aq-osuCOLUMBUS, OH – The Division-2 CCWHA member, Aquinas College, travels to Division-1 Ohio State University for the first time in both program’s history for a weekend series, Friday Sept. 23 and Saturday Sept. 24.

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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).

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ADRIAN/GRAND VALLEY – The Bulldogs and the Lakers faced off in a much anticipated matchup last weekend (Nov. 13/14), where the Bulldogs emerged victorious twice. In the 3-2 victory Alicia Tait (1g-1a), Kaillie Hardy (1g-1a) and Jessica Rushing tallied the goals while Paige Fuoco grabbed an assist. Alison Dungey was in net for Adrian and grabbed 19 saves off of 21 shots on net. For the Lakers, Taylor Lampar (1g-1a), and Tea Greca (1g) grabbed the goals, with Greca’s goal came while GV was short-handed. Alexa Tenwalde tallied an assist in the loss, while Taylor Watson saw time in net stopping 21 of 24 shots on goal.

The second ended with another Bulldog win, this time 3-0. Hardy tallied two goals while Nichole Laflamme grabbed third goal for Adrian. Dungey got the nod in net again for Adrian, stopping all 25 shots on net. Lauren Allen saw time in net for the Lakers this time, stopping 27 of 30 shots on net.

The third star of the weekend goes to the Bulldog’s Tait (1g-2a), second star recognition belongs to Adrian’s Hardy (3g-1a) while first star honors is received by Dungey of AC who stopped 44 of 46 shots on net.

MICHIGAN/OHIO STATE – The Wolverines and the Buckeyes played two tough games, however Michigan tallied two wins, 3-1 and 5-2. Eleanor Chalifoux (1g-1a), Jennifer Cusmanno (1g-1a) and Sarah Girard (1g) grabbed the Wolverines goals while Karoline Inman also tallied an assist. Julia Chenoweth was in net for Michigan, making 23 saves from 24 shots on net. Melinda Vercollone grabbed the lone Buckeye goal while Emily Ciborek stopped 54 of 57 shots on net.

Sunday’s game brought goals for Michigan from Inman (1g), Emily Hotaling (1g-1a), Mercedes Reyes (1g-1a), Sarah Lather (1g) and Caroline Hurd (1g). Bailey Hamill was in net this time for the Wolverines picking up 20 saves on 22 shots on net. For the Buckeyes, Jessica McCoy (1g), Courtney Trudeau (1g) tallied the goals with Vercollone and Emilie Dunlap grabbed the apples on the two goals. Ciborek stopped 53 of 58 shots on net for Ohio State.

The third star of the weekend goes to Michigan’s Chalifoux (1g-1a), second star belongs to the Wolverine’s Cusmano (1g-1a) and the first star goes to OSU’s Ciborek who stopped 107 of 115 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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