Vermont Skates Past Providence To Even Series, 5-1
Sophomore forward Alyssa Gorecki registers three assists for Catamounts

Sophomore forward Alyssa Gorecki had three assists for the Catamounts
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 4:44  VER1-0 PS Ève-Audrey Picard (14) -
2nd 11:51  VER2-0 EV GW Taylor Willard (3)Alyssa Gorecki/11, Victoria Andreakos/8
3rd 13:00  PRV1-2 PP Kate Friesen (10)Avery Fransoo/16, Cassidy Carels/17
3rd 14:30  VER3-1 EV Bridget Baker (12)Kourtney Menches/3
3rd 19:15  VER4-1 EV EN Saana Valkama (6) -
3rd 19:50  VER5-1 PP Cassidy Campeau (7)Alyssa Gorecki/12
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Vermont  0235
Providence  0011
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Vermont  1171735
Providence  7111331
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Vermont (14-13-9)  1/5 2/4 0
Providence (17-16-3)  1/2 6/12 0
Vermont Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Madison Litchfield (W, 9-6-6)60:001 7111230
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Madison Myers (L, 11-12-3)58:184 1151430
Empty Net1:421     

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team was defeated, 5-1, by the Vermont Catamounts in the second game of the Hockey East Quarterfinals. The Friars move to 17-16-3 and Vermont improves to 14-13-9.

Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) made 11 saves in the first period, while Vermont's Madison Litchfield made seven to keep both teams scoreless through the first period for the second consecutive game.

Vermont took a 2-0 lead in the second period. On a penalty shot, Eve-Audrey Picard scored at 4:44. Then Taylor Willard added to the lead at 11:51.

Providence battled back in the third period with a power play goal at 13:00. Kate Friesen (Altona, Manitoba) took a slap shot from the point that it the far post and in, to cut the Vermont lead. Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Manitoa) moved the puck to Avery Fransoo (North Battleford, Saskatechwan), who made a few moves on the point to create space and fed Friesen.

Vermont scored one minute and 30 seconds later from Bridget Baker.

The Friars sustained offensive pressure, with a 6-on-5 situation but were unable to net a second goal. Vermont scored an empty netter at 19:15 from Saana Valkama and then added a final power play goal with 10 seconds remaining in the game.

The Friars and Catamounts will finish the series tomorrow, Feb. 26 at 2:00 p.m.