Saturday, November 15, 2014
Junior goaltender Allie Morse turns away 42 shots for Friars
Junior goaltender Allie Morse made 42 saves for the Friars
||Allison Micheletti (2)||Liv Halvorson/2, Victoria Virtue/4
||Brittney Thunstrom (2)|| -
||Hayley Scamurra (3)||Lauren Kelly/2, Taytum Clairmont/3
||Cassidy Carels (2)||Kendra Goodrich/1, Suzie Lundeen/1
||Beth Hanrahan (3)||Courtney Kukowski/1
|Shots on Goal
|Team Stats and Records
|Chloé Desjardins (L, 3-6-3)||43:39||4
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|Allie Morse (W, 1-6-2)||59:54||1
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team earned a 4-1 win over Northeastern on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Schneider Arena. The Friars improve to 1-9-3 overall and 1-2-1 in Hockey East after posting their first win of the season.
After the first 20 minutes of play, the Friars held a 1-0 lead. Senior Allison Micheletti (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) netted a power play goal at 18:35 of the period. Providence controlled the puck in the Huskies' zone for the majority of the power play before sophomore Liv Halvorson (Richfield, Minn.) connected a pass to Micheletti. Micheletti's shot from the face-off circle beat Northeastern goaltender Chloe Desjardins to earn her second goal of the season.
Junior Brittney Thunstrom (Coon Rapids, Minn.) doubled the Friars lead (2-0), with an unassisted goal, just 25-seconds into the second period when she stole the puck behind the Northeastern net and sent a backhand shot by Desjardins. The scoring in the second period was completed at 8:59 when sophomore Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Manitoba) skated in alone on Desjardins. Carels' first shot was saved by Northeastern's netminder, but Carels followed up on the play and scored on her own rebound. Sophomore Kendra Goodrich (Apple Valley, Minn.) and senior Suzie Lundeen (Minneapolis, Minn.) each recorded an assist.Senior Beth Hanrahan (Poolesville, Md.) capped off the scoring in the game at 3:39 of the third period. Hanrahan's goal was assisted by junior Courtney Kukowski (Apple Valley, Minn.) to give the Friars a 4-1 lead.
Junior Allie Morse (Cottage Grove, Minn.) had a strong game in goal for the Friars as she stopped 42 shots, surpassing her previous career high. Desjardins stopped 16 shots for the Huskies. Northeastern outshot the Friars, 43-20.
The Friars and Huskies will play the second half of the home-and-home series tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 16, at Matthews Arena in Boston, Mass. The game is set to start at 2:00p.m.