Women's Hockey Blanked by UConn

Feb. 24, 2018

Final Stats




PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College women’s hockey team fell to the University of Connecticut by a score of 3-0 in the second game of the Hockey East Quarterfinals on Feb. 24 at Schneider Arena.

SCORE
Providence – 0 | UConn – 3

RECORDS
Providence: 17-12-7 (12-7-5 HE) | UConn: 13-14-9 (7-11-6 HE)

VENUE
Schneider Arena – Providence, R.I.

GAME FLOW & NOTES
- UConn got on the board first with a goal at the 11:14 mark of the opening frame. Kayla Mee took a shot from the point which was redirected by both Briana Colangelo and Theresa Knutson. Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) made the initial save, but Knutson finished the rebound.
- The Huskies’ goal was the first that the Friars have allowed in 144:11 minutes of play.
- Midway through the second period, UConn increased the lead to 2-0. Emily Reid took a shot from the point that was knocked out of the air by Justine Fredette. She then corralled the puck and ripped a shot over Myers’ glove.
- The Friars applied tremendous pressure in the third, outshooting the Huskies 12-4 in the final frame. Annie Belanger stopped all 12 third-period shots and finished the day with 23 total saves.
- With just five seconds left to play, Kayla Mee scored an empty-netter to make it 3-0.

HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (UConn) – 11:14/1st – EV – Theresa Knutson, assisted by Briana Colangelo and Kayla Mee – Rebound goal
2-0 (UConn) – 10:56/2nd – EV – Justine Fredette, assisted by Emily Reid – Shot from Reid at the point, knocked down in the slot, finished over Myers’ glove
3-0 (UConn) – 19:55/3rd – EN – Kayla Mee (unassisted) – Empty-netter from center ice

GOALTENDERS
Providence: Madison Myers, 16-11-7: 18 saves, 2 goals against
UConn: Annie Belanger, 11-10-6: 23 saves, 0 goals against

STAT COMPARISON
Providence-
Shots: 23
Face-off percentage: 32/61
Power plays: 0-1 (0%)
Penalty kill: 1-1 (100%)

UConn-
Shots: 21
Face-offs: 29/61
Power plays: 0-1 (0%)
Penalty kill: 1-1 (100%)

PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Maureen Murphy (6)
Goals: -
Assists: -
Points: -

LOOKING AHEAD
The Friars and Huskies will meet tomorrow (Feb. 25) in a decisive game three. Puck drop is set for 4:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.

For more updates on the Providence women’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter and Instagram @PCWHockey.

- GO FRIARS -


 

 

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