Providence, R.I. – Freshman Dylan Molloy (Setauket, NY) scored his third goal of the game with 2:13 left in the second overtime period to lift Brown to a thrilling 12-11 come-from-behind win over Providence College in an Ocean State Cup game at Stevenson Field.
Brown improves to 4-3 overall with the win, while Providence falls to 3-5.
Brown had never lost to the Friars in 19 previous meetings, but trailed by two goals, 11-9, after a Providence goal by Nolan Fillet with 8:20 remaining in regulation.
Bears' sophomore attackman Kylor Bellistri (Potomac, MD) scored consecutive goals for the Bears, the first with 2:55 remaining and then the game-tying goal with 1:50 remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime.
Both teams had opportunities to win the game in the first overtime period, with Brown sophomore goalie Jack Kelly (West Islip, NY) making two point-blank saves, and Providence goalie Tyler Himes also making two saves.
Molloy's game-winning goal came on a one-on-one move at the crease, rolling past his defender to beat Himes, and give Brown the victory.
Molloy finished the game with five points on three goals and two assists. Bears' senior middy Stephen Chmil (Garden City, NY) was equally impressive with a hat-trick and two assists. Sophomore Brendan Caputo (Westbury, NY) and Bellistri netted two goals each for the Bears.
Kelly was impressive when the Bears needed him most and finished the game with 12 saves.
Providence was led by Andrew Barton with seven points, scoring five goals while handing out two assists. Sean Wright added two goals for the Friars.
Himes was also outstanding in goal for the Friars, making 16 saves.
Brown will stay in the region for Spring Break and travels to Poughkeepsie, New York on Tuesday, March 25 to face Marist College. Face-off is 7:00 pm.