Jan. 31, 1998

    Providence Blanks Yale, 2-0

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence College blanked Yale University, 2-0, in women's ECAC hockey action at Schneider Arena on Saturday afternoon, January 31. Freshman goaltender Heather Wilcox recorded her second shutout of the season.

    PC's freshman Valerie Bono scored a power play goal at the 17:33 mark in the first period to give the Friars an one goal lead. Providence received an insurance goal in the third period from freshman Jessica Tabb when she netted a goal at the 10:50 mark to give the Friars a 2-0 victory over Yale.

    Providence goaltenders Wilcox and Pilar Christopherson stopped nine shots in the win. Yale goaltender Laurie Belliveau made 35 saves in the loss.

    Providence College is now 6-16-0 overall and 6-7-0 in the ECAC, while Yale is 5-11-2 overall and 1-10-2 in the ECAC..

    The Friars return to action on Sunday, February 1 against the Princeton Tigers at Schneider Arena at 2:00 p.m.

    at Providence, R.I.
    Yale        (5-11-2, 1-10-2)    0   0   0   --  0
    Providence  (6-16-0, 6-7-0)     1   0   1   --  2

    First Period: PC, Bono (Tabb, Lachapelle) Penalties: Schantz-Dunn (Interference) 2:58; PC, Matthews (Interference) 6:02; Y, Gulka (Holding) 17:21.

    Second Period: None Penalties: PC, Tyng (Holding) 3:11; Y, McAdams (Slashing) 14:49.

    Third Period: PC, Tabb (Yates, Kreger) 10:50 Penalties: Y, Resor (Hooking) 1:28.

    SAVES: PC, Wilcox (55:09) 3-4-1=8, Christopherson (4:51) x-x-1; Y, Belliveau (60:00) 11-12-12=35.

    POWER PLAYS: PC 1-4; Y 0-2

    PENALTIES: PC 2-4; Y 4-8