PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 10 Providence College women’s hockey team skated to a 3-0 victory over the University of New Hampshire on Nov. 22 at Schneider Arena.
No. 10 Providence – 3 | New Hampshire – 0
Providence: 9-3-3 (6-1-1 HE) | New Hampshire: 6-4-5 (4-2-3 HE)
Schneider Arena – Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) got the Friars on the board midway through the first period. Meaghan Rickard (Coventry, R.I.) played the puck out from behind the net and Putigna was able to slam it home for her seventh goal of the year.
- The Friars outshot the Wildcats 17-7 in the first period.
- Blair Parent (Blaine, Minn.) increased the Friars’ lead to 2-0 with a short-handed goal at the 5:20 mark of the second period. Cassidy MacPherson (Oakville, Ontario) played a pass across the slot that Parent was able to redirect over the leg pad of Ava Boutilier.
- Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) extended her goal scoring streak to four games with a goal just 3:37 into the third period. Chloe Gonsalves (Toronto, Ontario) played the puck off the boards to Murphy who took a shot from just inside the blue line. MacPherson picked up her second assist of the day and 12th of the season on the play as well.
- Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) made 26 saves in her second-consecutive shutout.
- The Friars finished the day with a 6-for-6 mark on the penalty kill.
HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (Providence) – 9:38/1st – EV – Christina Putigna, assisted by Meaghan Rickard – Pass from behind the net slammed home in front
2-0 (Providence) – 5:20/2nd – SH – Blair Parent, assisted by Cassidy MacPherson – MacPherson slid a pass across the slot that Parent redirected in
3-0 (Providence) – 3:37/3rd – EV – Maureen Murphy, assisted by Chloe Gonsalves and Cassidy MacPherson – Shot from the middle, just inside the blue line
Providence: Madison Myers, 8-3-3: 26 saves, 0 goals against
New Hampshire: Ava Boutilier, 6-4-5: 35 saves, 2 goals against
Face-off percentage: 60.0% (39/65)
Power plays: 0-4 (0%)
Penalty kill: 6-6 (100%)
Face-off percentage: 40.0% (26/65)
Power plays: 0-6 (0%)
Penalty kill: 4-4 (100%)
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Madison Sansone and Meaghan Rickard (6)
Goals: Christina Putigna, Blair Parent, Maureen Murphy (1)
Assists: Cassidy MacPherson (2)
Points: Cassidy MacPherson (2)
The Friars remain at home for a weekend series with the Cornell Big Red. The games on Saturday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 26 are both at 2:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.
For more updates on the Providence women’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @PCWHockey.
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