# 7/8 men’s hockey drops to # 12 UMass, 5-1
PROVIDENCE, RI – Cody Mons scored to cut the deficit to one early in the third period, but three unanswered goals propelled No. 12 UMass past No. 7/8 Providence College, 5-1, on Saturday night at Schneider Arena.
N ° 7/8 Providence – 1 | N ° 12 UMass – 5
Providence – 6-5-0, 3-3-0 HEA | UMasse – 6-2-0, 4-0-0 HEA
Schneider Arena – Providence, RI
Jaxson stauber (PC) – 21 saves
Austin Cain (PC) – 3 backups
Matt Murray (UMass) – 41 saves
– The Minutemen scored the opening goal at 2:21 of the first period to take a 1-0 lead. Cal Kiefuik was assisted by Anthony Del Gaizo on the play.
-Providence beat UMass, 12-11, in the first twenty minutes. The Brothers killed two penalties during the period.
-Both teams have not scored a goal in the middle of the period. The Friars failed to convert to a power play on two occasions and outscored the Minutemen 14-9.
-UMass took a two-goal lead, 2-0, with a goal from Slava Demin 1:16 in the final period.
-Providence replied 2:21 later with a goal of Cody Mons to reduce the UMass advance to 2-1. Mons was attended by Brett Berard and Michael callahan on his second goal of the season.
-UMass scored three more goals in the final quarter, including two on the power play, to end at 5-1.
-Matt Murray finished with 41 saves for the Minutemen.
HIGHEST IN PC GAME
Goals: Mons (1)
Assists: Bérard, Callahan (1)
Points: Monds, Bérard, Callahan (1)
Shots: Duran, Bérard (5)
Providence – 0/3
UMass – 2/4
Providence – 42
UMass – 29
The Friars are back in action for a pair of home games next weekend against AIC (November 12) and UConn (November 13).
For more updates on the Providence College men’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @FriarsHockey