Providence College Press Release

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 15/RV Providence College men’s hockey team fell to the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks, 3-2, on Friday night at Schneider Arena.

SCORE

Providence – 2 | UMass Lowell – 3

RECORDS

No. 15/RV Providence – 8-5-2 (5-4-1 HEAM) | No. 16/15 UMass Lowell – 10-3-4 (6-3-1 HEAM)

VENUE

Schneider Arena – Providence, R.I.

GOALIES

Michael Lackey (PC) – 13 saves

Tyler Wall (UML) – 35 saves

 

NOTES

- The Friars jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals from Michael Callahan and Greg Printz in the opening 10 minutes.

- Callahan’s goal, which was assisted by Jack Dugan and Printz, came on a delayed penalty call. Printz’s goal came on the ensuing power play and was a tip on a Tyce Thompson wrist shot.

- With about five minutes remaining in the first period, the River Hawks were awarded a penalty shot for a covered puck in the crease. Kenny Hausinger buried the opportunity for his fifth goal of the season.

- The Friars outshot the River Hawks 12-5 in the first period and 10-5 in the second, holding UMass Lowell to just 10 total shots through 40 minutes.

- UML came out strong in the third, scoring two quick goals to take the lead. Connor Sodergren and Charlie Levesque’s strikes came in the opening 2:03. Andre Lee earned the secondary assist on both plays.

- The Friars held a 15-6 shot advantage in the third, but were unable to find an equalizer.

- Tyler Wall finished with 34 saves for UML, while Michael Lackey made 13 for Providence.

- Thompson extended his point streak to a career-long seven games (5-6-11) with an assist.

- Dugan registered his 13th multi-point outing of the season, notching two assists. He continues to lead the NCAA in points (33) and assists (27).

 

HOW THEY SCORED

1-0 (PC) – 6:57/1st – DP/EX – Michael Callahan (Dugan, Printz) – Dugan circled the zone and centered the puck to Callahan for a tap in.
2-0 (PC) – 8:27/1st – PP – Greg Printz (Thompson, Dugan) – Printz tipped Thompson’s wrist shot out front.

2-1 (UML) – 14:52/1st – PS – Kenny Hausinger – Penalty shot.

2-2 (UML) – 0:52/3rd – EV – Connor Sodergren (Levesque, Lee) – Scrum at the side of the net.

3-2 (UML) – 2:03/3rd – PP – Charlie Levesque (Hausinger, Lee) – One-timer from the top of the left circle.

 

PC GAME HIGHS

Goals: Callahan, Printz (1)

Assists: Dugan (2)

Points: Dugan, Printz (2)

Shots: Callahan, Printz (6)


POWER PLAYS

Providence – 1/4

UMass Lowell – 1/4

 

SHOTS

Providence – 37

UMass Lowell – 16

 

UP NEXT

The Friars travel to the Tsongas Center for a 6:00 p.m. rematch with the River Hawks on Saturday night (Dec. 7).