CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Jillian Fey scored 1 minute, three seconds into overtime to send the Boston College women's hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Providence College on Friday afternoon at Kelley Rink. Lindsay Agnew finished with one goal and one assist while Kate Annese picked up two helpers for her first career multi-point game.
Agnew opened the scoring with just over 90 seconds to play in the first period, but the Friars would tie things up midway through the second stanza. After a scoreless third period, BC fired the first shot on goal of overtime before Fey's first career game-winning goal gave the game it's final 2-1 score.
Maddy McArthur finished with 26 saves for the Eagles while Sandra Abstreiter had 18 stops for Providence. The Friars held the 27-20 lead in shots on goal.
RV Boston College 2, Providence 1 (OT)
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 | 2 p.m.
Kelley Rink | Chestnut Hill, Mass.
1st, 18:20 | 1-0, BC GOAL: Annese won the draw ahead and Maegan Beres pushed the puck up the right boards for Agnew to win and carry below the goal line. From below the goal line, Agnew then slotted her shot between Abstreiter's pad and the right post.
2nd, 8:46 | 1-1, PC GOAL: Isabelle Hardy carried the puck into the zone down the right wing and fired a shot that McArthur saved but then potted the rebound from the top of the crease.
OT, 1:03 | 2-1, BC GOAL: Agnew started a breakout from the BC slot, sending a pass to Annese on the right wing as she crossed center ice. Annese stopped just as she crossed over the PC blue line and fired a hard, low shot that Agnew tipped on goal from the slot. Fey, streaking down the left side of the slot then one-time the rebound at the left post.
- BC now holds a 38-37-3 record in the all-time series with Providence ... the Eagles are 19-17-2 against the Friars at Kelley Rink ... head coach Katie Crowley is 31-6-3 against Providence.
- Jillian Fey's goal marked her first of the season and her first career game-winning goal ... it gives the sophomore a career-high four points on the year on one goal and three assists.
- Kate Annese recorded the first multi-point game of her career with her two assists ... the senior now has a career-high three points this year with three assists ... Annese now has three career points against the Friars.
- Lindsay Agnew picked up her third multi-point game of the season and 10th of her career with her two points.
- With her assist, Maegan Beres now has a team-leading six helpers against Providence.
- This marked BC's fourth overtime game of the season and first overtime win (1-0-3) ... BC's last overtime win came with a 5-4 victory over in the Hockey East Tournament quarterfinals against UConn on March 2, 2019.
- The Eagles were held without a power-play opportunity for the first time since Feb. 17, 2018 at Maine.
- BC is now 2-1-0 this season when tied after two periods and 10-1-2 when scoring first.
Providence: 13-10-2, 10-8-0 HEA
Boston College: 13-9-3, 12-7-2 HEA
Boston College and Providence will close out the regular season series tomorrow with a 2 p.m. game at Schneider Arena.