Nov. 6, 1997
Lady Friars Defeat Nor'Easter Storm in Exhibition Opener
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College basketball
team defeated Nor'Easter Storm tonight in Alumni Hall, 95-85.
The Friars overcame a 17-point deficit with less than 13
minutes to go to earn the Exhibition victory.
The Friars made a 21-5 run and tied the game with 5:22
remaining as junior Dana Simonelli (Toms River, NJ) hit a layup
on a breakaway. Senior Mandy Saunders tallied six points in
the final two minutes to ice the victory.
Leading the Friars to victory was senior Kerri Chatten
(Hopkinton, MA) with 25 points and eight rebounds. Freshman
Jen Gombotz (Southington, CT) recorded 20 points.
The Friars play another Exhibition Game next Tuesday, Nov. 11
vs Uralmash-Ural Mountains. The opener is Tuesday, November 18
vs URI at the Providence Civic Center.