Feb. 19, 2005
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (February 19, 2005) -- The No. 10 Providence College women's ice hockey suffered its third straight conference defeat, losing to Boston College, 4-1, at Schneider Arena in Providence, R.I. The Friars fall to 15-10-4 overall, and 10-4-1 in HOCKEY EAST action.
Despite outshooting Boston College, 24-9, after two periods of play, neither team tallied points on the scoreboard.
The Eagles opened up the third period with a power play goal by sophomore Michelle Lombardi assisted by classmate Krystal Strassman. At 6:33, 12 seconds later, the Eagles scored again with a goal by Sarah Courtney. Kim Meagher assisted on the play.
At 7:14, the Eagles struck again for the third straight goal within 53 seconds. Cristin Stuart netted her third goal of the season with the assist by Collen Harris.
Senior Rush Zimmerman (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) scored the lone Friar goal at 8:39. Team Captain Danielle Bourgette (Anaheim, Calif.) posted her sixth assist of the season on the play.
Boston College added their fourth goal of the game at 11:26 with an unassisted goal by Deborah Spillane.
Providence went 0-for-4 on the power play, while Boston College went 1-for-6.
Sophomore Lauren Florio (North Providence, R.I.) made three saves after substituting for senior Amy Thomas (Austin, Texas) at 7:15. Thomas posted 12 saves as she dropped her fourth decision of the season, while Eagles' netminder Alison Quandt recorded 42 saves.
The Friars head to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to finish the back end of the home-and-home series against Boston College at Conte Forum on Sunday, February 19. The puck drops at 2:00 p.m.