CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The No. 9 Providence College women’s hockey team suffered its first Hockey East loss, 7-4, against No. 2 Boston College on Nov. 3 at Conte Forum.
No. 9 Providence – 4 | No. 2 Boston College – 7
Providence: 6-3-2 (3-1-0 HE) | Boston College: 7-0-1 (4-0-1 HE)
Conte Forum – Chestnut Hill, Mass.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Just 1:56 into the game, Madison Sansone (Lockport, N.Y.) scored for the Friars. Neve Van Pelt (Mitchell, Ontario) played the puck out in front from behind the net and Sansone was able to finish it. Emily Landry (Orangeville, Ontario) picked up the secondary assist.
- Boston College evened the score with 12:07 remaining in the period. Caitrin Lonergan scored her eighth goal of the season on a breakaway.
- Five minutes later, the Eagles took the lead on a power play goal by Toni Ann Miano. She tried to make a cross-ice pass from the point that deflected off a Providence stick and found its way into the back of the net.
- BC extended the lead to 3-1 with a goal by Daryl Watts less than two minutes later.
- With just over a minute remaining in the period, Kate Friesen (Altona, Manitoba) pulled the Friars back within a goal. She picked up the loose puck in the slot after a blocked shot and fired it home.
- Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) leveled the score early in the second period by ripping a wrist shot past Katie Burt. Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay, Ontario) and Avery Fransoo (North Battleford, Saskatchewan) earned assists on the play.
- At the 15:37 mark of the second period, Ryan Little scored a goal on the doorstep to give the Eagles back the lead.
- The Eagles scored their second power play goal of the game at the end of the second period. Grace Bizal’s shot from the point deflected off a defender in the slot and gave BC a 5-3 lead.
- Lonergan scored her second goal of the game midway through the third period, making it 6-3. Watts picked up her third assist and fourth point of the day on the play.
- Boquist scored a short-handed goal for the Friars with under five minutes remaining to make it 6-4 in favor of the Eagles. Blair Parent (Blaine, Minn.) had the pass that led to the goal.
- Bizal scored her second of the day on an empty-netter at the 17:27 mark of the final period.
- Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt) made 25 saves in the loss.
- The Friars were 0/3 on the power play, while Boston College was 2/4.
HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (Providence) – 1:56/1st – EV – Madison Sansone, assisted by Neve Van Pelt and Emily Landry – Goal from right in front of the crease
1-1 (BC) – 7:53/1st – EV – Caitrin Lonergan, assisted by Daryl Watts and Toni Ann Miano – Breakaway
2-1 (BC) – 12:41/1st – PP – Toni Ann Miano, assisted by Caitrin Longergan and Daryl Watts - Pass from the point that deflected in from the slot
3-1 (BC) – 14:14/1st – Daryl Watts, assisted by Willow Corson – Wrist shot from the left circle
3-2 (Providence) – 18:45/1st – Kate Friesen (unassisted) – Shot from the high slot
3-3 (Providence) – 3:31/2nd – Christina Putigna, assisted by Brooke Boquist and Avery Fransoo – Wrist shot from inside the right circle
4-3 (BC) – 15:37/2nd – EV – Ryan Little, assisted by Maegan Beres and Makenna Newkirk – Pass across the crease, finished on the doorstep
5-3 (BC) – 18:44/2nd – PP – Grace Bizal, assisted by Serena Sommerfield and Bridget McCarthy – Shot from the point, deflected in off a stick in front
6-3 (BC) – 9:36/3rd – EV – Caitrin Lonergan, assisted by Daryl Watts and Willow Corson – Goal from the top of the crease
6-4 (Providence) – 15:42/3rd – Brooke Boquist, assisted by Blair Parent – Wrist shot from in front
7-4 (BC) – 17:27/3rd – SH – Grace Bizal (unassisted) – Empty-netter
Providence: Madison Myers, 6-3-2: 25 saves, 6 goals against
Boston College: Katie Burt, 7-0-1: 32 saves, 4 goals against
Face-off percentage: 45.0% (27/60)
Power plays: 0-3 (0%)
Penalty kill: 2-4 (50%)
Face-off percentage: 55.0% (33/60)
Power plays: 2-4 (50%)
Penalty kill: 3-3 (100%)
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Christina Putigna (6)
Goals: Four different players (1)
Assists: Five different players (1)
Points: Brooke Boquist (2)
The Friars’ next game is at the University of Maine on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
For more updates on the Providence women’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @PCWHockey.
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