PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's hockey team fell to the St. Lawrence Saints, 5-2, on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Schneider Arena. The Friars fall to 1-1-0 to open the 2022-23 season.
Providence - 2 | St. Lawrence - 5
Schneider Arena | Providence, R.I.
GAME FLOW & NOTES
-Friars struck first 12:29 into the first period with Isabelle Hardy (Oakville, Ontario) scoring, assisted by Mégane Quirion (Saint-Eustache, Quebec) and Lauren DeBlois (Lewiston, Maine).
-At the 15:16 mark, the Friars were sent to the penalty kill. The Saints' Kristina Bahl converted during the power play, tying up the score at 1-1 to end the first period.
-The Saints took a 2-1 lead during a power play after Claire Tyo (Massena, N.Y.) was penalized for slashing 6:03 minutes into the second period.
-St. Lawrence improved its lead to 3-1 with a goal from Taylor Lum at 8:27 of the second period.
-Caroline Peterson (East Falmouth, Mass) answered with a goal moments later assisted by Ida Press (Uppsala, Sweden) and Rachel Weiss (Calgary, Alberta), bringing the Friars within one.
-St. Lawrence notched its fourth goal of the game 8:17 into the third period from Kiley Mastel with help from Taylor Lum and Julia Gosling.
-After pulling Sandra Abstreiter (Freising, Germany) from the net for an extra attacker, St. Lawrence scored on an empty-netter with 0.2 remaining, closing the game out at 5-2.
-Sandra Abstreiter recorded 25 saves for the Friars.
Power plays: 0/2
Penalty Kill: 1/3
St. Lawrence -
Power plays: 2/3
Penalty Kill: 2/2
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Hjalmarsson (5)
Goals: Hardy, Peterson (1)
Assists: DeBlois, Quirion, Press, Weiss (1)
Points: DeBlois, Quirion, Press, Weiss, Hardy, Peterson (1)
The Friars play Union College on Friday, Oct. 7 at Schneider Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 2:00 PM.