Providence College Rallies To Tie Princeton, 2-2
Junior forward Cassidy MacPherson scores both goals for Friars

Junior forward Cassidy MacPherson scored both goals for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 10:41  PRN1-0 EV Carly Bullock (3)Karlie Lund/2, Stephanie Sucharda/1
2nd 7:36  PRN2-0 PP Keiko DeClerck (1)Kiersten Falck/1, Julia Edgar/1
2nd 14:27  PRV1-2 EV Cassidy MacPherson (1)Christina Putigna/8, Brooke Boquist/2
3rd 7:47  PRV2-2 EV GT Cassidy MacPherson (2)Chloe Gonsalves/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Providence  01102
Princeton  11002
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Providence  121012539
Princeton  15124132
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Providence (4-2-2)  0/5 4/8 0
Princeton (0-0-2)  1/4 5/10 0
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Madison Myers (T, 4-2-2)64:412 14114130
Empty Net0:190      
Princeton Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Steph Neatby (T, 0-0-2)64:572 12911537
Empty Net0:030      

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team tied the Princeton Tigers, 2-2, on Saturday afternoon at Hobey Baker Rink in Princeton, N.J. Cassidy MacPherson (Oakville, Ontario) scored both goals in the tie, which is the Friars' second in as many days.


Providence - 2 | Princeton - 2


Providence: 4-2-2 (1-0-0 HE) | Princeton: 0-0-2 (0-0-0 ECAC)


Hobey Baker Rink - Princeton, N.J.


- Princeton's Carly Bullock scored the first goal of the game for the second consecutive day. Karlie Lund made a pass to Bullock who was alone in front, shifted to the backhand and scored over the pad of Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt).

- Both teams had power plays in the final minutes of the first frame, but neither team could convert.

- Myers made 14 first-period saves while Princeton's Stephanie Neatby made 12.

- Princeton was able to double its lead with a goal on the 5x3 advantage in the second period. Keiko DeClerck scored on a scramble in front to make it 2-0. Kiersten Falck and Julia Edgar earned assists.

- Cassidy MacPherson scored her first goal of the season to cut the lead to 2-1. She skated off the boards, through two defenders and ripped a wrist shot into the top corner with 5:33 left in the second. Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) picked up her eighth assist of the season while Kate Friesen (Altona, Manitoba) notched her fourth.

- MacPherson struck again at the 7:47 mark of the third period. Chloe Gonsalves (Toronto, Ontario) took a shot from the blue line that MacPherson tipped over Neatby's shoulder.

- The Friars outshot the Tigers 5-1 in the overtime frame.

- Providence was a combined 0/10 on the power play this weekend.


1-0 (Princeton) - 10:41/1st - EV - Carly Bullock, assisted by Karlie Lund and Stephanie Sucharda - Cross-ice pass from Lund, backhand finish in front of goal

2-0 (Princeton) - 7:36/2nd - PP (5x3) - Keiko DeClerck, assisted by Keirsten Falck and Julia Edgar - Scramble in front, rebound goal

2-1 (Providence) - 14:27/2nd - EV - Cassidy MacPherson, assisted by Christina Putigna and Kate Friesen - Wrist shot from the slot

2-2 (Providence) - 7:47/3rd - EV - Cassidy MacPherson, assisted by Chloe Gonsalves - Shot from Gonsalves at the point, tipped in front by MacPherson


Providence: Madison Myers, 4-2-2: 30 saves, 2 goals against

Princeton: Stephanie Neatby, 0-0-2: 37 saves, 2 goals against


Shots: 39
Face-off percentage: 49.2% (29/59)
Power plays: 0-5 (0%)
Penalty kill: 3-4 (75%)

Shots: 32
Face-off percentage: 50.8% (30/59)
Power plays: 1-4 (25%)
Penalty kill: 5-5 (100%)


Shots: Brooke Boquist (6)
Goals: Cassidy MacPherson (2)
Assists: Three different players (1)


The Friars return to Hockey East play for a home-and-home series with Northeastern next weekend. At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Northeastern comes to Schneider Arena for the Friars' annual Skating Strides game. On Sunday, Providence travels to Matthews Arena for a 2:00 p.m. game.