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UConn Faces Off against Providence

Sophomore Kayla Mee has scored a goal in the last three consecutive games and has tallied a point in the last seven-straight.
Jan. 13, 2017

Game Info

Providence vs. UConn

UConn at Providence

Date & Time

Saturday, Jan. 14 | 2 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 15 | 2 p.m.

Venue

Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum

Schneider Arena

Location

Storrs, Conn.

Providence, R.I.

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STORRS, Conn. – Following an exciting comeback win against Boston University Tuesday, the UConn women’s ice hockey team will meet Providence for the first time this season in a home-and-home series beginning on Saturday, Jan. 14 in Storrs. Puck-drop is scheduled for 2 p.m.

The Huskies (11-8-3, 6-5-1 WHEA) defeated BU for the second time this season and the 10th time in program history on Tuesday. UConn trailed BU 1-0 after the first period, but two goal in the third period put the Huskies on top 2-1 in the end.

Sophomore Kayla Mee (Stonewall, Manitoba) scored a goal for a third-straight game to tie the game up 1-1 seven minutes into third period. Mee has tallied a point in the last seven consecutive contests. Freshman Catherine Crawley (Washingtonville, N.Y.) netted the game-winning goal 12:54 into the third to seal it 2-1 in favor of the Huskies.

UCONN LEADERS
1. Leah Lum – 19 points (11g, 8a)
2. Theresa Knutson – 17 points (8g, 9a)
    Briana Colangelo – 17 points (6g, 11a)

This is the first meeting between UConn and Providence this season. The Huskies went 2-0-1 against the Friars in the 2015-16 season, claiming both victories at home and earning a 1-1 tie on the road.

SCOUTING THE FRIARS
Record: 10-11-1WHEA
The Series: 30-15-6, Providence leads
Last Time Out: Feb. 7, 2016 | Storrs, Conn.| UConn wins 3-1   

Providence is off to a 1-1 start to 2017 after splitting a two-game series with Cornell. The Friars shut out the Big Red 2-0 on Jan. 6 in Ithaca, N.Y. with goals from Kathleen McHugh and Brooke Boquist. 

Despite holding Cornell scoreless in game-one, Providence was defeated 5-1 on day two against Cornell. The Friars actually trailed the Big Red 5-0 in the third until Avery Fransoo put PC on the board with less than five minutes to play. Boquist on the assist. 

PROVIDENCE LEADERS
1. Cassidy Carels – 22 points (13g, 9a)
2. Brooke Boquist – 21 points (12g, 9a)
3. Christina Putigna – 18 points (7g, 11a) 

UP NEXT…

The Huskies are back in action against the Husky foes of Northeastern for a home-and-home series set to begin Friday, Jan. 20 at the Freitas Ice Forum.


 

 

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