J. Keefe
Jerry Keefe records the game-winning goal for the Friars.
Nov. 14, 1997

Friars Down Army, 5-4

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Providence College defeated Army, 5-4, Friday, Nov. 14 in men's hockey action at West Point, N.Y.

Providence College took a 1-0 lead when Doug Sheppard pushed in rebound off Jerry Keefe's shot at 2:02 of the first period. Four minutes later (6:02) Nick Sinerate scored the Friars' second goal to give PC a 2-0 lead. Army got on the scoreboard at 11:18 of the first when Andy Lundbohm one timed a shot on a breakaway past PC netminder Boyd Ballard. Jason Choi evened the game at 2-2 for Black Knights at 15:27 of the first period with his fourth goal of the season.

Army took its first lead of the game at 8:28 of the second period as Mike Fairman scored on a wrap around move to notch his first collegiate tally. Mike Omicioli created a 3-3 tie with his third goal of the season at 14:32 of the second. PC took a 4-3 lead when Fernando Pisani dug the puck out of the left corner and beat Army goaltender Daryl Chamberlain at the 17:28 mark.

Jerry Keefe took advantage of an awkward bounce off the end boards and shot the puck in the empty net at 1:01 of the third as Chamberlain was out of the net attempting to play the puck off the boards. Jon Toftey got Army within one goal (5-4) as he tipped in a shot on a power play at 12:53 of the third.

Ballard registered 24 saves for PC and earned his third win of the season. Chamberlain recorded 25 stops for Army.

With the win, PC improved to 4-2 overall while Army fell to 2-5.

Providence College will return to action on Sunday, Nov. 16 against UMass-Lowell at PC's Schneider Arena.

Tate Rink, West Point, N.Y.
Providence College (4-2-0)  2   2   1   -- 5        4-8 (0-2)
Army (2-5-0)                2   1   1   -- 4        3-6 (1-3)
Per Time    Team    Goal Scorer  (Assists)
1   2:02    PC      Doug Sheppard 2 (Jerry Keefe, Troy Lake)
1   6:02    PC      Nick Sinerate 2 (Jon Coe, Nick Lent)
1   11:18   A       Andy Lundohm 1 (Greg Buckmeier, Jon Toftey)
1   15:27   A       Jason Choi 4 (Brody Howatt, Don Sisson)
2   8:28    A       Mike Fairman 1 (Ian Tyson)
2   14:32   PC      Mike Omicioli 3 (Pisani, MacNevin)
2   17:28   PC      Fernando Pisani 4 (unassisted)
3   1:01    PC      Jerry Keefe 2 (Rich Miller, Jay Leach)
3   12:53   A       Jon Toftey 5 (Darren Clapprood) PP
Boyd Ballard (PC)   5   12  7   --24    (60:00)
Daryl Chamberlain (A)   11  9   5   --25    (59:16)
Attendance: 1,704 (Tate Rink)

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