PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Providence used shorthanded goals from Rush Zimmerman and Danielle Culgin to forge a 2-2 tie with St. Lawrence Saturday afternoon.
St. Lawrence came into the game ranked seventh in the USCHO.com Division I poll, while Providence was eighth.
Trisha Powers gave St. Lawrence a 1-0 lead with 50 seconds left in the first period, making the most on the assist from junior Gina Kingsbury. The Saints doubled their lead in the second when Rebecca Russell scored on assists from Emilie Berlinguette and Tracy Muzerall with 1:01 left in the second period.
Providence finally scored at 8:41 of the third period. Zimmerman scored her first goal of the season on a shot from in front of the crease. Jenn Butsch and Kelli Halcisak picked up assists. Just over a minute later, the Friars tied the score when Danielle Culgin slid the puck under St. Lawrence keeper Rachel Barrie following a scrum in front of the net.