Nov. 22, 1997

    Friars Fall to Cornell, 3-2

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Cornell defeated Providence College, 3-2, in ECAC women's ice hockey action on Saturday, November 22 at Providence, R.I.

    Cornell's sophomore Colette Bredin scored the first goal of the game in the second period at the 2:19 mark. PC's junior Myia Yates netted a power play goal at the 10:05 mark in the second period to even the score at 1-1. Providence College junior Katie Lachapelle put the Friars ahead, 2-1, at the 17:07 mark in the second period. Cornell's Bredin scored her second goal of the game on a power play at the :25 mark in the third period to tie the game at 2-2. Freshman Danielle Bilodeau scored a power play goal, which proved to be the game-winner for Cornell at the 11:09 mark in the third period to go ahead 3-2.

    Cornell goaltender Alanna Hayes made 18 saves in the win. Providence goaltender Megan Marfione made 17 stops in the loss.

    Cornell's overall record is now 5-1 overall and 5-1 in the ECAC, while Providence dropped to 2-2 overall and 2-2 in the ECAC.

    The Friars return to action on Friday, November 28 at the Princeton Invitational against the University of Minnesota at 6:30 p.m.

    Cornell (5-1)       0   1   2   --  3
    Providence  (2-1)   0   2   0   --  2
    First Period:  None  Penalties:  C, Bilodeau (Roughing) 4:19; C, Pate (Roughing) 6:05; PC, Rosen (Roughing) 6:05.
    Second Period:   C, Bredin (Schmalz, Pate) 2:19; PC, Yates (Unassisted) 10:05; PC, Lachapelle (Unassisted) 17:07  Penalties:  C, Pate (Roughing) 9:35; PC, Cahill (Slashing) 18:49.
    Third Period:  C, Bredin (Thompson, Schmalz) 00:25; C, Bilodeau (Unassisted) 11:09  Penalties:  PC, Hanson (Major - Boarding) 7:14
    SAVES:  C, Hayes (60:00) 6-6-6=18; PC, Marfione (60:00) 7-6-4=17
    POWER PLAYS:  C 2-2; PC 1-2
    PENALTIES:  C 2-4; PC 2-7