DAVENPORT/MIAMI – Davenport University traveled to Ohio to take on Miami University for the Panther’s final league games of the first half of 2016-17. Friday’s game was a battle of the goalies, as only two goals were scored, both by Miami for a 2-0 final for the Redhawks. Rachael Booth grabbed Miami’s first goal, at the 11:30 mark in the first period with assists from Alyssa Visalli and Ellen Chiligris. The second and final goal of the game, also by Miami, came in the third period from Ireland Mooney after passes from Kaley Mooney and Katie Augustine. In net for Davenport was Karley Ferguson, who stopped 45 of 47 shots faced, while Emalee Wills was at the other end of the ice for Miami stopped all 16 shots on net for the shutout win.

On Saturday, Miami jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first period thanks to Nicole Matthews and Booth. Both goals were recorded on the power play with Carly Noble (2) and Matthews grabbing the assists. Booth would grab her second goal of the game, third of the weekend, in the third period along with I. Mooney tallying one as well for a 4-0 final for Miami. The two second period goals had assists from Matthews, Noble and Jordan Hanson. Stopping all 22 shots on net for Miami was Rachel Damrath, while Ferguson made 26 saves on 30, and Dawn Salo stopped 15 of 15 shots for Davenport.

Third star of the weekend goes to DU’s Ferguson (71/77), second star is MU’s Noble (3a), first is awarded to MU’s Matthews (1g, 2a).

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

ROBERT MORRIS/WISCONSIN – The Eagles took on non-league opponents, the Badgers of Wisconsin. Robert Morris registered the first win thanks to a hat trick from Madison Schultz. One goal in the first, and two in the third from Schultz, with assists to Emily Urban, Bria Berggren, Katie Merrell (2), Rebecca Dilley, and Allyson Zachwieja. The Eagle’s fourth goal came from Zachwieja in the third, assisted by Schultz for her fourth point of the game. Lauren Yomantas picked up the win in game one with 16 saves on 17 shots on goal.

Zachwieja, Berggren, and Schultz grabbed the first three goals of the game in Sunday’s game, with one coming in the first period and the second two both in the second. Dilley (2) and Berggren (2) each with two assists, before the Badgers responded back, with three goals of their own, After over time and a shootout, no winner could be decided, so a 3-3 tie. Kendra Gallaher was in net for the Eagles, making 16 saves on 19 shots on net.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

Graphic: Maria Barlow

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