Senior defenseman Lauren DeBlois assisted on the game-winning goal
Providence College Downs St. Lawrence In Overtime, 3-2
Freshman forward Reichen Kirchmair scored at 3:27 of overtime for the Friars

Box Score - Highlights

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's hockey team defeated the St. Lawrence Saints, 3-2, in overtime on Friday, Sept. 23 at Schneider Arena. Reichen Kirchmair (Oakville, Ontario) scored the game-winner with her first career goal for the Friars.


Providence - 3 | St. Lawrence - 2 - OT


Schneider Arena | Providence, R.I.


St. Lawrence grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first, with a goal from Abby Hustler assisted by Julia Gosling at 17:37.

Caroline Peterson (East Falmouth, Mass.) kicked off period two with the Friars' first goal at 1:19, assisted by Reichen Kirchmair and Rachel Weiss (Calgary, Alberta).

Providence then took the lead after Sara Hjalmarsson (Bankyerd, Sweden) scored at 12:55 with Noemi Neubauerova (Prague, Czech Republic) and Claire Tyo (Massena, N.Y.) assisting on the play.

St. Lawrence answered with the tying goal at 15:48 of the third period on a goal from Taylor Lum. Regulation ended with the teams tied at 2-2.

At the 3:27 mark of overtime, Kirchmair scored the game-winning goal on a rebound from a Lauren DeBlois (Lewiston, Maine) shot.

Sandra Abstreiter (Freising, Germany) finished the game with 31 saves during her 63:27 minutes in the net.


Providence -
Shots: 31
Face-offs: 29/27
Power plays: 0/0
Penalty Kill: 0/0

St. Lawrence -
Shots: 33
Face-offs: 27/29
Power plays: 0/0
Penalty Kill: 0/0


Shots: Hjalmarsson (5)
Goals: Kirchmair, Hjalmarsson, Peterson (1)
Assists: DeBlois, Kirchmair, Neubauerova, Tyo, Weiss (1)
Points: Kirchmair (2)


The Friars play the St. Lawrence Saints again on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 24). Puck drops at 3 p.m. at Schneider Arena.