Women's Hockey Set For Quarterfinal Showdown At BU
The Friars and Terriers will play at Walter Brown Arena on Saturday, March 1 at 3:00 p.m.
Providence hold the edge in all-time games against the Terriers, 26-16-2.
Feb. 27, 2014
Game Notes Quarterfinal Notes
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Seventh-seeded Providence will travel to second-seeded Boston University for a 3:00 p.m. puck drop in the Hockey East quarterfinal game.
The game will take place in Boston, Mass. at Walter Brown Arena on Saturday, March 1.
The Friars and Terriers will be meeting for the third straight year in post-season play.
It marks the program's first meeting against BU in the Hockey East quarterfinal game.
Boston University will be providing live streaming as well as live stats of the game.
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FRIARS IN POST-SEASON PLAY...
Providence has appeared in post-season play 31 straight seasons now.
The Friars hold an all-time record of 40-21 in post-season play.
In Hockey East post-season play, Providence is 13-8 overall and is the only team to have made the semifinals each year since the inauguration of the league.
In six Hockey East Championship game appearances, the Friars have captured three league titles.
Last season the Friars fell 4-0 to Boston University in the Hockey East semifinal match-up.
The Friars are 4-0 in Hockey East quarterfinal games and 11-4 in all-time quarterfinal match-ups.
The Friars fell 2-1 on Feb. 21 and 3-1 on Feb. 22 in back-to-back games at Vermont.
On Friday, Feb. 21, Providence took the first lead of the game but could not break Vermont goaltender Roxanne Douville again to reclaim the lead before the end of regulation.
The Friars outshot the Catamounts, 41-16, in the 2-1 loss, marking the 25th game this season Providence outshot its opponent.
Lexi Slattery tallied her first goal of the season with the lone goal. Later in the game,
Beth Hanrahan earned a penalty shot after being pulled down on a breakaway. Hanrahan made a move to her backhand but could not put in the equalizer for the Friars.
Providence went down 2-0 before finding the back of the net on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Hanrahan snapped a nine-game goalless streak with her fourth power-play goal of the season in the game.
Saturday marked the first game since Feb. 1, the Friars have been outshot by their opponent.
SCOUTING THE TERRIERS...
Boston University is led by Sarah Lefort, who has notched a team and league-best 51 points in 34 regular season games.
Lefort leads the team in goals (29) and assists (22).
Thirty-six 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 29 appearances this season.
Sperry holds a 2.45 goals against average and a .924 save percentage en route to capturing a 18-10-1 record this season.
Entering Saturday, the Terriers hold a 21-12-1 overall record and a 14-7-0 record in Hockey East play, good for second in the standings.
Last time out, Boston University was swept by Boston College in the final two games of the regular season.
In post-season appearances, Boston University is 4-0 in quarterfinal games and 5-1 all-time in the WHEA tournament at Walter Brown Arena.
The Terriers are 10-3 all-time in Hockey East post-season play.
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY...
Providence and Boston University have met a total of 44 times in the history of the two programs.
Providence holds the edge in the all-time series with a 26-16-2 overall record.
The Friars are 10-9-1 at BU and 17-3-1 at Schneider Arena.
The last time the two faced, Providence was swept in a home-and-home series against the Boston University.
The Friars fell 4-2 on Feb. 15 at Agganis Arena and 3-2 on Feb. 16 at Schneider Arena.
Haley Frade had a hand on each of the Friars' four goals throughout the weekend with one goal and three assists.
Sarah Bryant made 20 saves on Feb. 15, while Nina Riley made 21 saves on Feb. 16. In post-season play, Boston University holds the edge with an all-time record of 2-0-0.
Frade leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Terriers with nine points on two goal and seven assists.
The Last Meeting
Boston University 3
February 16, 2014
Women's Hockey Comeback Falls Short Against BU
The Providence College women's ice hockey team registered a 3-2 loss against the Boston University Terriers on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Schneider Arena in the team's last home game of the regular season. Providence drops to 11-21-0 overall and 6-13-0 against Hockey East teams.