Providence College Friars
Women's NCAA Division 1 Ice Hockey

  • Providence College Friars - Women's Hockey Program Start Date - 1991
  • Venue - Schneider Arena
  • Capacity - 3030
  • Teamsite - PC Friars
  • Booster Club - Friars Forever
  • Team Community Programs:Skate with the Friars, Restore Hockey, Road Hockey Rumble for Make-A-Wish, Domestic Violence Day fundraiser for Sojourner House and SOAR, Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • Ticket Information - PC Friars Hockey Tickets
  • Conference - Hockey East
  • Conference Teams - Boston College, Boston University, Connecticut, Maine, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Northeastern, Providence, Vermont

Team Profile

Providence College Friars Hockey Coaches

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Volunteer Assistant Coach:

Bob Deraney

(401) 865-2291

rderaney@providence.edu


Melanie Ruzzi

(401) 865-1287

mruzzi@providence.edu


Derek Alfama

(401) 865-1712

dalfama@providence.edu


Justin Simpson

(401) 865-2837

jsimpso3@friars.providence.edu


James Mello

Team Record

  • NCAA Tournament Record - 0-1-0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances - 1 (2005)
  • NCAA Championships - None yet
  • Hockey East Tournament Appearances - 9(2003 to '11)
  • Hockey East Championships - 3 (2003, '04, '05)

# of Seniors by Position - Forwards - 2, Defensemen - 2, Goaltenders - 1

Team Breakdown by league

  • Prep / High School - 15
  • Austrian National Team - 1
  • WWHL - 4
  • NEGHL - 2
  • MAWHA - 1
  • MFMHL - 1
  • Players to National Teams - 44
  • Players to the Olympics - 8 (Chris Bailey - USA, Laurie Baker - USA, Alana Blahoski - USA, Lisa Brown - USA, Sara DaCosta - USA, Cammi Granato - USA, Vicki Movessian - USA, Mari Pehkonen - Finland )
  • Prominent Hockey Alumni - Cammi Granato, Chris Bailey, Laurie Baker, Jackie (Gladu) Barto
  • # Scholarships - 18

School Profile

  • Enrollment - 3837
  • Estimated Cost of Attendance - $40k to $55k
  • Avg. Incoming GPA - 3.39
  • # of Majors - 49
  • Most Popular Majors - Biology/biological sciences; Business administration and management; English language and literature; Finance; and Marketing/marketing management
  • Academic Calender Type: semester
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Average class size: 22
  • Freshman Retention Rate: 92%
  • School site - Providence

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