• MICHIGAN STATE/GRAND VALLEY– The Lakers traveled to East Lansing on October 1 to play the first league game of the season against the Spartans. The two teams each walked away with a point after a 3-3 tie. Grand Valley’s Megyn Beebe started things off at the 3:51 mark in the first period. Kendra Myers would grab the assist on the first Beebe goal. At 12:59, Allison Stapleton would find Beebe open again for her to put another one in for a 2-0 game. The Spartans had a response this time however, as Maddie Wolsmann found the back of the net to make it 2-1 to end the first period.

Sherine Diffendal would even the score 11:00 minutes into the second with a shot from the blue line on the power play. Alexis Smith with the assist on the power play goal. Grand Valley would come right back as Frankie Wojtylo put one in four minutes later with help from Karyn Schmaltz and Sally Hoerr, also on the power play. Alex Strohm of Michigan State would make it 3-3 with 0:10 left in the second period after a scrum in front of the net. Smith with the assist in the tying goal as well. Taylor Watson was in net for the Lakers, picking up 42 saves on 45 shots on net. Kathryn Hamer was in between the pipes for Michigan State as she made 20 saves on 23 shots on goal.

Third star of the game belongs to GV’s Watson (42/45), second star is awarded to MSU’s Smith (2a), and the game’s first star goes to GV’s Beebe (2g).


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

  • MIAMI/MCKENDREE – Mckendree took on the No. 1 ACHA Ranked team Miami in their first ever ACHA games Sept. 30/Oct. 1, where Miami came out with 3-0 and 8-0 wins. In Friday’s 3-0 win for Miami, Jordan Hanson put in the first goal of the game at the 14:25 mark in the second period. Alyssa Visalli grabbed Miami’s second goal with help from Sarah Peterson, and Rachael Booth finished out the scoring, in the third period with an assist, again, from Peterson. Emalee Wills picked up the shutout for the Redhawks, stopping all 16 shots faced. The Redhawks threw 34 shots on the McKendree goaltender.


In the Saturday matchup, the Miami offense took off. Booth would begin the scoring for the night just 1:29 into the first period. Ellen Chiligris and Visalli would grab the assists on Booth’s first goal. At 13:46, still in the first, Booth would grab an unassisted goal to make it 2-0 over McKendree. With three to go in the first period of play, Kaley Mooney found open net to bring the lead to three before the first intermission. Ireland Mooney would get the assist on the third Miami goal. Caroline Noble would open things up to 4-0 at 7:46 into the second, with help from Natalie Hornbuckle. K. Mooney came back again to add her second goal of the night two minutes later after a pass from Kathleen Baldwin. Miami makes it a 6-0 game after Nicole Matthews adds on a goal of her own, from Peterson at the 12:34 mark in the third period. K. Mooney would tally her third goal of the game at 13:29 in the third after passes from I. Mooney and Matthews while on the powerplay. To close out the scoring at eight, Chiligris registered her second point of the night with help from Booth and Hanson. Wills was in net again, this time making 15 saves on 15 shots. Miami put up 43 total shots in the second game.

  • DAVENPORT/MIDLAND – The Davenport Panthers traveled to take on Midland University in their season opener. Davenport would take the first game on Sept. 30, 3-1 while Midland grabbed the second win, 2-0, the next day. In the Panther win, Lexie Boydston grabbed the first goal just 0:37 into the first period after a pass from Megan Martin. The second goal, which came at 8:06 in the first, came again from Boydston. This time Laken Kunz would get the assist on the Boydston goal. At 2-0 going into the second, Midland would make it 2-1 at the 3:31 mark. At 5:50 in the third period, Emily Ellis would grab the third and final goal of the game. Adrienne Porcalla registered the assist on the final Panther goal. Karley Ferguson was in net for Davenport, picking up 13 saves on 14 shots. The DU offense put up 16 shots on the Midland goaltender.

