atlATL: 10.20-10.23

  • MIAMI/GRAND VALLEY – In a National Championship rematch game, the Redhawks of Miami faced off against the Lakers of Grand Valley.  Miami picked up the sweep with 3-1 and 9-3 wins, improving to 6-0. In the first matchup, Miami got the lone goal in the first two periods of action from Izzy Smith with assists to Amanda Pugliese and Ellen Chiligris. The third period brought goals from Alyssa Visalli to go ahead by two, before Grand Valley’s Allison Stapleton made it a one goal game. Kendra Myers and Corey Robison with the assists on the Stapleton goal. Miami’s Rachael Booth put the third and final goal in for the Redhawks, with help from Nicole Matthews. In net for  the Lakers was Taylor Watson who stopped 27 of 29 shots on goal while at the other end, Emalee Wills made 20 saves on 21 shots faced.

Sunday’s 9-3 Miami win featured a hat trick from Katie Augustine, who would go on to have four total goals that game. Jordan Hanson (2), Kaley Mooney, Nicole Matthews and Izzy Smith would also contribute to the Redhawk’s nine goals. K Mooney (4), Hanson (2), Carly Noble (2), and Ireland Mooney tallied the assists throughout the game. Riley Crook and Allison Stapleton (2) would get the three Grand Valley goals in the second game. Wills was in net again for Miami grabbing 14 saves on 16 shots and Rachel Damrath also saw time in net for Miami making six saves on seven shots. Lauren Allen started in goal for Grand Valley, making 23 saves on 28 shots faced, and Watson saw part-time between the pipes making 8 saves on 12 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to GV’s Stapleton (3g), second star belongs to MU’s K. Mooney (1g, 4a), and first star is awarded to MU’s Augustine (4g, 2a).

  • ADRIAN/DAVENPORT – The Bulldogs and the Panthers participated in a home-and-away series last weekend, with Adrian tallying the wins, 4-1 and 4-0. In the first game, Adrienne Porcalla registered the lone goal for DU on the power play with assists from Laken Kunz and Lexie Boydston. On the Bulldog scoring side, Kaillie Hardy (2), Kirsten Labelle and Nicole Paradis were the goal scorers. Three of four Adrian goals were scored on the powerplay with assists from Jessica Harrisson, Paradis (2), Hardy, Tara Wrbelis, Sabrena Camp, Sam Fortune, Jessica Fabbro and Hardy. Alison Dungey  picked up 12 saves on 13 shots in the first game for Adrian. Karley Ferguson picked up 45 saves for Davenport on 49 shots faced.

The second game was a shutout for Adrian’s Dana Colombo making 16 saves. Hardy would grab her third goal of the weekend, as Labelle tallied her second of the series. Fabbro and Kyleen Wilson grabbed the other two goals in the 4-0 win over Davenport. Lauren Hughes, Fabbro and Hardy also had assists in the second win. Ferguson was between the pipes again for the Panthers making 42 saves on 46 shots during the game.

Third star of the series goes to AC’s Paradis (1g, 3a), second star belongs to DU’s Ferguson (87/95), and first star is awarded to AC’s Hardy (3g, 2a).

  • MICHIGAN STATE/OHIO STATE – The Spartans traveled to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes in Ohio State’s home opener. Michigan State grabbed two wins in the sweep to improve to 3-1-1 with the 6-0 and 4-1 wins. Maddie Wolsmann grabbed three of the six goals in the first win for a hat trick, while Kelsey Cross (2) and Andrea Uglietta tallied the other three goals. Ashley Astor (2), Alexis Smith, Kara Scaturro and Uglietta registered assists on the six goals while Kathryn Hamer was in net for the Spartans stopping nine of nine shots. Emily Ciborek saw time in net for Ohio State stopping 23 of 27 shots, while Selena Hunter made 38 saves on 40 shots.

Sunday’s game brought about a goal from Ohio State in the second period from Brittany Brandon, Allison Lindsey and Molly Arntson with the assists. The OSU goal would not be enough as Wolsmann (2) and Smith (2) would make up four goals between the two of them.  Elise Plancon (2), Kelsey Jaeckle, Lauren Larson, Astor and Scaturro had the assists in the second win. Hannah Johnson was in net for Michigan State making 14 saves on 15 shots. Hunter was in net first for OSU making 25 saves on 29 shots while Ciborek stopped all 32 shots faced.

Third star of the weekend goes to OSU’s Hunter (63/69), second star belongs to MSU’s Smith (2g, 1a), and first star is awarded to MSU’s Wolsmann (5g).

(The games recapped below are considered “ACHA exhibition games” and do not count towards CCWHA standings or statistics)

  • ROBERT MORRIS/MCKENDREE – In a non-league series, Robert Morris took on the newcomers, McKendree. The Eagles grabbed the first win, 3-1, with goals from Andrea Phaviseth in the first, Makaila Anderson on the power play in the second, and Rebecca Dilley in the third. Grace Dynek (2), Allyson Zachwieja, and Dilley registered the assists while Kendra Gallaher, who was in net both games, made 18 saves on 19 shots faced in the first game. Robert Morris fired of 37 shots on goal towards McKendree, while allowing one power play goal.

