Women's Hockey Takes On Seventh-Ranked Boston College

    Rebecca Morse leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Eagles.

    Rebecca Morse leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Eagles.

    Jan. 30, 2014

    Game Notes at Boston CollegeGet Acrobat Reader

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

    FOR STARTERS...
    • Providence will travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to take on seventh-ranked Boston College.
    • The Friars and Eagles will face-off on Feb. 1 at 2:00 p.m. at Conte Forum.
    • Boston College will be providing live stats as well as live streaming of the game.
    • To access either feed CLICK HERE.
    • Providence also offers live updates of all its games through its twitter page (@PCWHockey).

    LAST TIME OUT...
    • The last time out the Friars split a home-and-home series with Connecticut.
    • On Jan. 25 Providence fell 3-1 at Freitas Ice Forum in Storrs, Conn.
    • The Friars lone goal came from Brittney Thunstrom, who collected her third goal of the year on the shot.
    • Haley Frade and Beth Hanrahan assisted on the play.
    • The Friars bounced back to earn a 1-0 win at Schneider Arena on Jan. 26.
    • Providence's game-winner came from Lexi Romanchuk, who tallied her third game-winning tally of the season.
    • The Friars held the Huskies to just eight shots on goal throughout the game and zero in the third period.
    • The last time Providence held an opponent to eight or fewer shots on goal was on Feb. 14, 2003, when the Friars allowed Quinnipiac eight shots on goal in a 4-1 road win.
    • Sarah Bryant captured her third shutout with eight saves and first since Feb. 1, 2013 when Providence topped the Huskies 5-0 at Freitas Ice Forum.
    • Bryant, in net, made 19 saves in that win.

    SCOUTING THE EAGLES...
    • The Eagles enter Saturday with six players that have captured a 20-plus point season thus far.
    • Haley Skarupa leads Boston College with 26 points on a team-best 14 goals and 12 assists.
    • The Eagles have scoring throughout its classes, with each class having a member as the top-four point scorers.
    • The top-two scorers rank in the top-five among Hockey East players.
    • Corinne Boyles has made 22 appearances in goal for Boston College this season.
    • Her .937 save percentage leads all Hockey East goaltenders and her 1.82 goals against average also leads the league.
    • Boston College enters the weekend with an 18-4-3 overall record and a 13-1-1 mark in Hockey East play.
    • The Eagles enter the weekend on a nine game unbeaten streak with a record of 7-0-2.
    • Last time out, Boston College swept New Hampshire in a home-and-home series with a 5-3 win on Jan. 25 and a 3-2 win on Jan. 26.

    ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY...
    • Providence and Boston College have met a total of 74 times in the history of the two programs.
    • The Friars lead the all-time series with a record of 50-21-3.
    • In the last 10 meetings, Boston holds a 9-1-0 mark against the Friars.
    • Earlier this season, Providence and the Eagles met for a home-and-home series.
    • In the first meeting the Friars scored three goals in 1:30 minutes to cut a four goal deficit down to one.
    • The Friars and Eagles skated to a season-high scoring game of 14 goals, with Boston College winning 8-6, in the first meeting.
    • In the loss, four Friars notched multi-point games and two of the four tallied four-point games.
    • Providence then fell 2-1 in overtime at Boston College on Nov. 3, Molly Illikainen tallying the lone Friar goal.
    • Rebecca Morse leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Eagles with nine points on four goals and five assists in 12 games played.
    The Last Meeting
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    November 3, 2013
    Chestnut Hill, Mass.
    Women's Hockey Edged By No. 6 Boston College 2-1 In Overtime
    The Providence College women's ice hockey team fell, 2-1, in overtime to sixth-ranked Boston College on Sunday, Nov. 3 in Chestnut Hill, Mass. at the Kelley Rink. Providence moves its overall record to 4-6-0 with the overtime loss.


     

     

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