|1st||1:34||PRV||1-0||EV||Meaghan Rickard||Blair Parent|
|2nd||9:56||PRV||2-0||EV||Maureen Murphy||Whitney Dove|
|2nd||14:18||LAU||1-2||EV||Regan Toltesi||Myla McCormick, Natalie Lamarche|
|2nd||18:32||PRV||3-1||EV GW||Blair Parent||Meaghan Rickard, Cassidy MacPherson|
|3rd||10:22||LAU||2-3||EV||Morgan McCann||Marie-Pier Pélissou|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Karen Collins (L)||59:22||3||15||14||10||39|
|Madison Myers (W)||60:00||2||4||3||3||10|
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team defeated Laurentian University, 3-2, in Saturday afternoon's exhibition game at Schneider Arena.
Providence - 3 | Laurentian - 2
VENUE Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Sophomore Meaghan Rickard (Coventry, R.I.) scored for the Friars on the first shot of the game. She slipped the shot through the five-hole of goaltender Karen Collins. Blair Parent (Blaine, Minn.) picked up the assist on the play.
- Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) extended the lead to two mid-way through the second period. The freshman corralled the puck near center ice, skated in and put a shot over Collins' glove that went bar-down. Whitney Dove (Port Moody, British Columbia) earned the assist.
- Less than five minutes later, Laurentian got on the board. Sophomore defender Regan Toltesi picked up the loose puck in front of goal and put it away.
- In the closing minutes of the second period, Parent recorded a goal of her own. Rickard played a cross-ice pass onto the stick of Parent who shifted to her backhand and scored right in front of goal. Cassidy MacPherson was awarded the secondary assist.
- Morgan McCann pulled the Voyageurs back within a goal mid-way through the third period. Her shot from the right circle went over the shoulder of Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) with 9:38 remaining in the game.
- The Friars outshot the Voyageurs 42-12 in the game.
HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (Providence) - 1:34/1st - EV - Meaghan Rickard, assisted by Blair Parent - Partial breakaway
2-0 (Providence) - 9:56/2nd - EV - Maureen Murphy, assisted by Whitney Dove - Shot from the right circle over Collins' glove
2-1 (Laurentian) - 14:18/2nd - EV - Regan Toltesi, assisted by Myla McCormick and Natalie Lamarche - Finished loose puck off rebound
3-1 (Providence - 18:32/2nd - EV - Blair Parent, assisted by Meaghan Rickard and Cassidy MacPherson - Cross-ice pass by Rickard to Parent alone in front of goal, back-hand finish
3-2 (Laurentian) - 10:22/3rd - EV - Morgan McCann, assisted by Marie-Pierre Pelissou - High shot from the right circle
Providence: Madison Myers: 10 saves, 2 goals against Laurentian: Karen Collins: 39 saves, 3 goals against
Face-off percentage: 64.5% (40/62)
Power plays: 0-4
Penalty kill: 100% (3-3)
Face-off percentage: 35.5% (22/62)
Power plays: 0-3
Penalty kill: 100% (4-4)
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Brooke Boquist (6) Points: Meaghan Rickard (2) and Blair Parent (2)
The Friars open up regular season play on Friday at Union College. Puck drop is set for 6:00 p.m. in Schenectady, N.Y.