Massachusetts Falls to Providence College, 3-2
Nov. 2, 2001
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
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SCORING - FIRST PERIOD: 1. UM,Peter Trovato 1 (Scott Horvath, Tim Vitek) 15:47. 2. PC, John Luszcz 2 (Michael Lucci, Shephen Wood) 19:41. SECOND PERIOD: 3. PC, Peter Fregoe 5 (Jeff Mason, Devin Rask) 3:04. 4. UM, Tim Vitek (Tim Turner, Peter Trovato) 19:01. THIRD PERIOD: Jon DiSalvatore 4 (Doug Wright, Jason Platt) 14:50. SHOTS - UM, 31 (12-13-6), PC, 36 (13-13-10). SAVES - UM, Tim Warner 33 (12-12-9), PC, Nolan Schaefer 29 (11-12-6). PENALTIES - UM, 6 for 12 min., PC, 7 for 14 min. POWER PLAYS - UM, 0 for 5, PC, 0 for 4. ATTENDANCE - 1,936.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Jon DiSalvatore netted the game-winner with 5:10 remaining in the third period to lift Providence College to a 3-2 victory over the University of Massachusetts in Hockey East action this evening. The victory marked the first Hockey East Conference win for the Friars this season.
Massachusetts opened the scoring less than five minutes into the game when freshman Peter Trovato (North Attleboro, Mass.) received a centering pass from sophomore Scott Horvath (West Redding, Conn.) and slid a low shot under Providence goaltender Nolan Shaefer. Freshman Tim Vitek (Dresden, Ontario) was also credited with an assist on the play.
The Friars tied the game at 1-1 with 19 seconds remaining in the first period on a backhander by John Luszcz. Peter Fregoe gave Providence its first lead of the game as he poked in a rebound at the 3:04 mark of the second period for his fifth goal of the season.
The Minutemen responded late in the second period when Vitek roofed the rebound of a missed shot by junior Tim Turner (Saginaw, Mich.). The goal tied the game at 2-2 and marked the first of his collegiate career.
After several scoring opportunities by both teams, Jon DiSalvatore netted the game winning goal with 5 minutes remaining in the game. It was his fourth goal of the season.
UMass freshman goaltender Tim Warner (Waltham, Mass.) made 33 saves in his first collegiate game, while Schaefer made 29 saves for the Friars. The Minutemen drop to 2-3- overall and 1-1-0 in Hockey East, while Providence improves to 2-4-0 overall and 1-2-0 in Hockey East.
Massachusetts returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 3, with a 7:00 p.m. game against Northeastern at the Mullins Center.