Women's Hockey Defeats Providence, 3-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The No. 2 ranked University of New Hampshire Wildcats defeated the Providence College Friars, 3-1, in ECAC women's hockey action on Saturday, November 27 at PC's Schneider Arena.

Freshman forward Annie Fahlenbock put the Wildcats on the scoreboard when she one-timed a shot from two feet in front of the net at 5:41. The Friars evened the game when sophomore Kim Mathias scored on a breakaway at the 16:13 mark of the first period. The Wildcats regained the lead with one second remaining in the first period on a goal by Carisa Zaban.

Samantha Holmes gave UNH a two-goal cushion, 3-1, with the only goal of the second period at the 15:39 mark.

New Hampshire goaltender Jennifer Huggon registered 22 saves in the win. Friar netminder Sara DeCosta made 23 stops.

With the win, New Hampshire raised its record to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in ECAC play, while Providence falls to 5-4 overall and 4-3 in league action.


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