On Saturday, the Panthers couldn’t find the back of the net in response to Midland’s two goals. Ferguson was in net once again, making 19 saves on 21 shots on net. The Panthers threw 51 shots on the Midland net in the second game of the weekend.



  • MICHIGAN STATE/DAVENPORT – The Davenport Panthers had their home opener Friday, Oct. 7, and played host to the Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans started things off early in the first, 3:40 into play to be exact, as Kelsey Jaeckle put one in behind Davenport netminder Karley Ferguson. Jaeckle’s goal had assists from Maddie Wolsmann and Lauren Larson. With the score set at 1-0 going into the second period, Kelsey Cross would find herself with a short-handed goal with an assist from Ashley Astor for Michigan State to go up by two. Cross would grab her second goal of the game just 16 minutes later to close out the second period. Elise Plancon found herself with the fourth Spartan goal after a pass from Allison Lariviere two minutes into the third period. An unassisted goal by Alexis Smith then made it 5-0, Michigan State, while Andrea Uglietta grabbed a blue line goal after a pass from Wolsmann to make it 6-0. Davenport got on the board at 10:22 in the third period thanks to Megan Martin, with an assist from Lexie Boydston. But Michigan State wasn’t finished as Wolsmann (2) and Shelby Weaver each put in another goal before the end of the period. Laken Kunz of the Panthers managed to find open space to make the final score 9-2, Michigan State. Hannah Johnson was in net for the Spartans, grabbing 15 saves on 17 shots. Ferguson saw time in net for Davenport for 37 saves on 43 shots, while Dawn Salo stopped eight of 11 shots faced.


The third star of the weekend was MSU’s Cross (2g), second star goes to DU’s Ferguson (37/43), and first star is awarded to MSU’s Wolsmann (2g,2a).


  • DAVENPORT/MICHIGAN – The Wolverines traveled to take on Davenport Saturday night, as Michigan would come away with a close 3-1 win. Early in the first period, Megan Kerr would put one in from Emily Hotaling, and quickly after would be Morgan Baird with a second Michigan goal. Nardiello with the assist on the second Wolverine goal. After a scoreless second period, Molly Byrum found the first Davenport goal of the game, and the first of her career after a pass from Adrienne Porcalla. But Michigan struck back once more, this time from Ania Dow after passes from Karrie Inman and Jenna Trubiano to finish the game. Bailey Hamill was in net for Michigan, making 19 saves on 20 shots, while Ferguson saw more time in net, stopping 31 of 34 shots faced.


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


  • GRAND VALLEY/AQUINAS – The Division-1 and Division-2 leagues crossed for the second time this season, this time with Grand Valley and Aquinas facing off. The Saints began the game with a goal just one minute into play off the stick of Marlow Pentecost. Grand Valley responded in the second period with a goal from Karyn Schmaltz with help from Taylor Lampar and Riley Crook. Shortly after, the Lakers found the back of the net once again, this time on the power play from Sally Hoerr and an assist from Corey Robison. Grand Valley’s Alex Brinkman would put one in to make it 3-1 with help from Robison, again. To end the period, Schmaltz found the back of the net again after help from Crook and Jenalyn Pangborn, 4-1. Allison Stapleton and Lampar would each score to make a 6-1 final over Aquinas. Megyn Beebe with the assist on the final goal. Holly Ensley made 31 saves on 35 shots for the Saints, and Caitlin Miller also made 31 saves on 35 shots for Aquinas. Lauren Allen saw time in net for Grand Valley, making 12 saves on 13 shots faced, while the Laker offense put up a total of 70 shots on the two Aquinas goalies.
  • MIAMI/LINDENWOODBELLEVILLE – The No. 5 ACHA ranked team, Lindenwood-Belleville, took on the No. 1 ACHA ranked team in fierce matchup this past weekend. In Friday’s game, Miami came out on top, 2-1 with the first Redhawk goal coming from Katelyn Augustine. Kaley Mooney and Ireland Mooney would grab the assists on the Augustine goal while on the powerplay. Lindenwood would tie the game after a scoreless second period to even things up at the 2:38 mark in the third period. Seven minutes later Ireland Mooney would grab the game-winning-goal on the powerplay after a pass from Michaela Goguen. Emalee Wills made 37 saves on 38 shots faced, while the Miami forwards fired off 28 shots.

