Feb. 14, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
- The Friars and Terriers will play a home-and-home series to wrap-up their regular season Hockey East series.
- The two programs will kick the weekend series off at Agganis Arena in Boston, Mass. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 3:00 p.m.
- The series will conclude at Schneider Arena on Sunday, Feb. 16 in a 2:00 p.m. puck drop.
- Both teams will be providing live streaming and live stats of their respective home games.
- To access the feeds CLICK HERE.
- Providence also offers live updates of all its games through its twitter page (@PCWHockey).
- Providence faced Northeastern in its final regular season game against the Huskies.
- The Friars fell, 3-1, at Schneider on Feb. 8.
- Molly Illikainen tallied the Friars lone goal of the game.
- Illikainen, who snapped a 10-game goalless streak, was assisted by Beth Hanrahan and Cassidy Carels.
- Sarah Bryant made 20 saves for the Friars in her 28th start this season.
SCOUTING THE TERRIERS...
- Boston University is led by Sarah Lefort, who has notched a team and league-best 47 points in 30 games this season.
- Lefort leads the team in goals (27) and assists (20).
- Thirty two of Lefort's points have come in Hockey East action to lead all players in league play.
- Senior Kerrin Sperry holds the reigns at that backstop, making 25 appearances this season.
- Sperry holds a 2.36 goals against average and a .924 save percentage en route to capturing a 16-8-1 record this season.
- Entering Saturday, the Terriers hold a 19-10-1 overall record and a 12-5-0 record in Hockey East play, good for second in the standings.
- Last time out, Boston University fell 3-2 in overtime to Harvard in the Beanpot consolation game.
- Lefort and Louise Warren notched goals for the Terriers, while Sperry made 29 saves in the loss.
- In their last five games, the Terriers have gone 3-2-0, with all three wins in league play.
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY...
- Providence and Boston University have met a total of 42 times in the history of the two programs.
- Providence holds the edge in the all-time series with a 26-14-2 overall record.
- The Friars are 10-8-1 at BU and 17-2-1 at Schneider Arena.
- The last time the two faced, Providence edged Boston University, 4-3, on Jan. 17 at Schneider Arena.
- Providence saw three Friars tally multipoint games against the Terriers on the 17th.
- Haley Frade and Cassidy Carels each tallied career highs in the win.
- Frade notched three assists, while Carels tallied four points on two goals and two assists.
- For her performance, Carels nabbed HE Rookie of the Week on Jan. 20.
- Frade leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Terriers with five points on one goal and four assists.
- The five graduating seniors will be honored at the Friars' final home game on Sunday against the Terriers.
- Rebecca Morse, Maggie Pendleton, Nina Riley, Moira Sweeney and Janine Weber will be honored prior to the game on Sunday.
- Morse and Pendleton played crucial roles in the Friars' defensive core over their four-year careers.
- To date, Morse has played 131 career games for the Friars, collecting 60 points on 16 goals and 44 assists.
- Entering Saturday, Pendleton has put on the Friar uniform 136 times throughout her career, collecting 42 points on eight goals and 34 assists.
- Riley has logged 1219:42 minutes of play between the pipes for the Friars.
- In 25 games played, Riley collected a 7-10-3 record with a 3.49 goals against average and a .878 save percentage.
- Weber joined the Friars for the 2013-14 season from the EWHL.
- This season, Weber has played in all 30 games for the Friars, notching 10 points on six goals and four assists.
- Sweeney, the Friars' manager, graduates after spending four years on the Friars' staff.
- Sweeney assists in the day-to-day operations of the program as well as handles social media, organizes stats and provides color commentary for all home games.
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