College Hockey:
Providence Gets Season Started With Win

Friars Beat Concordia (Que.) For First Time Since 1991

— Providence College defeated Concordia University , 5-4, on Saturday, October 6 in an exhibition game at Schneider Arena.

Concordia took a 2-0 lead, scoring two in the first 4:02 of the game. Myriam Boudreau and Dominique Rancour each scored power play goals for the Stingers to give them an early lead.

The Friars bounced back at the 9:24 mark of the first period as freshman Rush Zimmerman scored on a powerplay.

The Friars tied the game at 2-2 at the 9:21 mark of the second period when defenseman Kelli Halcisak’s pass found Jackie Tamsin who beat Concordia goaltender Lori Posluns.

The Friars took a 3-2 lead with seven minutes remaining in the second period as Tamsin tallied her second goal of the game.

The game was tied at 4-4 with 9:24 remaining when Jenn Butsch scored on a wrist shot high over the Concordia goaltender for the game-winner.

Providence oushot Concordia 30-8. Posluns made 24 saves for Concordia while PC’s Amy Quinlan and Amy Thomas combined to make four saves.

The victory over Concordia was PC’s first win over the Stingers since the 1991-92 season.

The Friars open the regular season on Friday, October 12 as they travel to face defending NCAA champion, Minnesota-Duluth in Duluth, Minn.

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