Saturday’s matchup had the Redhawks playing from behind. Lindenwood would grab the first goal within the first five minutes of play, but Augustine answered right back, a powerplay goal. K. Mooney with the assist. LUB came fighting back however, this time with two unanswered goals, one to end the first period and another to begin the second. Sarah Peterson and I. Mooney rose up, however, and made it a 3-3 game with a whole period of hockey to play. Rachael Booth, for the second weekend in a row, would get a game-winning-goal. Izzy Smith, Goguen and K. Mooney (2) would register assists on the last three goals. The Redhawks shot 53 total shots in the second game, while Wills stopped 26 of 29 shots faced.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

Graphic: Maria Barlow

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du-msu-ccwha-2GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Ranked 7th in the latest ACHA poll, the Michigan State Spartans head to Grand Rapids to take on 14th ranked Davenport University Friday, October 7th in the Panthers home opener at 8pm.

Read more: “MSU Takes on DU in Panthers Home Opener”

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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.


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.


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 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


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MICHIGAN STATE/ROBERT MORRIS – The Eagles of Robert Morris visited Michigan State University, with each team leaving the weekend with a win. Michigan State grabbed the first win on Saturday, 5-1, and Robert Morris came back for the split with a 4-3 win on Sunday. In the 5-1 win, Allyson Zachwieja grabbed the lone Eagles’ goal, with Makaila Anderson tallying the assist. For the five Michigan State goals, Kendall Clary grabbed two while Natalie Prisciandaro, Elise Plancon, and Lyndsay Oden put in the others. Kelsey Cross had two assists in the win, while Kara Scaturro and Bree Kraut added helpers as well. Hannah Johnson earned the win, stopping 45 out of 46 shots on net, while both Laura Noble and Kendra Gallaher were in net for RMU. Noble picked up 17 saves on 21 shots, while Gallaher grabbed 20 saves on 21 shots on net.

In the Robert Morris win, Anderson, and Zachwieja (1g, 1a) eached grabbed a goal, while Grace Dynek tallied three points (2g, 1a). Bria Berggren (2a), Madison Shultz (1a) registered assists in the win. Kraut grabbed two of three goals for the Spartans, while Oden (1g, 2a) grabbed goal number three. Prisciandaro and Olivia Lord got the two assists in the loss. Gallaher was in net again for RMU, picking up 38 saves on 41 shots to hold onto the lead. Kathryn Hamer was between the pipes for Michigan State, making 21 saves on 25 shots on net.

Third star of the weekend goes to RMU’s Zachwieja (2g, 1a), second star belongs to RMU’s Gallaher (58/62), and first star is awarded to MSU’s Oden (2g, 2a).

MICHIGAN STATE/ADRIAN– The Spartans and the Bulldogs finished out their league series on a Thursday night, with neither team able to come out on top, as they tie 2-2. Kara Scaturro tallied both of Michigan State’s goals, both also coming in the first period. Natalie Prisciandaro (1a), Ashley Astor (1a) and Alexis Smith (2a) registered the helpers on Scaturro’s goals. Kathryn Hamer was in net making 21 saves on 39 shots on net. Alison Dungey grabbed 22 saves on 24 shots on net for Adrian in the tie. Alicia Tait and Nichole Laflamme (1g, 1a) tallied the goals. Tara Wrbelis, Kaillie Hardy and Jessica Rushing registered the helpers for the Bulldogs. The series between the two ends 1-0-1 in favor of Adrian (one win).

