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