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

Posted in Front Pics, Game Recap, News

ROBERT MORRIS/OHIO STATE – Robert Morris University traveled to the home of the Buckeyes, Ohio State University for a two-game league series this past weekend. In the first game, RMU tallied the first win of the series started with a Bria Berggren goal after a little help from Rebecca Dilley and Madison Schultz. . The second goal of the game came with three minutes left in the first period from Allyson Zachwieja, unassisted. After a scoreless second period, Emily Urban made it 3-0 after passes from Zachwieja and Katie Merrell. Robert Morris would grab their fourth goal of the game, this time from Dilley before Ohio State would put in their first from Courtney Trudeau. Lauren Yomantas was in net for the Eagles making 12 saves on 13 shots on goal. Selena Hunter had the nod in net for the Buckeyes in the first game making 25 saves from 29 shots on goal.

In Saturday’s game, Robert Morris took home the win, with a 4-0 score. Makaila Anderson started things off with a late first period goal for RMU. Allyson Zachwieja would get credited with the assist on the game-winner. Katie Merrell and Grace Dynek would add two goals on for the Eagles in the second period. The helpers came from Julia Vara and Anderson. Dynek would grab her second of the game late in the third period to finish out the scoring. Assists to Bria Berggren and Andrea Phaviseth. Lauren Yomantas was in net for Robert Morris, grabbing the shutout with 12 saves. Emily Ciborek made 59 saves on 63 shots faced for Ohio State in game two.

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

GRAND VALLEY/MCKENDREE – The Lakers took on a non-league exhibition series with McKendree University, with the two each walking away with a win. Friday’s game was GV’s win, 3-2. Megyn Beebe started things off mid-way through the first period after help from line mate Kendra Myers . Then defenseman Brelin Tasker would grab a late second period goal to go up by two. McKendree found their answer first answer within the first five minutes of the third period for a one goal game. Myers notched the lead back to two with a goal of her own at the ten minute mark, 3-1. McKendree would find one more goal, but would not be enough to take down the Lakers. Taylor Watson was in net making 17 saves on 19 shots on goal while Grand Valley would put up 28 shots on McKendree.

Saturday’s game was a different story, as the two ranked teams played to a scoreless first period. Early in the second, the McKendree offense found their groove as they found open net twice in a row, once on the power play for a 2-0 lead over the Lakers. To make matters worse, a third goal was put in behind GV goaltender Lauren Allen to start the third before Haley Keary made it 3-1. Kendra Myers and Alex Brinkman would tally the assists on the lone Grand Valley goal. Allen racked up 17 saves on 20 shots on goal, while the Laker offense fired off 43 shots on goal.

DAVENPORT/LIBERTY – The Liberty Flames traveled to Michigan for three games, beginning with a single-game series with Davenport. The Panthers picked up the first goal of the game just thirty seconds into play after a pass from Patsy Howe to Emily Ellis. Liberty would only find themselves with a single goal as well after 20 minutes of play. However, the Flames offense took off beginning in the second period, as they would find seven more goals before the end of the third. Three second period goals, four third period goals would make for an 8-1 win for Liberty. Davenport allowed four power play goals as Karley Ferguson make 66 saves on 74 shots on goal. The Panthers put up 17 shots on the LU goaltender.

MIAMI/MINNESOTA – The Gophers visited Ohio, for a two-game exhibition series with the Redhawks. Kaley Mooney put in the first goal of the game to put Miami up by one after a 0-0 first period. Minnesota would also get a goal in the second, but late, and from former Redhawk Becca Senden on the power play. After another scoreless period, the two teams would head to over time where no goals were found yet again. Emalee Wills picked up the tie in net for Miami making 22 saves on 23 shots faced, while the Redhawk offense put up 32 shots on goal.