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

DAVENPORT/PENN STATE/LIBERTY – Davenport University took a road trip that included three games, one against Penn State University and two against Liberty University, the defending National Champions. Against Penn State the Panthers grabbed a 2-1 win, with two late goals by Adrienne Porcalla to overcome the 1-0 deficit they had all game. Patsy Howe and Lexie Boydston tallied the assists on the Porcalla goals. Karley Ferguson grabbed the win and 37 saves on 38 shots on net. Davenport was shut out against Liberty, 0-3 and 0-2.

GRAND VALLEY/WISCONSIN– The Lakers took on Wisconsin and came home to Michigan with two wins, 6-3 and 5-0. The first game brought goals from Frankie Wojtylo (1g), Alexa Tenwalde (1g), Katie Danto (1g, 1a), Stacey Mathieu (1g) and Taylor Lampar (2g). Meanwhile, the GV helpers came from the sticks on Karyn Schmaltz (3a) and Kendra Myers (3a). Lauren Allen picked up 19 saves on 22 shots in the first game.

The second win on the weekend for Grand Valley saw goals from Myers (1g, 1a), Mathieu (2g, 2a), Lampar (1g) and Tea Greca (1g, 1a). Corey Robison (1a) and Sally Hoerr (2a) had the helpers while Taylor Watson was between the pipes this time picking up 22 saves on 22 shots on net for the shutout.

MICHIGAN/D2 NORTHERN MICHIGAN­ – The Division-1 Michigan Wolverines took on the Division-2 Northern Michigan Wildcats. Each team earned a win on the weekend in the cross-division play. In the Michigan win, 5-3, Julia Chenoweth grabbed the win. Emily Hotaling (2g, 1a) led the way while Mercedes Reyes (1g), Jennifer Cusmano (1g, 2a) and Jenna Trubiano (1g) tallied the other Wolverine goals. Camilla Vercollone (1a), Lia Harrington (a) and Eleanor Chalifoux (1a) registered the assists for Michigan. Jenna Bales was in net for Northern Michigan, and Kendall Turro led the way with two goals. Alison Carlson tallied three points (1g, 2a) while Carlie Kangas (1a), Macy Shultz (1a) and Kelsey Weyland (1a) also grabbed points for NMU.

The Wildcats took down the Division-1 Wolverines 3-2 in the second game, with Brianna Bangle earning the win in net. Turro tallied another goal while Carlson (1g, 2a) and Sierra Rusinek (1g) compiled the other NMU goals. Chenoweth was in net for Michigan again, while Caroline Hurd (1g, 1a) and Rachel Hysong (1g) tallied the blue and yellow goals. Cusmano added on an assist in the one goal loss.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

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DAVENPORT/OHIO STATE – Ohio State University took on Davenport University in a CCWHA league matchup, where Davenport came out on top in both games, 6-3 and 2-0.

Megan Martin led the Panthers in the 6-3 victory with four points (3g, 1a). Lexie Boydston (1g), Ashley Reese (1g) and Laken Kunz (1g, 2a) tallied the other DU goals. Patsy Howe grabbed two assists while Adrienne Porcalla registered two assists as well. Karley Ferguson got the nod in net for Davenport and made 17 saves on 20 shots on goal for the win.

Emily Ciborek was in between the pipes for Ohio State making 48 saves on 54 shots on net. Jessica McCoy, Courtney Trudeau and Emilie Dunlap tallied the goals for the Buckeyes. Brittany Brandon added on an assist in the 6-3 loss.

The second game brought a closer score between the two teams. Davenport grabbed two goals against Ohio State with Boydston and Emily Ellis each putting one in. Dawn Salo was in net for the 2-0 win, grabbing 28 saves on 28 shots on net. Ciborek was in net again for OSU, this time making 51 saves on 53 shots on net.

Third star of the weekend goes to DU’s Kunz with three points (1g, 2a), second star is OSU’s Ciborek who went 99/107 and first star belongs to DU’s Martin with four points (3g, 1a).

MICHIGAN STATE/ADRIAN – The Adrian College Bulldogs traveled to Michigan State for an away-and-home series, with Adrian topping the Spartans 6-3 in the first of two games.

