Commissioners Club
Junior forward Deziray De Sousa had a goal and two assists for the Terriers
Boston University Upends Providence College, 5-3
Junior forward Deziray De Sousa had a goal and two assists for the Terriers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The No. 8 Providence College women's hockey team fell to the Boston University Terriers, 5-3, on Friday, Jan. 11 at Schneider Arena.


Providence - 3 | Boston University - 5


Providence: 16-5-0 (10-4-0 HE) | Boston University: 10-6-5 (7-5-4 HE)


Schneider Arena | Providence, R.I.


- Sammy Davis scored twice in the span of a minute to give the Terriers a 2-0 lead a little over halfway through the first. Jesse Compher earned the primary assist on both goals and Breanna Scarpaci picked up a secondary assist on the second tally.

- Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) scored with 1:04 remaining in the period to cut into BU's lead. Murphy tucked away her own rebound for her 20th goal of the season.

- She became the first player in the nation to reach 20 goals this season.

- Sara Hjalmarsson (Bankeryd, Sweden) tied the game just 1:14 into the second period. She picked up the puck at the top of the zone, passed to Meaghan Rickard (Coventry, R.I.), got a return pass and buried it from the weak side.

- Hjalmarsson's goal was her seventh of the season. Rickard's assist was her ninth.

- Providence received a penalty for too many men on the ice at the 8:27 mark of the second period. Just after that penalty expired, Emma Wuthrich scored for the Terriers. Her shot from the point snuck through traffic and passed a screened Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.).

- Abbey Stanley and Deziray De Sousa assisted Wuthrich's goal, which was her second of the season.

- Hayley Lunny (Bedford, N.Y.) tied the game for Providence at the 9:54 mark of the third. Avery Fransoo (North Battleford, Saskatchewan) and Annelise Rice (Excelsior, Minn.) earned assists on the goal, which was scored off a rebound in front.

- BU regained the lead once again with less than seven minutes to play. Nara Elia got a pass at the top of the crease and put it past Myers for her sixth goal of the year.

- The Terriers tacked on an empty-net goal with 13 seconds left to play. De Sousa scored it for her third point of the game.

- Myers finished with 24 saves for Providence, while Schroeder had 26 for BU.


1-0 (BU) - 13:02/1st - EV - Sammy Davis (Compher) - 2-on-1 rush

2-0 (BU) - 14:02/1st - EV - Sammy Davis (Compher, Scarpaci) - Wrist shot over Myers' glove

2-1 (Providence) - 18:56/1st - EV - Maureen Murphy (unassisted) - Scored her own rebound

2-2 (Providence) - 1:14/2nd - EV - Sara Hjalmarsson (Rickard) - Give-and-go for a weak side finish

3-2 (BU) - 10:37/2nd - EV - Emma Wuthrich (Stanley, De Sousa) - Shot from the point through traffic

3-3 (Providence) - 9:54/3rd - EV - Hayley Lunny (Rice, Fransoo) - Rebound in front

4-3 (BU) - 13:06/3rd - EV - Nara Elia (Schuler, De Sousa) - Pass from behind the net for a one-timer in front

5-3 (BU) - 19:47/3rd - EN - Deziray De Sousa (Schuler, Donnelly) - Empty-netter


Providence: Madison Myers, 15-4-0: 24 saves, 4 goals against
Boston University: Corinne Schroeder, 8-5-5: 26 saves, 3 goals against


Shots: 29
Face-offs: 24/47
Power plays: 0-1 (0%)
Penalty kill: 1-1 (100%)

Boston University-
Shots: 29
Face-offs: 23/47
Power plays: 0-1 (0%)
Penalty kill: 1-1 (100%)


Shots: Murphy (6)
Goals: Murphy, Hjalmarsson, Lunny (1)
Assists: Rickard, Rice, Fransoo (1)
Points: Six different players (1)


Providence faces the Terriers again tomorrow (Jan. 12) at 3:00 p.m. at Walter Brown Arena.

Game Summary

Friday, January 11, 2019

Game statistics
29 Shots 29
0 / 1 Power Plays 0 / 1
1 / 2 PIM 1 / 2
10-6-5 Records 16-5-0
Boston University Providence
Sammy Davis (13)
Sammy Davis (14)
Maureen Murphy (20)
Sara Hjalmarsson (7)
Emma Wuthrich (2)
Hayley Lunny (5)
Nara Elia (6)
3rd/13:06  GW
Deziray De Sousa (3)
3rd/19:47  EN
Boston University Providence
Corinne Schroeder
60:00, 26 Saves, 3 GA
(W, 8-5-5)
Madison Myers
59:04, 24 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 15-4-0)

Empty Net
0:56, 1 GA