- The Friars will begin the 2014-15 regular season with a road series against the Mercyhurst Lakers on Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4. Friday's game will start at 7:00 p.m. while Saturday's game will begin at 5:00 p.m.
- Providence is 4-12-0 all-time vs. Mercyhurst.
- The Lakers are coming off of a 2013-14 campaign in which they reached the Frozen Four, losing to the eventual NCAA Champion, Clarkson, 5-1.
- Mercyhurst finished the season 24-9-4 and captured its 13th straight College Hockey America title.
- The Lakers currently rank ninth in both the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine and the USCHO.com Polls.
- Mercyhurst returns CHA Player of the Year Christine Bestland, CHA Best Defenseman of the Year Molly Byrne and CHA Best Defensive Forward Shelby Bram.
- Head Coach Michael Sisti earned CHA Coach of the Year honors last season. Sisti has led the Lakers to 10-straight NCAA appearances, an NCAA record.
- On Saturday, Sept. 27 the Lakers
- faced the Pursuit of Excellence in an exhibition game, winning 7-0.
- Jenna Dingeldein netted a hat trick for Mercyhurst.
- The Friars squared off against the Montreal Stars of the CWHL in an exhibition game on Saturday, Sept. 27, with Montreal winning, 4-1, at Schneider Arena.
- The Montreal roster included 2014 Olympians from Team Canada (Caroline Ouellette) and Team USA (Julie Chu).
- Senior Haley Frade scored the lone goal for the Friars. She was assisted by sophomore Cassidy Carels.
- Juniors Sarah Bryant and Allie Morse split time between the pipes. Bryant registered 13 saves while Morse tallied 10.
- Freshmen Blair Parent (Blaine, Maine), Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay, Ontario) and Madison Sansone (Lockport, N.Y.) saw their first action in a Friar uniform along with sophomore Lauren Klein (Shoreview, Minn.).
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