Nicole Paradis led the Bulldogs with two goals while Nicole Laflamme (1g, 1a), Kaillie Hardy (1g, 1a) and Jessica Rushing (1g, 1a) each tallied goals as well. Alicia Tait (1a) and Shannon Osland (1a) contributed assists to the six Adrian goals. Alison Dungey grabbed the win for AC in net.

Lyndsay Oden registered two of three of the Spartan’s goals, while Kara Scaturro tallied the third goal. Sydney Glanz, Bree Kraut, Alexis Smith, Kelsey Cross, Ashley Astor and Olivia Lord recorded the assists for Michigan State. Hannah Johnson and Kathryn Hamer both spent time in net for MSU.

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

ROBERT MORRIS/D2 IOWA STATE – Robert Morris University took on Division-2 ACHA member Iowa State University. The Cyclones took down the Eagles twice, 5-3 and 5-4.

Makaila Anderson led the way in the 5-3 win, grabbing two goals for the Eagles. Grace Dynek tallied the other Eagle goal. Allyson Zachwieja (1a) and Abbey Revelle (1a) tallied the helpers on the three goals for Robert Morris. Kendra Gallaher was in net and made 19 saves on 24 shots on goal.

The Eagles were led by Dynek in the second game who tallied three points (1g, 2a). Anderson grabbed a goal as well as Zachwieja (1g, 1a) and Marissa Brokaw (1g). Alex Nurse registered an assist on one of the four RMU goals. Laura Noble was in net for Robert Moriss making 21 saves on 26 shots on net.

MICHIGAN/COLORADO STATE – The University of Michigan took on Colorado State in a one-game series and topped the Rams 4-1.

Jenna Trubiano led the way for the Wolverines with two points (1g,1a) while Karoline Inman also tallied two points (2a) in the win. Mercedes Reyes (1g), Jennifer Cusmano (1g) and Leah Krieger (1g) also contributed to Michigan’s goals. Lia Harrington (1a) tallied a helper in the 4-1 win. Julia Chenoweth was in net for the Wolverines picking up 28 saves on 29 shots on goal.

ADRIAN/COLORADO STATE – Adrian also battles against the Rams of Colorado State University and fell 4-3.

Kaillie Hardy led the way for the Bulldogs with two points (1g, 1a). Nicole Paradis (1g), and Morgan Praska (1g) also registered goals. Summer Frey (1a), Sabrena Camp (1a) and Valerie Twigg (1a) got helpers on the three Adrian goals. Ellyn Stanton (17/21) and Alison Dungey (3/3) both spent time in net.

GRAND VALLEY/LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE – Grand Valley welcomed Lindenwood-Belleville to town, where the Lakers split with LUB, 4-0 and 2-4.

In the 4-0 win, Taylor Watson was in net for GV grabbing 10 saves on 10 shots on net. Katie Danto tallied two goals, while Karyn Schmaltz (1g, 1a), and Stacey Mathieu (1g) helped rack up the goals. Corey Robison (3a), Hilary Daniels (1a) and Kendra Myers (1a) tallied the helpers on the four Grand Valley goals.

Brelin Tasker and Tea Greca put in the two Laker goals in the 4-2 loss. Watson was in net again, making 13 saves on 17 shots on net. Myers tallied an assist in the second game.

MIAMI/COLORADO STATE – Miami University of Ohio took on the Colorado State University Rams as well, and came out with a 4-0 and 8-0 win.

Caroline Noble, Alyssa Visalli, Morgan McGrath, and Kaley Mooney each tallied a goal in the 4-0 win. Emalee Wills was in net for the Redhawks and picked up 18 saves on 18 shots on net. Ireland Mooney (1a), Ellen Chiligris (1a), Izzy Smith (1a) and Jordan Hanson (2a) had the helpers on the goals.

