ORONO, Maine- The University of Maine defeated Providence College 1-0 in the 8th Annual Skating Strides game on Sunday at Alfond Arena. Sophomore Audra Richards (Maplewodd, Minn) scored Maine's game winning goal.
The Black Bears played with a fierce intensity from the drop of the puck to record their first Hockey East win of season.
Providence outshot Maine 11-6 in the third period but couldn't get the puck by Maine goalie Meghann Treacy (Lake Peekskill, N.Y.). Providence was 0-2 on the power play in the third period.
Treacy had 27 stops while Providence goalie Sarah Brynat stopped 22.
Maine moves to a 3-14-5 on the season Providence falls to a 10-15-0.
Maine travels to Northeastern for a two game series on Jan 24th and 25th.