Women's Hockey To Play Princeton

Oct. 21, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

Game Notes vs. Princeton Get Acrobat Reader


FOR STARTERS...

The Last Meeting
Princeton0
Providence4
October 23, 2010
Providence, R.I.
Women's Ice Hockey Shuts Out Princeton, 4-0
The Providence College women's ice hockey team received a goal and an assist from junior Ashley Cottrell (Sterling Heights, Mich.) and 35 saves from junior goalie Genevieve Lacasse en route to a 4-0 victory over visiting Princeton.

  • Providence will host ECAC opponent Princeton University at Schneider Arena for a two-game non-conference series.
  • The Friars and the Tigers will play on Oct. 22 and 23, with both games starting at 2:00 p.m.
  • The Tigers will open their season with the series.


Scouting the Friars...

  • The Friars open the non-conference series against Princeton after defeating Union, 4-2, on Oct. 18.
  • The Friars have won each their last three games, marking the team’s first three-game win streak since 2013. During that streak, the program defeated Maine (Nov. 23 & 24, 2013) and Brown (Nov. 30, 2013).
  • In the Friars’ last outing, Christina Putigna led the team with three points on one goal and two assists.
  • Putigna has now registered five points in the past three games.
  • Cassidy Carels extended her point streak to six games after scoring the game-winning tally on the power play vs. Union.
  • Whitney Dove registered two assists for the second time in three games.
  • Madison Sansone and Brooke Boquist also tallied goals for the Friars.
  • Alanna Serviss posted her first start of the 2016-17 season, making 18 saves.
  • Rachel Rockwell registered an assist, giving her five points in the last two games.
  • The Friars’ freshmen account for 32 percent of the team’s points (17/52 points).
  • Providence’s defensive core has combined for 18 of the team’s 52 points (34%). 

SCOUTING THE TIGERS...

  • The Tigers open their season at Schneider Arena with the two-game series.
  • Princeton opens the season receiving votes in the USCHO Coaches Poll.
  • The Tigers finished the 2015-16 season with a 22-9-2 overall record and were defeated by eventual National Champion, University of Minnesota in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • The Tigers return their top two point scorers, Karlie Lund (17-22-39) and Kelsey Koelzer (17-16-33).
  • Alysia DaSilva returns in net for Princeton, playing in six games last season with a .954 save percentage and 0.94 goals against average.
  • Princeton ended the 2015-16 season with a 14.2% success rate on the power play (19/134) and 90.4% penalty kill rate (104/115).

All Time series history...

  • Providence holds the lead in the all-time series, 46-8-4.
  • The Friars and Tigers have not faced since 2010, when Providence shut out Princeton, 4-0.
  • Providence defeated the Tigers through the team’s first 34 meetings.

 

 

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