In the 8-0 win, Miami had seven different goal scorers. Noble (1g), I. Mooney (1g), Rachael Booth (2g, 2a), Kathleen Baldwin (1g, 1a) Chiligris (1g), Visalli (1g, 1a), Smith (1g, 2a) tallied the goals. Becca Senden (2a), McGrath (1a) and Kaley Mooney (2a) registered the helpers for Miami. Wills was in  net again and made 17 saves on 17 shots on net.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

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For their efforts in helping their teams, the Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association (CCWHA) Division-1 Players of the Month for December, 2015 are: Ohio State forward Melinda Vercollone (Forward of the Month), Grand Valley State freshman defense Sally Hoerr (Defenseman of the Month) and Davenport freshman goaltender Karley Ferguson (Goalie of the Month).

Read more: “Vercollone, Hoerr, Ferguson D1 Dec. Players of Month”

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MIAMI/ROBERT MORRIS – The Redhawks of Miami took on the Eagles of Robert Morris this past weekend (Nov. 20/21), with the Redhawks escaping with a sweep, 5-1 and 3-1. Rachael Booth (3g), Ellen Chiligris (1g) and Caroline Noble tallied the Miami goals. Alyssa Visalli (1a), Morgan McGrath (1a), Izzy Smith (1a), Katie Augustine (1a) and Jessica Gould (2a) got the helpers. Emalee Wills was in net for Miami, grabbing the win with 20 saves from 21 shots on net. Robert Morris grabbed a single goal in the first game from Makaila Anderson while Kendra Gallaher registered 32 saves from 37 shots on net.

The second game of a 3-1 win saw goals from Noble (1g), Booth (1g-1a), and Augustine (1g-1a). McGrath and Kaley Mooney added the assists to the Miami goals. Anderson snagged the Eagles’ lone goal yet again, with Madison Shultz tallied the assist. Laura Noble made 41 saves in the loss from 44 shots on net.

The third star of the weekend goes to RMU’s Anderson (2g), second star belongs to Miami’s Noble (2g) and first star is the Redhawk’s Booth (4g-1a).

MICHIGAN STATE/DAVENPORT– The Spartans and the Panthers finished their first series of the season on Sunday (Nov. 22), with Michigan State ending things with a win and a sweep, 4-0. The four unanswered goals from the Spartans came from sticks of Oden (2g), Anderson (1g), and Scaturro (1g-1a). Alexis Smith (1a), Plancon (2a), Prisciandaro (2a) and Astor grabbed the apples on the goals. Hannah Johnson was in net for the win, grabbing 27 saves on 27 shots on net, gaining a shutout. Karley Ferguson was in net for Davenport, saving 65 shots out of a total 69.

Third star of the weekend goes to Davenport’s Ferguson (65/69), second star goes to the Spartan’s Johnson (27/27) and first star is MSU’s Oden (2g).


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

ADRIAN COLLEGE/LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE – Adrian traveled south last weekend to take on LU, and coming home with two wins, 2-1 and 3-1. Pauge Fuoco (1g), Jessica Rushing (1g-1a) grabbed the first game’s goals for the Bulldogs. Nicole Paradis grabbed a single helper in the 2-1 win while Alison Dungey grabbed 19 saves on 20 shots for Adrian.

The 3-1 win saw goals from Summer Frey (1g), Rushing (1g) and Nicole LaFlamme (1g). Alicia Tait (1a), Sabrena Camp (1a) and Kaillie Hardy (1a) tallied assists for Adrian. Dungey was in net again for AC, picking up 31 saves from 32 shots on net.

Third star honors for the weekend for Adrian goes to Frey (1 GWG), second star is Rushing (2g-1a) and first star belongs to Dungey (50/52).

DAVENPORT/LIBERTY – The Panthers had a single exhibition game with Liberty University, and were taken down 8-1. Lexie Boydston grabbed the single goal for Davenport while Dawn Solo grabbed 32 saves from 40 shots on net.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager 

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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.

