PREVIEW: Grand Valley vs. Davenport
GRAND RAPIDS, Mi. – The Lakers of Grand Valley take on CCWHA league members the Panthers of Davenport University, Friday, February 5 at 8pm. They rematch on February 7 at 2:30pm.
SCOUTING : GRAND VALLEY
The Lakers are led by Tea Greca, who has racked up 25 points (13g, 12a) in just 13 games this season. Greca has averaged .83 goals a game, .75 assists per game and 1.58 points per game in league play. Greca has also tallied three power play goals and three short-handed goals. Stacey Mathieu has registered 19 points (12g, 7a). Mathieu has put in two game-winning-goals. Taylor Lampar rounds out the top three point leaders for Grand Valley with 16 points (11g, 5a). Lampar averages .58 goals a game and .83 points per game.
In net for the Lakers, Taylor Watson has earned a 8-2-0 record with three shutouts. Watson averages 1.80 goals against and .913 save percentage while only allowing 18 goals against. Watson sits at the No. 3 spot for both goals against average and save percentage for the league. Lauren Allen has got a 4-4-0 record with just 25 goals against. Allen averages 2.77 goals against average while gaining a .900 save percentage. Morgan Lang has been in net for a 3-0-0 record with one shutout. Lang has averaged .67 goals against and a .953 save percentage.
Grand Valley took on University of Wisconsin in their last games, picking up two wins with scores of 6-3 and 3-0. Allen picked up the first win with 19 saves on 22 shots on net. Mathieu snagged six points (4g, 2a) on the weekend while Lampar (2g) and Greca (1g,1a) also picked up points against Wisconsin. Watson was in net for the second game, grabbing 22 saves on 22 shots on net for a non-league shutout.
SCOUTING : DAVENPORT
Lexie Boydston leads the Panthers with 20 points (15g, 5a) while averaging .50 goals a game. Laken Kunz has tallied 18 points (6g, 12a) while Adrienne Porcalla has put up 16 points (12g, 4a) on the season. In net, Karley Ferguson has earned a 5-9-1 record with one shutout. Ferguson has averaged 2.38 goals against this season with a .927 save percentage. Dawn Salo has been in net for a 4-4-0 record with two shutouts. Salo averages 3.43 goals against with a .892 save percentage.
In their last games Davenport took on Penn State University for a single game and Liberty University for two games. The Panthers got the win over PSU, 2-1, but got swept by Liberty 3-0 and 2-0.
LAST TIME OUT : PANTHERS V. LAKERS
Last season Grand Valley took down the Panthers twice, 1-0 and 2-0. Corey Robison got the lone goal in the first game for GV, while Allen got the shutout making 20 saves. Kristen Ianuzzi, and Katie Danto got the goals in the second game for the Lakers while Watson was in net making 13 saves for her shutout.
For score updates, you can follow either team on Twitter, @DU_WHockey and @GVWomensHockey, or the Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association’s account on Twitter, @ccwha_d1.
Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager