The No. 3 Friars will take on the No. 18 Terriers at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night.
2012-13: Played in 29 games and scored a goal and added three assists for four points ... Made his debut against Sacred Heart (10/12) ... Posted his first career point with an assist in Providence's 7-0 Mayor's Cup win at Brown (11/24) ... Also had assists against Northeastern (2/23) and fourth-ranked BC (3/2) ... Scored his first career goal against fifth-ranked UML (3/22) in the Hockey East Semifinals at the TD Garden.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played hockey and baseball at Berkshire School during the last two seasons and was captain of both teams as a senior ... Totaled 27 goals, 31 assists and 58 points in two years at Berkshire ... Was a High Honor student in both years ... Earned MVP honors of the Large School Playoffs ... Also played at Canton High School, where he led his team to the state title as a junior ... Amassed 55 points (35 g, 20 a) in his junior year at Canton.
PERSONAL: Kevin J. Rooney ... Born May 21, 1993 ... Son of Dave and Dawn Rooney ... Has an older brother, Bryan ... His cousin, Chris, will be a senior on the Friar hockey team ... His uncle, Steve, played at Providence and scored the game-winning goal in the 1985 Hockey East Championship game ... Steve also played in the NHL and was a member of the 1986 Montreal Canadiens team that captured the Stanley Cup ... Has not declared a major.
CAREER STATS Year gp g a pts pen-pim ppg shg gwg 2012-13 29 1 3 4 9-18 0 0 0 Total 29 1 3 4 9-18 0 0 0
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 (vs. UML 3/22/13) Assists: 1 (3 times - last at BC 3/2/13) Points: 1 (4 times - last vs. UML 3/22/13)