Junior goaltender Sandra Abstreiter made 16 saves for the Friars
Abstreiter, Providence College Shut Out Holy Cross, 2-0
Junior goaltender Sandra Abstreiter made 16 saves for the Friars

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College women's hockey defeated the Holy Cross Crusaders by a score of 2-0 on Friday, Dec. 4 at Schneider Arena.


Providence - 2 | Holy Cross - 0


Providence: 4-0-1 (1-0-0 HE) | Maine: 1-2-0 (1-2-0 HE)


Schneider Arena | Providence, R.I


Annelise Rice (Excelsior, Minn.) got the Friars on the board with her third goal of the season 10:31 into the first. Rice was assisted by Brooke Becker (Orchard Park, N.Y.) and Sara Hjalmarsson (Bankeryd, Sweden).

Providence head into the penalty kill with 1:45 left in the first after Hjalmarsson was called for checking. Lauren DeBlois (Lewiston, Maine) followed her to the box for interference just 40 seconds left to go in the period. A strong 5-on-3 penalty left the Friars up 1-0 heading into the first intermission.

The Friars returned to the penalty kill 3:51 into the middle frame as Claire Tyo (Massena, N.Y.) was called for tripping.

Hunter Barnett (Caledon, Ontario) advanced the Friars lead to 2-0 with a wrist shot over the right glove 7:04 into the second. Barnett was unassisted in her first goal in a Friar's uniform.

Providence returned to the penalty box for their fourth time of the night after Isabelle Hardy (Oakville, Ontario) was called for body checking 4:02 into the final period.

Abstreiter finished the shut out game with 16 saves and helped the Friars kill off all four penalties. This is the net-minders third career shoutout game.


Shots: 31
Face-offs: 18/26
Power plays: 0/1
Penalty kill: 4/0

Holy Cross-
Shots: 16
Face-offs: 26/18
Power plays: 0/4
Penalty kill: 1/0


The Friars travel to Holy Cross for a 3:00 p.m. game tomorrow, Dec. 5.

Game Summary

Friday, December 4, 2020

Game statistics
16 Shots 31
0 / 4 Power Plays 0 / 1
1 / 2 PIM 4 / 8
1-2-0 Records 4-0-1
Holy Cross Providence
Annelise Rice (3)
1st/10:31  GW
Hunter Barnett (1)
Holy Cross Providence
Jada Brenon
59:00, 29 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 1-2-0)

Empty Net
1:00, 0 GA
Sandra Abstreiter
60:00, 16 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 4-0-1)