FINDLAY, Ohio — Behind the offense of junior forward Jessica Tabb, the Providence College Friars defeated Findlay University, 5-2, in action on Sunday at Findlay.
Tabb tallied two goals and one assist in the Friar victory, including the game-winner.
Freshman Meredith Roth gave Providence a 1-0 lead at 6:28 when she scored on a pass from freshman forward Gayle Shalloo.
Providence took a 3-0 lead into the first intermission as Tabb scored her first goal of the game at 11:08 and added what proved to be the game-winner at 19:56.
Findlay got on the board early in the second period. The Oilers narrowed Providence’s lead to 3-1 when junior forward Monell Schroeder converted on a power-play attempt at 1:20.
Providence responded to Findlay’s goal less than one minute later. Junior forward Kim Mathias scored on a pass from Tabb at 2:12 of the second period to give PC the 4-1 advantage.
Providence added another insurance goal at 6:25 of the third period when sophomore forward Danielle Culgin connected on a pass from Beth Wolf, before Findlay finished the scoring with a goal with under eight minutes remaining.
In goal, Friar junior netminder Brigid Keady stopped 23 shots while sophomore Erin Blair recorded 30 saves in the loss for Findlay.