Jan. 23, 1998
Friars Skate to 2-2 Tie with UMass-LowellBox Score
BILLERICA, Mass. -- The Providence College Friars and the UMass-Lowell River Hawks skated to a 2-2 tie on Friday, Jan. 23 in HOCKEY EAST action at UMass' Tully Forum.
After a scoreless first period, River Hawk forward Brad Rooney broke the 0-0 tie at 2:36 of the second period when he poked in a rebound next to the left post. Rooney extended UMass-Lowell's lead with a short-handed tally at the 9:24 mark of the second. PC defenseman Joshn MacNevin sent a shot in from the left point that deflected off the skate of a River Hawk defenseman and found the back of the net at 18:53 of the second period.
MacNevin's goal broke a 228 minute and 18 second scoring drought by the Friars, which had resulted in three consecutive shutouts. Sixteen seconds after MacNevin's goal, PC's Fernando Pisani tallied what proved to be the final goal of the game when he finished off a two-on-one break in with a one-timer past UMass-Lowell netminder Scott Fankhouser.
Fankhouser recorded 22 stops for the River Hawks. PC netminder Mark Kane made 29 saves in his first start for the Friars since Nov. 28.
With the tie, Providence moves to 12-8-2 overall and 6-6-1 in HOCKEY EAST action, while UMass-Lowell is 8-9-3 overall and 5-5-3 in league play.
Providence College will return to action on Saturday, Jan. 24 against UMass-Lowell at PC's Schneider Arena at 7:00 p.m.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Jankowski, Walman Earn All-A...
The duo also earned First Team Hockey East and All-New England accolades last month.
Nick Ellis Signs Entry Level...
The junior recorded the best season by a Friar goaltender in program history.
Jankowski, Walman Named All-...
The duo also earned First Team Hockey East accolades last month at the annual Hockey East awards banquet.
Steven McParland Inks ATO...
McParland becomes the seventh member of the senior class to sign a professional deal this week.
Nick Saracino Signs ATO with...
The senior winger was the 50th Friar to reach the 100-point milestone for his career.
Nate Leaman Named Spencer...
Leaman named a Spencer Penrose Award finalist for the fourth time in his career.
Jankowski, Tanev Sign NHL...
Both senior forwards inked NHL entry level contracts on Wednesday (March 30).
Kevin Rooney Inks ATO with...
Rooney finished his collegiate career appearing in 117 consecutive games for the Friars.