Women's Hockey To Play Away At Union And Home Against UConn

Senior Haley Frade leads the Friars with five points
Nov. 5, 2014

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AWAY AND HOME MATCH-UPS
  • The Friars will travel to Union for a non-conference road match-up on Friday, Nov. 7 at 3:00 p.m. in Schenectady, N.Y.
  • Providence will return home on Sunday, Nov. 9 for a 2:00 p.m. game against Hockey East opponent Connecticut. 
  • The UConn series will mark the second Hockey East series for the Friars, as they most recently faced No. 2/3 Boston College on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1, losing both games.

ALL-TIME RECORD
  • Providence holds a 4-1-0 all-time record against Union and a 38-12-4 advantage over Connecticut.

LAST SEASON AGAINST UNION
  • The Friars split last seasons series against the Dutchwomen.
  • Providence lost the first game (Oct. 4), 5-2. Sophomore Cassidy Carels scored her first collegiate goal in the contest. 
  • In the second game of the series (Oct. 5), the Friars won 6-2. Seniors Victoria Virtue and Beth Hanrahan scored in the game, along with Carels, who had a two-goal performance.

LAST SEASON AGAINST CONNECTICUT
  • The Huskies held the advantage in last year's series with a 2-1-0 record.
  • Providence's lone win the in series came on Jan. 26 when junior Lexi Romanchuk netted the game-winner (1-0).

SCOUTING THE DUTCHWOMEN
  • Union enters Friday's game with a 1-8-1 overall record and a 0-2-0 mark in the ECAC.
  • The Dutchwomen's one win on the season came against UConn on Oct. 11 (1-0)
  • Jessica Kaminsky leads Union in points (5) and assists (4). 
  • Kathryn Tomaselli has a team-best two goals on the season. 
  • Shenae Lundberg has made all 10 appearances in net for Union, recording a 2.80 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage. 

SCOUTING THE HUSKIES
  • UConn enters the contest with a 2-5-4 overall record and a 0-1-1 record in the Hockey East.
  • Two of UConn's wins are against Union (Oct. 10, 4-2) and Colgate (Oct. 18, 2-1).
  • Sarah MacDonnell leads the team with seven points. She is tied with Emily Snodgrass with a team-best four goals. 
  • Caitlin Hewes has a team-high four assists. 

LAST TIME OUT FOR THE FRIARS
  • Providence went 0-2-0 last weekend in a home-and-home series against No. 2/3 Boston College (Oct. 31- Nov. 1).
  • The Friars fell 8-0 in the team's first game of the series on Friday, Oct. 31 at Kelley Rink.
  • On Saturday, Nov. 1, Providence lost 4-1.
  • Senior Allison Michelleti scored her first goal of the season while Brittney Thunstrom tallied her first assist of the year.

BOQUIST NAMED HOCKEY EAST TOP PERFORMER
  • Freshman Brooke Boquist was named a Hockey East Top Performer on Monday, Oct. 20.
  • Boquist earned the honor after scoring her first collegiate points on two assists to help PC tie Syracuse, 3-3.

IT'S BEEN AWHILE
  • Providence recorded its first tie on Oct. 18, 2014 at Syracuse (3-3) since Feb. 17, 2013 when Providence tied New Hampshire 3-3.
  • The Friars did not have a tie the entire 2013-14 season.

RANKED OPPONENTS
  • To start the season, the Friars faced two-straight ranked opponents, No. 9/9 Mercyhurst (10/3-10/4) and No. 8/9 Clarkson (10/11-10/12). 
  • Last weekend (10/31-11/1) the Friars fell 8-0 and 4-1 to No. 2/3 Boston College.
  • In 2013-14, the Friars went 2-6-0 against ranked teams, defeating Mercyhurst and Boston University. 

CONSECUTIVE GAMES PLAYED STREAK
  • Senior forwards Beth Hanrahan and Haley Frade have played in every game of their careers (118). The streak began in 2011-12.
  • Hanrahan has tallied 54 points on 34 goals and 20 assists for her career while Frade has put together 73 points on 26 goals and 47 assists. 

 

 

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