Jan. 10, 1998

    Friars Drop One Goal Game to Boston University

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    BOSTON, Mass. -- Senior Jeff Kealty scored with 38 seconds remaining in the game to break a 0-0 tie and give the Boston University Terriers a 1-0 victory over the Providence College Friars in HOCKEY EAST action at BU's Walter Brown Arena on Saturday, Jan. 11.

    Through two periods of a defensive struggle the game remained deadlocked at 0-0. PC netminder Boyd Ballard and BU goaltender Tom Noble each made several spectacular saves. Through two periods the Friars held a 15-11 advantage in shots on goal.

    Noble recorded 21 stops in the win. Ballard made 26 stops for the Friars.

    With the win Boston University raised its record to 13-3-2 and 6-2-2 in HOCKEY EAST action, while Providence dropped to 12-6-1 overall and 6-4-0 in league action.

    Providence College will return to action on Friday, Jan. 5 against Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. at 7:00 p.m.