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ADRIAN/GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Adrian College Bulldogs (6-2, 4-1 CCWHA) take on the Davenport University Panthers (3-5, 1-1 CCWHA) this weekend in a home-and-away series. The Bulldogs and the Panthers faced off Thursday, October 28 at 7 p.m. and rematch Friday, October 29 at 8 p.m.


LAST TIME OUT: Adrian Prevails Late in Third

The Bulldogs surpassed the scoring drought throughout the first two periods of play against the Panthers Thursday night, with Kristen Labelle, Kaillie Hardy and Alicia Tait getting the goals for Adrian and Laken Kunz grabbing Davenport’s lone goal. Karley Ferguson grabbed 45 saves off of 48 shots on goal for Davenport, while on the other side of the ice Alison Dungey stopped all but one of her 13 shots on goal for Adrian.



The two CCWHA teams battled to a split series, with Adrian picking up the first win on February 5. In the 3-1 win Jessica Rushing led the Bulldogs with two points (1g-1a) while Nichole Laflamme also had a goal in the matchup. Alison Dungey recorded the win after stopping 23 of 24 shots on net. February 7 brought new light for the Panthers as they struck early with a goal from Courtney Curlee and held on for the duration of the game.



The Bulldogs sit at 4-1 in CCWHA play and enter this weekend after a sweep of Penn State University, 4-0 and 5-1. Nicole Paradis led the way with four points (1g-3a) while Kaillie Hardy (2g) and Alicia Tait (1a) also grabbed points in the two games.

Adrian started out the season against Robert Morris University and earned two season-starting wins before moving on to split a series with University of Michigan.

Freshman Nicole Paradis leads the Bulldogs in points (11), goals (6) and assists (5) while fellow freshman Kaillie Hardy and junior Jessica Rushing are tied with four goals each, and Hardy and junior Jessica Fabbro are even with four assists each.

Paradis leads the CCWHA in goals (5) while she sits at No. 7 in goals for the nation while averaging a point a game within league play. Junior Alicia Tait sits at No. 2 for points (5) in the CCWHA.

Goaltender Alison Dungey has recorded a 5-2-0 record thus far, picking up two shutouts along the way. Dungey has earned a 1.13 goals against average within CCWHA play with a .930 save percentage. Fellow goalie for Adrian, Ellyn Stanton, has picked up a 2-0-0 record, averaging 2.00 goals against average and a .905 save percentage.

AC posted a 14-8-4 record last season gaining 59 goals for and allowing just 37 goals against. Adrian returns top scorer Laflamme (14g-7a) and welcomes back Dungey and Stanton in goal with Dungey coming off of a 4-2-0 previous season with three shutouts and a .948 save percentage. Stanton achieved a 4-0-0 record after two shutouts and a .964 save percentage for the Bulldogs.




The Panthers are just 1-1 thus far in CCWHA play, and are coming off a single-game-series loss to Michigan State University, 3-2 in overtime. Lexie Boydston and Adrienne Porcalla grabbed the goals for Davenport. The Grand Rapids based team begun the season with an opening sweep of Midland University before having a split series with the University of Michigan.

Boydston leads the way for Davenport in goals (6) and points (8) and is currently No. 4 for goals and No. 6 for points within the CCWHA while averaging 1.33 points per game. Laken Kunz and Adrienne Porcalla are right behind Boydston with Kunz having seven points (2g-5a) and Porcalla having three points (3g).

Karley Ferguson has posted a 1-4-0 record in goal thus far with a 2.00 goals against average and a .919 save percentage for DU. Dawn Salo has recorded a 2-1-0 record with 1 shutout after a 2.67 goals against average and a .913 save percentage.

The Panthers went 13-9-1 in the 14-15 season grabbing 78 goals for and 47 goals against. Davenport welcomes back their top scorer, Catie O’Connor (14g-9a), as well as Boydston who racked up 16 points (15g-1a) and Kunz who tallied 11 points (6g-5a).



For score updates, you can follow either team on Twitter, @DU_WHockey and @ACWomensACHA, or the Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association’s account on Twitter, @ccwha_d1.

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