In Saturday’s game, Mooney would tally the first goal again, this time from Sarah Peterson. Minnesota would grab their only two goals of the game, back-to-back, to take the lead 2-1 going into the second period. Izzy Smith and Mooney would each grab a goal to go up 3-2 after a hard fought second period. Jordan Hanson assisted the Smith power play goal, while Amanda Pugliese grabbed the assist on the third Redhawk goal. Mooney would complete her hat trick to start the third period after passes from Ireland Mooney and Nicole Matthews on the power play. Pugliese would make it 5-2 as I. Mooney would tally her second assist of the night, Smith with the secondary assist. The sixth and final goal would be put in by I. Mooney after a sauce from Katie Augustine. Wills grabbed the win for Miami with 23 saves on 25 shots on goal. The Redhawks would put up 44 shots on the Gopher goaltender.

ADRIAN/LIBERTY – Liberty continued their Michigan traveling as they would finish the weekend with a two-game exhibition series with Adrian College. Sam Fortune put in Adrian’s only goal of the game before Liberty found the back of the on the power play to tie the game. Over time would be needed, where Liberty would find another power play to tally the win. Dana Columbu was in net stopping 34 of 36 shots on goal, while the Bulldog offense threw 30 shots on the Flames goaltender.

In Saturday’s matchup, Liberty would take the 2-0 win with one goal in the first and another in the second. Alison Dungey was in net this time for the Bulldogs, stopping 18 of 20 shots faced. The Bulldogs fired off 33 shots in the LU defensive zone.

DAVENPORT/MCKENDREE – McKendree finished their three game weekend with a single game against Davenport. The Panthers tallied the loss, 2-0, after two second period goals. Karley Ferguson made 33 saves in net on 35 shots on goal, allowing one power play goal. The Panthers fired 17 shots on goal at McKendree.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

Graphic: Maria Barlow

Posted in Front Pics, Game Recap, News

AMHERST, MASS. – Grand Valley State University faced off with Liberty University in their first game of the ACHA showcase on Friday, November 4. Grand Valley, who came slid into the No. 5 spot in the last ACHA ranking took down No. 2 Liberty, 4-2.

Kendra Myers registered a hat trick to lead the Lakers to victory for her first hat trick of the season. Megyn Beebe grabbed her ninth goal of the season as she tallied the first GV goal of the game in response to Liberty at the 10:00 mark in the second period.

Lauren Allen earned her second win in 2016, making 59 saves on 61 shots Liberty threw at her. Grand Valley, despite the 4-2 win, was outshot 61-19. The Lakers allowed a single short-handed goal while tallying a power play goal themselves from Myers.

Beebe’s goal had assists from Riley Crook and Myers,  while Myers first goal had an assist from Taylor Lampar to get her ninth point this season. Haley Keary grabbed her fifth assist this year on the Myers power play goal, with a second assist from Beebe.

The Lakers (4-4-2) take on No. 3 University of Massachusetts (7-2-1) today at 4:30 for their second showcase game.


Michigan State University, also an attendee of the ACHA showcase, took on the No. 3 ranked University of Massachusetts in their first game of the weekend. The Spartans took down the Minutemen with just two goals to improve to 4-1-1 in ACHA play.

Kelsey Cross snagged both goals, and both on the power play. No scoring in the third period led to Hannah Johnson picking up her first shutout of the season, as she moves to 3-0 between the pipes.

Andrea Uglietta assisted the first Cross goal for her sixth point of the season, while Olivia Lord grabbed the lone assist on the second Cross goal to secure the win. Johnson earned her shutout by stopping 35 shots on goal, while the Spartans threw 32 shots on the UMASS goaltender.

Michigan State looks towards University of Rhode Island for game two of the ACHA showcase, with the puck drop set for 2pm today, in Massachusetts.


The third CCWHA team who ventured to the ACHA showcase is University of Michigan. The Wolverines faced off with No. 10 Rhode Island in game one, with Michigan falling short, 2-1.

Mercedes Reyes tallied her second goal of the season after a scoreless first period to break the goose eggs on the scoreboard. Rhode Island would go on to score two unanswered goals, one to end the second period and the other late in the third period.

Bailey Hamill was in goal for Michigan, moving to 1-5 thus far in ACHA play. The Wolverines play No. 2 Liberty at 7pm for the second time this season, first in the showcase.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

Graphic: Maria Barlow

Posted in Front Pics, Game Recap, News

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 

Posted in Front Pics, Game Recap, News

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.

Posted in Front Pics, Game Recap, News