BOSTON- Despite a goal from Katy Knoll just 56 seconds into the game, the No. 3 Northeastern women's hockey team fell, 2-1, to the Providence Friars in overtime on Friday night in Matthews Arena.
Knoll blasted out of the gate for the Huskies with her eighth goal of the season under a minute into the game, continuing the Northeastern (25-4-2, 21-3-0 HEAW) trend of scoring in the first period. Matti Hartman and Mia Brown each had assists on Knoll's goal.
The Friars (16-11-4, 13-9-2 HEAW) notched two power-play goals off the stick of Lauren DeBlois to claim the come-from-behind victory in overtime against the Huskies.
Goaltender Aerin Frankel finished with 37 saves and Providence's Sandra Abstreiter finished with 31.
The Huskies will close out the series against the Friars tomorrow, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. in Schneider Arena.