The second game, on Saturday October 22, had a hard fought game from Robert Morris, but would ultimately be tallied as a 4-2 loss to McKendree. Anderson got the opening goal for RMU with help from Emily Urban and Rachel Arias. McKendree would tie the game in the first, and tally two more goals in the start of the third before Robert Morris finally answered by way of Madison Schultz. Marissa Brokaw and Zachwieja registered the assists on the second Eagle’s goal to bring them one goal. However, McKendree would grab answer with three minutes to go in the third to seal the deal. Gallaher stopped 20 of 24 shots on goal while the Eagles fired 28 shots on goal offensively.

ATL 10.28-10.30

  • ADRIAN/MICHIGAN – The Michigan Wolverines and the Adrian Bulldogs participated in a home-and-away league series Halloween weekend, with Adrian coming away with both wins, improving to 6-0. In Thursday’s game, Adrian hosted Michigan in a 5-1 Bulldog win. Mercedes Reyes tallied the lone Michigan goal unassisted. Brittany Levasseur gathered three goals for the hat trick, while Nicole Paradis, and Jessica Fabbro tallied the other two goals for Adrian. Jessie Rushing (3), Tara Wrbelis (2), Sabrena Camp and Taylor Murcek registered assists in the win. Alison Dungey stopped 16 of 17 shots thrown at her for the Bulldogs, while Bailey Hamill made 28 saves on 33 shots for Michigan.

Michigan played host to Adrian Friday night (October 28), where Adrian managed to grab a single goal in a 1-0 win. Levasseur added her fourth goal of the series with help from Rushing and Murcek to skim by the Wolverines on home ice. Hamill was in net for Michigan for the second time, stopping 20 of 21 shots, while Dungey was across the ice for Adrian picking up 12 saves on 12 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to AC’s Rushing (4a), second star belongs to UM’s Hamill (48/54), and first star is awarded to AC’s Levasseur (4g).

  • DAVENPORT/ROBERT MORRIS – A home series for Robert Morris, resulted in one win for the Eagles and one win for the Panthers. Friday’s 2-0 win for Davenport saw goals from Tori Dubuc and Laken Kunz. Assists were tallied by Zoie Amatore and Pasty Howe (2). Karley Ferguson made 46 saves for a shutout for the Panthers while Kendra Gallaher was in net for Robert Morris making 20 saves on 21 shots faced.

The second game was filled with more action between the two teams, as Robert Morris pulled out a 5-4 win to complete the split. Dubuc would start things off with a pass from Amatore in the first period to put Davenport up first. Lexie Boydston would add her first and second of the game before the end of the second for a 3-0 score for DU. Robert Morris grabbed their first answer from Allyson Zachwieja with help from Madison Schultz. Three minutes later RMU made it a 3-2 game after Marissa Brokaw put one in after a Zachwieja pass. Before the second period, the Eagles would tie the game at three with a Caroline Snyder goal with an assist from Emily Urban. To start the third, just 0:21 into play, Zachwieja put in her second for the go-ahead goal, Snyder with the assist. On the penalty kill, Makaila Anderson would find open net behind DU’s Ferguson to make it 5-3 with plenty of third period to play. Urban would tally her second assist on the short-handed Anderson goal. Davenport would register one more goal on the power play from Emily Ellis, but that would not be enough to complete the comeback. Ferguson made 29 saves on 334 shots faced for Davenport, and Gallaher was between the pipes for Robert Morris again making 26 saves on 30 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to DU’s Boydston (2g), second star belongs to RMU’s Zachwieja (2g, 1a), and first star is awarded to DU’s Dubuc (2g, 1a).

(The games recapped below are considered “ACHA exhibition games” and do not count towards CCWHA standings or statistics)

  • GRAND VALLEY/LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE – The Lakers of Grand Valley took on Lindenwood-Belleville in a non-league series. Grand Valley took down LUB 6-3 in the first game, with goals from Megyn Beee (2), Haley Keary, Allison Lowe, Taylor Lampar and Riley Crook. The assists in the first win came from from Kendra Myers, Karyn Schmaltz, Crook and Lampar (2). The Lakers tallied two power play goals while allowing just one power play goal. Taylor Watson was in net making 34 saves on 37 shots faced while 36 shots were fired off offensively.

Sunday’s game had no winner, as LUB and Grand Valley played to a 2-2 tie which included over time and a shootout. The scoring traded off throughout the game with Lindenwood grabbing the first and third goals. Beebe and Myers were the goal scorers in the tie with assists from Keary, Myers and Beebe. Lauren Allen made 49 saves on 51 shots on goal while 38 shots were sent on the LUB goaltender.


Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

Graphic: Maria Barlow

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