PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
- Providence will play No. 6 Boston College on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.
- The match-up will be the third ranked opponent Providence has faced in the 2016-17 season.
- The Friars last saw No. 10 Northeastern, falling, 5-3, on Nov. 30.
Scouting the Friars
- The Friars are led by senior captain Cassidy Carels, who has tallied 20 points in 16 games.
- Christina Putigna and Brooke Boquist follow with 17 points each. Putigna has seven goals and 10 assists, while Boquist has 10 goals and seven assists.
- Madison Myers leads in net with 11 games played and .912 save percentage.
- Nine Friars have reached the double-digits points mark heading into the close of the first half of the season.
Last Time Out
- Providence faced No. 10 Northeastern for the second time in the 2016-17 season and were defeated 5-3.
- Cassidy Carels scored two goals in the game, giving her 12 goals in her 16 games played.
- Freshman defender Avery Fransoo collected two assists in the mid-week game.
Keeping the Mayor’s Cup
- The Friars played Brown in the 22nd annual Mayor’s Cup, winning, 7-3.
- The win marks the first time either team has been able to claim back-to-back victories since Providence did in 2007 & 2008.
- Blair Parent registered her first career hat-trick, the first Friar hat trick since 2013 when Cassidy Carels scored three goals against Maine (Nov. 23, 2013) in her rookie season.
- Cassidy MacPherson tallied four assists in the game, three coming on each of Parent’s goals.
- Danielle Hardy also collected three assists in the game, all three combined with MacPherson.
- Parent, MacPherson, and Hardy all registered career highs in the game.
- Parent tied the all-time Mayor’s Cup single game goals record (3).
- MacPherson tied the all-time single game points record (4) also held by Brooke Boquist and Cassidy Carels. MacPherson’s four assists also takes the all-time single game assists record.
- The Friars are currently seventh in the nation in goals per game (3.39).
- The Huskies are ranked fifth at 3.50 goals per game.
D is for Dangle
- The Friars are 4-0 when Whitney Dove scores.
- Dove leads Hockey East in defensive scoring with 13 points, on four goals and nine assists.
- Kate Friesen follows with 12 points on four goals and eight assists.
- Dove is fifth overall in Hockey East freshmen scoring.
- Cassidy Carels leads the Friars with 20 points on 12 goals and eight assists.
- In her last six games played, Carels has registered six goals and two assists. She has also collected three multi-point games over that span.
- The co-captain is averaging 1.25 points-per-game.
- She has registered one game-winning-goal and six power play points (3 assists, 3 goals).
Scouting the Eagles
- The No. 6 Eagles travel to Providence with a 10-3-3 over record and a 9-2-1 mark in Hockey East play.
- Boston College boasts a 92.3% success rate on the penalty kill and hold a 25.6% conversion rate on the power play.
- The Eagles are 5-3-2 on the road and 4-2-1 in road Hockey East games.
Who to Watch
- Freshman Caitrin Lonregan leads the Eagles in scoring (9-12-21) and has tallied four power play goals.
- Makenna Newkirk follows with 16 points on five goals and 11 assists.
- Katie Burt has played 14 games and holds an 8-3-3 record, with a .915 save percentage and 1.95 goals against average.
All-Time Series with the Eagles
- The Friars lead the Eagles 50-30-3 all-time.
- The game on Dec. 2 will serve as the first meeting for the two teams in the 2016-17 season.
- Cassidy Carels is the Friar leader against Boston College, with six points on four goals and two assists. Carels has also recorded three power play goals against the Eagles.
- Brooke Boquist has two career assists against Boston College.
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