Nov. 6, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's ice hockey team will travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to take on the Boston College Eagles. The game will take place at Conte Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Last weekend the Friars swept conference foe Maine in a back-to-back series. The Friars defeated Maine 4-3 on Friday, Nov. 2 and 5-1 on Saturday, Nov. 3. The Friars had 11 different players notch points on nine goals. The Friars scored the first goal in both games. Freshman Lexi Slattery (Lino Lakes, Minn.) notched her first collegiate goal during Friday's match-up and was named Rookie of the Week for her play over the weekend. Sophomore Haley Frade (Marion, Mass.) tallied a four point weekend, including three power-play goals.
The Eagles enter the weekend with a 3-3-1 overall record and a 2-2-1 Hockey East record. Boston College has outscored its opponents 27-21 in its seven games and outshot its opponents 239-176. Leading the team in scoring is sophomore Alex Carpenter with 13 points on six goals and seven assists. Carpenter is followed by senior Blake Bolden (2g-7a-9pts) and freshman Haley Skarupa (3g-5a-8pts). Boston College currently has had 16 players notch points on the season.
Providence goes into Wednesday night's match-up with a 50-16-3 overall record against the Eagles. The last time the two teams faced off was in Febuary of last season, when the Friars broke their five game losing streak to the Eagles with a 6-2 win on the road. Prior to that win, the Friars had lost the first two meetings during the 2011-12 season. Both games were close, with Boston College edging Providence, 3-1 and 3-2.
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