|1st||1:13||PRV||1-0||EV||Meaghan Rickard (4)||Blair Parent/6, Avery Fransoo/10|
|1st||12:14||PRV||2-0||PP||Avery Fransoo (1)||Meaghan Rickard/9, Maureen Murphy/3|
|1st||14:34||PRV||3-0||PP||Blair Parent (7)||Brooke Boquist/6, Chloe Gonsalves/5|
|2nd||11:04||BU||1-3||PP||Victoria Bach (22)||Rebecca Leslie/19, Abby Cook/15|
|2nd||17:29||BU||2-3||SH||Victoria Bach (23)||Rebecca Leslie/20|
|3rd||10:11||PRV||4-2||SH||Meaghan Rickard (5)||Brooke Boquist/7|
|3rd||11:16||BU||3-4||EV||Nara Elia (4)||Victoria Bach/17, Rebecca Leslie/21|
|3rd||13:10||PRV||5-3||EV||Blair Parent (8)||Cassidy MacPherson/14|
|3rd||15:14||PRV||6-3||EV GW||Maureen Murphy (13)||-|
|3rd||18:26||BU||4-6||PP EA||Mary Grace Kelley (4)||Abby Cook/16, Jesse Compher/10|
|3rd||18:58||BU||5-6||PP EA||Abbey Stanley (3)||Nara Elia/5, Jesse Compher/11|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Boston University (7-9-3)||3/6||5/10||1|
|Boston University Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Erin O'Neil (L, 0-7-1)||36:45||3||0||10||7||17|
|Madison Myers (W, 10-4-4)||59:49||5||5||6||8||19|
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The No. 8/10 Providence College women's hockey team held off a late Boston University rally to capture a 6-5 win at Schneider Arena on Saturday afternoon.
No. 8/10 Providence - 6 | Boston University - 5
Providence: 11-5-4 (8-1-2 HE) | Boston University: 7-9-3 (3-7-3 WHEA)
Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- The Friars came out of the gate strong in the opening 20 minutes, out-shooting the Terriers by a 14-5 margin.
- Meaghan Rickard got things started just 1:13 in with her fourth goal of the season on a quick shot from the goal line that snuck through the pads of Schroeder.
- Avery Fransoo and Blair Parent combined for goals just 2:20 apart to put PC up 3-0 after 20 minutes of play.
- Victoria Bach countered for the Terriers with a pair of goals in the second period to make it a 3-2 Friars lead through 40 minutes.
- Rickard notched her second of the night in the third to put the Friars up 4-2, but BU's Nara Elia brought the visitors back within one just 1:05 later.
- Parent and Maureen Murphy cashed in with goals to give Providence a three-goal cushion with just under five minutes to play.
- The Terriers scored twice on the power play with a 6-on-4 advantage in the final minutes to cut the deficit to 6-5, but Madison Myers held strong in the final moments to secure the win for Providence.
- The Friars' streak of 27-consecutive penalty kills was snapped this afternoon on Victoria Bach's goal for BU in the second period.
HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (Providence) - 1:13/1st - EV - Meaghan Rickard (Parent, Fransoo) - Shot from a bad angle that broke through the pads of Schroeder.
2-0 (Providence) - 12:14/1st - PP - Avery Fransoo (Rickard, Murphy) - Wrist shot from the point through traffic.
3-0 (Providence) - 14:34/1st - PP - Blair Parent (Boquist, Gonsalves) - Rebound off a Boquist shot.
3-1 (BU) - 11:04/2nd - PP - Victoria Bach (Leslie, Cook) - Backhand shot from the slot.
3-2 (BU) - 17:29/2nd - SH - Victoria Bach (Leslie) - Forehand deke on a 2-on-1.
4-2 (Providence) - 10:11/3rd - SH - Meaghan Rickard (Boquist) - Wrist shot from the top of the circles.
4-3 (BU) - 11:16/3rd - EV - Nara Elia (Bach, Leslie) - One-timer at the top of the crease.
5-3 (Providence) - 13:10 - EV - Blair Parent (MacPherson) - Wrist shot while streaking down the off-wing.
6-3 (Providence) - 15:14 - EV - Maureen Murphy - Wrist shot from the right circle under the glove of O'Neil.
6-4 (BU) - 18:26/3rd - PP EX - Kristina Schuler (Cook, Compher) - Tip-in at the top of the crease
6-5 (BU) - 18:58/3rd - PP EX - Abbey Stanley (Elia) - Putback of a loose puck in the crease.
Providence: Madison Myers, 10-4-4: 19 saves, 5 goals against.
Boston University: Corinne Schroeder, 7-2-2; 11 saves, 3 goals against | Erin O'Neil, 17 saves 3 goal against.
Face-off percentage: 40.0% (30/55)
Power plays: 2-4 (55%)
Penalty kill: 3-6 (50%)
Face-off percentage: 45.0% (55/505)
Power plays: 3-6 (50%)
Penalty kill: 2-4 (50%)
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Maureen Murphy (9)
Goals: Meaghan Rickard and Blair Parent (2)
Assists: Brooke Boquist (2)
Points: Blair Parent and Meaghan Rickard (3)
The Friars return to action following the break on Jan. 2. Providence takes on Brown in a fight for the Mayor's Cup at 2:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.