DAVENPORT/ADRIAN COLLEGE– Davenport University Panthers and the Adrian College Bulldogs in a home-and-away league series, with Bulldogs gaining the sweep with 3-1 and 5-2 wins. Kristen Labelle and Kaillie grabbed Adrian’s first two goals, in the third period, before Davenport’s Laken Kunz decreased the Bulldog lead on a Davenport power play. However, Alicia Tait finished things off in the 3-1 win with her own power play goal. Karley Ferguson was in net for the Panthers, grabbing 45 saves from 48 shots on net, while Alison Dungey grabbed the win and 12 saves from 13 shots on net for Adrian.
Davenport changed things around in the second game of the series, scoring the first goal of the game from the stick of Tori Dubuc in the first period before Adrian stepped up on the power play evening the score due to Kaillie Hardy. Adrienne Porcalla would put the Panthers back in the lead in the second with help from Patsy Howe, but not long after would Hardy grab goal number two of the game to even things back up. The third period saw only Bulldog goals as Alicia Tait, Sam Fortune [power play goal] and Paige Fuoco made the score 5-2, Adrian over Davenport. Ellyn Stanton saw time in net for Adrian grabbing 15 saves from 17 shots on net while Dawn Salo stopped 23/28 for Davenport.
Kaillie Hardy grabbed first star honors for the weekend after tallying three points (2G-1A), Davenport’s Karley Ferguson grabbed the weekend’s second star with 48 shots on goal and 45 saves while Adrian’s Alicia Tait picked up third star honors after grabbing two points (2G).
Adrian has the weekend off before having a home-and-away series with Grand Valley State University (November 13, 14) while Davenport has their next league game against Michigan State University on November 22 in East Lansing.
OHIO STATE/GRAND VALLEY – The Ohio State Buckeyes (1-6, 0-4 CCWHA) visited the Grand Valley State University Lakers (6-0, 4-0 CCWHA) over the weekend. A close 3-0 for the Lakers brought on by goals from Stacey Mathieu, Allison Lowe and a short-handed goal from Tea Greca started the momentum for the weekend. Taylor Watson grabbed nine shots and picked up nine saves, while Emily Ciborek stopped 53 of 56 shots faced for Ohio State.
The November 1 game ended with five different Lakers grabbing goals to Ohio State’s one. Jessica Mccoy grabbed the Buckeyes lone goal in the first period, before Grand Valley answered with eight more goals. Tea Greca grabbed a hat trick while Karyn Schmaltz, Hilary Daniels, Taylor Lampar (2) and Kristen Ianuzzi also tallied goals. Ciborek saw time in net once again for Ohio State, this time grabbing 55 saves from 63 shots on net while Megan Lang was in net for Grand Valley stopping nine of 10 shots on net.
Grand Valley’s Tea Greca picked up first star honors for the weekend with five points (4G-1A) with Hilary Daniels grabbing the second star with three points (1G-2A) and Ohio State’s Emily Ciborek grabbed third star recognition with 108 saves from 119 shots on net.
Grand Valley heads to Miami University this weekend (November 6, 7) while Ohio State has the weekend off before heading to University of Michigan (November 14,15).
(The games recapped below are considered “ACHA exhibition games” and do not count towards CCWHA standings or statistics)
ROBERT MORRIS/AQUINAS D2 – The Division-1 Robert Morris University Division-1 Eagles took on Division-2 Aquinas College Saints in a non-conference series with RMU entering the weekend 4-2, 0-2 CCWHA and AQ at 3-2, 3-1 CCWHA. The Eagles pulled out a series sweep, 16-0 and 5-0 over Aquinas. Allyson Zachwieja grabbed first star honors by leading the Eagles and picking up eight points (6g-2a) during the weekend, while Holly Ensley from Aquinas earned second star recognition for stopping 125 of 146 shots on net during the series, and Makaila Anderson tallied six points (4g-2a) to receive third star honors. Robert Morris goalie Kendra Gallaher grabbed 22 saves on 22 shots throughout the weekend.
Robert Morris hosts Miami University November 20 and 21 as their next league games while Aquinas has a home-and-away series with University of Michigan-Flint on November 6 and 8.