Providence College Suffers 2-0 Loss To Mercyhurst

Junior goaltender Allie Morse turned away 18 shots for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 0:29  MRC1-0 PP GW Paige Horton (1)Emily Janiga/3
2nd 19:59  MRC2-0 EV J'nai Mahadeo (1)Hannah Bale/1, Jenna Dingeldein/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Providence  0000
Mercyhurst  0202
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Providence  841022
Mercyhurst  513220
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Providence (0-2-0)  0/6 5/10 0
Mercyhurst (2-0-0)  1/5 6/12 0
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Allie Morse (L, 0-2-0)57:282 511218
Empty Net2:320     
Mercyhurst Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Amanda Makela (W, 2-0-0)59:580 841022
Empty Net0:020     

ERIE, Pa. - The Providence College women's hockey team was defeated by #9/9 Mercyhurst, 2-0, on Saturday, Oct. 4. Two second period goals sealed the win for the Lakers as they picked up their second straight victory. Providence now falls to 0-2-0 on the season while Mercyhurst improves to 2-0-0.

Mercyhurst scored 29 seconds into the second period, on a power play, when Paige Horton's shot deflected off of junior goalie Allie Morse (Cottage Grove, Minn.) to cross the line. Emily Janiga collected the assist on the goal. Providence had a chance to even the game seven minutes into the second period when sophomore Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Manitoba) was in front of the net but her shot went wide. The Lakers added to their lead in the final second of the second period (19:59) when J'nai Mahadeo scored after a lengthy battle in the boards. Hannah Bale and Jenna Dingeldein combined for the assist.

Late in the third period, the Friars pulled Morse (17:28) but we unable to generate a goal.

The first period ended scoreless with Providence carrying an eight-to-five advantage in shots. Both teams were 0-for-2 in the power play.

Amanda Makela made 22 saves in net for Mercyhurst, for her second consecutive shutout. Morse stopped 18 shots for the Friars.

Overall, Providence had a slight edge in shots, 22-20, which included a 10-2 advantage in the third.

Up next, the Friars return home to host Clarkson, the defending national champion, at Schneider Arena, on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12. Saturday is set for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop while Sunday's game will start at 3:00 p.m.