Feb. 14, 1998

    New Hamshire Ices Providence

    DURHAM, N.H. -- Providence College was defeated by the University of New Hampshire, 6-2, in women's ECAC hockey action on Saturday afternoon, February 14th at Durham, N.H.

    The Wildcats' Brandy Fisher scored the game's first goal at the 5:25 mark in the first period. PC's Jennifer Bill netted a goal for Providence at the 8:22 mark in the first period to even the score at 1-1. New Hampshire then scored four unanswered goals from Nicki Luongo, Brandi Kerns, Kerry Maher and Melisa McKenzie to go ahead 5-1. Corinne Rosen netted a power play goal for the Friars at the 10:47 mark to make the score 5-2, but the Wildcats' Maher scored her second goal of the game at the 16:16 mark in the third period to end the game at 6-2.

    New Hampshire goaltender Alicia Roberts made 14 saves in the win. Providence goaltender Heather Wilcox made 27 stops in the loss.

    New Hampshire is now 23-4-1 overall and 14-1-1 in the ECAC. Providence College is now 8-18-0 overall and 8-9 in the ECAC.

    The Friars return to action on Sunday, February 14 against Colby College at 2:00 p.m.

    Providence      1   0   1   --   2
    New Hampshire   2   2   2   --   6

    SCORING/PENALTIES:
    First Period: NH, Fisher (Knox, Brodt) 5:25; PC, Bill (Tyng) 8:22; NH, Luongo (Fisher) 18:25 Penalties: None.
    Second Period: NH, Kerns (Heitzman, Thornton) 2:03; NH, Maher (Carrabba) 17:04; Penalties: None.
    Third Period: NH, McKenzie (Monsen, Zoanetti) 8:34; PC, Rosen (Bono, Lachapelle) 10:47; NH, Maher (Carrabba, Thornton) 16:16 Penalties: NH, Brodt (Holding) 9:27; PC, Hanson (Interference) 16:11.
    SAVES: NH, Roberts (60:00) 3-7-4=14; PC, Wilcox (60:00) 7-9-11=27.
    POWER PLAYS: NH 1-1; PC 1-1
    PENALTIES: NH 1-2; PC 1-2

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