Storrs, Conn. - The women's ice hockey team sweep No. 10 Providence Saturday afternoon with a final score of 2-1.
Period 1: Providence would repeat their performance like last game by getting on the board first. Ida Press and Sara Hjalmarsson would set up Noemi Neubauerova for Providence's lone goal of the afternoon. UConn would be kept scoreless in the first.
Period 2: The first of four total power plays in the game for UConn would occur in the second period. Providence would keep the Huskies scoreless even with three power play tries. Both goaltenders would stay strong in the second as Providence goaltender, Sandra Abstreiter, had 24 total saves in the game and Tia Chan would end the game with 21 saves. The Friars would remain in the lead by one at the end of the second period.
Period 3: The tides would begin to change in the third period as Jada Habisch started it out for UConn. Brooke Campbell and Riley Grimley would set Habisch up to tie it at one apiece. Under five minutes after that scoring play, another scoring play would open for the Huskies. For the second time, Campbell and Grimley connected with Habisch to find the back of the net and to take the lead 2-1. The Friars could not answer back as UConn would go on to win the home and home series against the nationally ranked Big East foe.
The Huskies will look ahead to a Hockey East home and home series against Boston University. UConn hosts the first game on Friday Nov. 18 at 6 PM and then will travel to Boston, MA on Saturday Nov. 19 at 3 PM. Both games can be seen on ESPN+.