CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team was defeated by No. 1 Boston College, 8-0, in the Hockey East Quarterfinals on Saturday night at the Conte Forum. With the win, BC wins the series, 2-0, while also improving to 32-1-2 overall and 20-0-1 in Hockey East play. Providence finishes the season with a 6-25-4 mark on the season and 5-15-1 record in conference action.
Boston College opened up the game by notching three goals in the first period. Dana Trivigno scored the first goal of the game at 2:31 with Tori Sullivan and Kate Leary picking up the assists. Alex Carpenter recorded the next goal at 14:25 with Kenzie Kent and Megan Keller contributing the helpers. Haley Skarupa closed the period with a power-play goal at 19:44. Carpenter and Keller teamed up for the assists.
The Eagles ended the period with a 12-5 advantage in shots while going 1-for-1 on the period's only power-play. Junior Sarah Bryant (Bethlehem, Pa.) registered nine saves in the opening stanza while BC's Katie Burt stopped five.
In the second period, BC's Emily Field scored at 17:29 to give the Eagles a 4-0 lead. Boston College again held the advantage in shots at 17-8. The Friar defense successfully killed off one penalty in the frame and blocked nine shots.
Boston College added four goals by Trivigno (1:25), Pfalzer (4:35), Doherty (4:55) and Capizzano (18:53), respectively, in the third to seal the win an 8-0.
Overall, Bryant tallied 29 saves in the game while Burt finished with 15. Sophomore Alanna Serviss (Chicago, Ill.) recorded eight saves in 15:25 minutes played.
With tonight's game, seniors Beth Hanrahan (Poolesville, Md.) and Haley Frade (Marion, Mass.) played in every game of their career and move into a tie for first place in career games played at Providence with 143. The duo ties Katelynn Laffin (2002-06) and Erin Normore (2005-09) on top of the list. Seniors Brooke Simpson (Boxborough, Mass.) and Allison Micheletti (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) also sit on the list, and are now tied for third with Jennifer Friedman (2008-12) and Alyse Ruff (2007-11), with 142 games played.
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