Graduate goalie Sandra Abstreiter made 28 saves for the Friars
Providence, Maine Skate to 4-4 Draw; Providence Earns Extra Point in Shootout
Graduate goalie Sandra Abstreiter made 28 saves for the Friars

Box Score

AUBURN, Maine - The No.13 Providence College women's hockey team skated to a 4-4 tie with the University of Maine, on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn, Maine. The Friars went on to win the shootout, 2-1, for the extra Hockey East point.

Providence - 4 | Maine - 4

Providence - 18-8-4 (13-6-4 HEAW) | Maine - 13-14-2 (10-10-2 HEAW)

Norway Savings Bank Arena | Auburn, Maine


- The Black Bears struck first 4:31 into the first period when Alyssa Wruble scored. Rachel Enzler and Mira Seregely assisted the play.

- Lindsay Bochna (Toronto, Maine) scored the Friars' first goal at the 16:24 mark of the first period. Isabelle Hardy (Oakville, Ontario) was credited with the assist.

- Maine's Lilli Welcke scored at 16:57 with Luisa Welcke and Kennedy Little assisting.

- The Black Bears carried a 2-1 lead into the first intermission.

- Elise Morphy scored 7:09 into the second period to give Maine a 3-1 lead.

- Maddy Coene (Clayton, N.Y.) netted an unassisted goal in the last second of the period to bring the Friars within one of the Black Bears, 3-2.

- Lauren DeBlois (Lewiston, Maine) tied it up 4:45 into the final period with help from Caroline Peterson (East Falmouth, Mass.) and Reichen Kirchmair (Oakville, Ontario).

- Sara Hjalmarsson (Bankeryd, Sweden) gave the Friars their first lead of the night, 4-3, with a goal at the 8:29 mark. Coene and Lily Hendrikson (Edina, Minn.) each earned an assist on the goal.

- Maine returned at the 13:24 mark with a power play goal by Lilli Welcke to send the game into overtime.

- Both teams skated through overtime scoreless.

- The Friars won the shootout, 2-1, securing the extra Hockey East point.

- Sandra Abstreiter (Freising, Germany) finished the night with 28 saves.


Shots: 32
Face-offs: 25/31
Power plays: 0/2
Penalty Kill: 3/4

Maine -
Shots: 32
Face-offs: 31/25
Power plays: 1/4
Penalty Kill: 2/2


Shots: DeBlois, Kirchmair (5)
Goals: Bochna, Coene, DeBlois, Hjalmarsson (1)
Assists: Hardy, Peterson, Kirchmair, Coene, Hendrikson (1)
Points: Coene (2)


The Friars will travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Friday, Feb. 3 to face off against the Boston College Eagles at 6:00 p.m.