Women's Hockey To Play Home-And-Home Series With Connecticut

Carels notched three-points against the Huskies earlier in the season.

Carels notched three-points against the Huskies earlier in the season.

Jan. 23, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

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FOR STARTERS...
  • Providence and Connecticut will play a home-and-home series starting on Jan. 25 at Connecticut.
  • The series will conclude on Jan. 26 at Schneider Arena.
  • Both games will be 2:00 p.m. puck drops.
  • The Huskies will have live stats and streaming available for Saturday's game through its website.
  • The Friars will be providing live stats as well as live streaming with play-by-play by John Carchedi and color from Moira Sweeney.
  • To access the feeds CLICK HERE.
  • Providence also offers live updates of all its games through its twitter page (@PCWHockey).

LAST TIME OUT...
  • Providence defeated ninth-ranked Boston University at Schneider Arena on Jan. 17.
  • The Friars posted three unanswered goals to clinch the 4-3 come from behind win.
  • Cassidy Carels led the Friars in the win with a contribution on each goal.
  • The game-tying and game-winning goals were the highlights of Carel's career-best four point performance on Friday night.
  • Haley Frade and Molly Illikainen both collected multi-point games for the Friars.
  • Frade notched a career-high three assists, while Illikainen tallied an assist on both the game-tying and game-winning goals.
  • Providence's special teams played a crucial role in the win, with a shorthanded tally and two power-play goals the Friars were able to capture the win.
  • Providence held the Terriers to just three shots on goal in the third period.
  • Sarah Bryant finished the game with 26 saves for her 10th win of the season.
  • The Friars' win marked the second over a top-10 team this season and the first win over BU since Dec. 3, 2011.
  • Providence finished the weekend with a 1-0 loss to the Maine Black Bears on Jan. 19 at Alfond Arena.
  • Bryant finished the game with 22 saves for the third star of the game.
  • The loss snapped a six game unbeaten streak against the Black Bears.

SCOUTING THE HUSKIES...
  • The Huskies are led by Sarah MacDonnell, who has a team-high nine goals and 11 assists for a team-best 20 points.
  • Michela Cava leads Connecticut in assists (13) and power-play goals (4).
  • Elaine Chuli has played the majority of minutes in net for the Huskies after making 15 appearances this season.
  • Chuli has a .920 save percentage on 482 saves and a 2.84 goals against average for a 4-10-1 overall record.
  • The Huskies enter the weekend with a 6-16-2 overall mark and a record of 3-7-1 in Hockey East play.
  • Connecticut last split a weekend series with New Hampshire.
  • The Huskies took the win on Jan. 18 by a margin of 3-1 before falling 3-2 on Jan. 19 at New Hampshire.
  • Before a 2-0 win over Vermont on Jan. 11, Connecticut was on a nine game winless streak.

ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY...
  • Providence and Connecticut have met a total of 51 times in the all-time series history.
  • The Friars hold the edge in the series with an all-time record of 37-11-4.
  • At Schneider, Providence has a 20-3-2 record, winning the last five home games against the Huskies.
  • The Friars have won nine of the last ten games against the Huskies.
  • The last time the two programs faced, the Friars fell 5-4 to Connecticut (Nov. 10).
  • Providence saw Haley Frade and Cassidy Carels each notch two goals apiece.
  • Frade earned the third star of the game with three points in that loss.
  • Corinne Buie leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Huskies with 10 points on four goals and six assists.
The Last Meeting
Providence4
Connecticut5
November 10, 2013
Storrs, Conn.
Women's Hockey Falls To Connecticut, 5-4
The Providence College women's ice hockey team fell, 5-4, to the Connecticut Huskies on Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Freitas Ice Forum. With the loss, the Friars overall record moves to 4-8-0 and 1-5-0 in league play on the season. It was the first loss to the Huskies since March 6, 2010, when the Friars fell 3-2 in the Hockey East semifinal round.


 

 

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