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Senior goaltender Morgan Fisher made 26 saves for the Huskies
Fisher Backstops UConn To 1-0 Win At Providence
Senior goaltender Morgan Fisher made 26 saves for the Huskies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Morgan Fisher stopped all 26 shots she faced as the University of Connecticut edged the Providence College women's hockey team, 1-0, on Thursday night at Schneider Arena.

SCORE

Providence - 0 | UConn - 1

RECORDS

Providence - 8-7-2 (5-5-0 HEAW) | UConn - 9-7-1 (6-3-1 HEAW)

VENUE

Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.


GAME FLOW & NOTES

- Claire Minnerath turned aside all 10 shots she faced in the first period as the teams skated to a scoreless opening period.

- UConn's Kaitlyn Yearwood gave the Huskies the lead at 1:51 of the second period with her first career goal.

- Providence pushed in the third period, outshooting the Huskies by a 12-4 margin.

- The best chance for Providence came during a point-blank sequence with Hayley Lunny and Bailey Burton, who each got off multiple shots from in close but Fisher was up to the task.

- The Friars pulled Minnerath for the extra attacker with under two minutes left but couldn't notch the equalizer.

- Minnerath finished the night with 18 saves.

- Meaghan Rickard and Sara Hjarlmarsson each had a game-high four shots on goal.


HOW THEY SCORED

1-0 (UConn) - 1:51/2nd - EV - Kaitlyn Yearwood (Thurman) - One-timer from the point into the top left corner.


GOALTENDERS

Clare Minnerath - 18 saves, 1 goal against
Morgan Fisher - 26 saves, 0 goals against


STAT COMPARISON

Providence -
Shots: 26
Face-offs: 17-48
Power plays: 0-1
Penalty kill: 1-1

UConn -
Shots: 19
Face-offs: 31-48
Power plays: 0-1
Penalty kill: 1-1


PC GAME HIGHS

Goals: --
Assists: --
Points: --
Shots: Hjarlmarsson, Rickard (4)


UP NEXT

The Friars and Huskies will conclude their home-and-home series tomorrow night (Dec. 6) in Storrs, Conn.

Game Summary

Thursday, December 5, 2019

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0
Game statistics
19 Shots 26
0 / 1 Power Plays 0 / 1
1 / 2 PIM 1 / 2
9-7-1 Records 8-7-2
GOAL SCORERS
UConn Providence
Kaitlyn Yearwood (1)
2nd/1:51  GW
GOALTENDERS
UConn Providence
Morgan Fisher
60:00, 26 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 5-5-1)
Clare Minnerath
58:07, 18 Saves, 1 GA
(L, 7-5-2)

Empty Net
1:53, 0 GA