Boston University (7-15-0, 6-12-0 HE) vs. #13 Providence (17-8-1, 12-6-1 HE)
Tuesday, Jan. 17 – 7 p.m.
Walter Brown Arena – Boston, Mass. – ESPN+
BOSTON – The Boston University women’s ice hockey team will host No. 13 Providence in the third and final game of the teams’ season series on Tuesday evening at Walter Brown Arena.
In a home-and-home weekend on Nov. 4-5, the Friars earned a 3-2 home win in overtime against BU before adding a 4-1 victory in Boston.
- The Terriers will look to get back on track after starting the new year with three losses.
- Senior Julia Nearis ranks first on the Terriers in points (15) and goals (7) and junior Lacey • Martin has 13 points, including a team-best nine assists.
- Senior Nadia Mattivi has 11 points on four goals and seven assists while freshman Sydney Healey (4g, 5a) and junior Catherine Foulem (3g, 6a) have nine points apiece.
- Foulem scored a goal in both games against Providence earlier this season.
- Junior Clare O’Leary has scored both of her goals this season in the past three games.
- Graduate student Andrea Brändli was named to the HCA National Women’s Goalie of the Year Watch List and ranks 13th in the nation in save percentage (.932).
HISTORY WITH THE FRIARS
- BU is 31-19-4 all-time against Providence.
- The Terriers are 19-5-1 at home versus the Friars and 10-14-2 in meetings at Schneider Arena.
- The Friars have won the past three meetings and are 6-5-1 in the series over the past five seasons.
SCOUTING THE FRIARS
- Providence is coming off a 5-2 road win over Merrimack on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
- The Friars are 12-5-0 at home this season.
- PC’s top wins this season have come against Northeastern and Quinnipiac.
- Graduate student Sara Hjalmarsson leads the Friars in points with 28 on 15 goals and 13 assists.
- Freshman Reichen Kirchmair has 18 points (10g, 8a) while junior Rachel Weiss (8g, 8a) and graduate student Noemi Neubauerova (7g, 8a) have added 16 and 15, respectively.
- Graduate student Sandra Abstreiter has started in goal all 26 games and sports a 1.48 goals-against average to go along with a .939 save percentage.
- The Terriers will hit the road for two games this upcoming weekend beginning with a contest at Maine on Friday (Jan….