while leading the team to the NAHL South Division title (2011) and the NAHL regular season crown (2012) ... Named to the NAHL All-South Team in 2012 ... Also earned Amarillo Bulls Best forward, NAHL Player of the Month (November) and NAHL Humanitarian of the Year honors during the 2011-12 season ... Attended Mount Lebanon High School, where he was two-sport athlete (hockey, golf) and was an Honor Roll student.
PERSONAL: Brooks G. Behling ... Born January 26, 1991 ... Son of Robert and Diane Behling ... Has one older brother, Rob, who played hockey at the University of Connecticut ... His father, Robert, was part of the football, golf and wrestling teams at Catholic University of America ... Accounting major.
Goals: 1 (at Quinnipiac 11/27/13)
Assists: 2 (vs. AIC 10/19/13)
Points: 2 (vs. AIC 10/19/13)
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