GRAND VALLEY/ADRIAN (10.21/10.22) – The CCWHA rivals had an important series October 21 and 22, with Adrian coming up with the sweep, tallying wins of 6-3 and 7-1. In the series’ first game, the Lakers started things off with Taylor Lampar putting in the first goal with an assist from Allison Carlson and Brelin Tasker at the 5:00 minute mark into the period. The Bulldogs would tally three unanswered goals to make it 3-1, after Jessie Rushing, Kaillie Hardy and Taylor Murcek found the back of the net. Brittany Levasseur, Madeline Arnold, Nicole Paradis, and Kyleen Wilson with the helpers on the first three AC goals. Rachel Smith began the second period with a Grand Valley goal, 7:08 into play, with Carlson and Lampar adding to their point total with assists. Once again, the Bulldogs put in three unanswered scores, this time from Kirstin LaBelle, Olivia Ziemba and Paradis. The assists came from Kelly-Rae Zdan, Danica Polson, Brooklyn Moore, Jessica Harrison, Murcek and Arnold. LaBelle’s goal coming on the AC power play. Lampar grabbed her second goal of the night, and the final goal of the game at the 11:30 mark in the third after a pass from Corey Robison and Smith while on a power play of their own. Alison Dungey picked up the win for Adrian in net, stopping 19 of 22 shots faced, while at the other end, Lauren Allen stopped 42 of 48 shots on goal.

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MIAMI/OHIO STATE – The 8-2 Redhawks took on Ohio State in one of the final league series of the season. With two wins, 5-2 and 3-2, Miami continues to be tied with Adrian for first place in Division 1. The Buckeyes got out early into a 2-0 lead over the defending National Champions. Molly Arntson and Brittany Brandon with the goals, while Courtney Trudeau tallied the only assist in the game for Ohio State. 8:27 into the second period, the Miami offensive begun. Kathleen Baldwin made it a 2-1 game after passes from Amanda Pugliest and Sarah Peterson. Two minutes, exactly, later, it was a 2-2 tie thanks to Kaley Mooney. Pugliese and Peterson with the assists again. Jordan Hanson got the game-winner and her first of the game to finish out the second period scoring. Pugliese with her third assist on the power play Hanson goal. K. Mooney put her second of the night in at the 5:48 mark in the third before Hanson also tallied her second of the game. Hanson’s second goal also came on the power play, with assists from Izzy Smith and K. Mooney. Rachel Damrath was in net for Miami, making 17 saves on 19 shots faced while Selena Hunter stopped 32 of 37 shots for Ohio State.

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MICHIGAN/OHIO STATE – The two rivals went head-to-head in a league series, with Michigan grabbing two wins, 2-0 and 4-0. In Saturday’s 4-0 win, Caroline Hurd, Megan Kerr, Lia Harrington, and Sarah Girard grabbed the goals. The assists came from Morgan Baird, Carolyn Andonian, Clare Mcmanaman, Karrie Inman and Hurd. In net for Ohio State was Emily Ciborek, who made 35 saves on 39 attempts while Bailey Hamill was in net for Michigan stopping 13 of 13 shots on net.

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ADRIAN/OHIO STATE – The Bulldogs traveled south for a league series with Ohio State University. Adrian picked up two 6-0 wins for the sweep and to improve to 10-0 in CCWHA play to stay at the top of the standings and 15-2 overall. The Buckeyes sit at 0-10 in CCWHA play and 0-11-1 in total play.

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ROBERT MORRIS/MICHIGAN –  The first league series of the new year had the Eagles hosting the Wolverines, with Michigan coming out on top in both games, 3-2 and 4-1. Friday’s game had Robert Morris with the first goal from Bria Berggren. The lone goal in the first period came after a pass from Allyson Zachwieja. Michigan tied the game with a Carolyn Andonian goal after a pass from Sarah Girard at the 14:36 mark in the second. Makaila Anderson made sure that RMU had the lead going into the second break of the game with two minutes to play in the second. Emily Urban had the assist on the Anderson goal. Ania Dow brought the score to 2-2 two minutes into the final period of play after a Rachel Hysong pass. The game-winning-goal came off the stick of Lia Harrington after help from Madelyn McEachern. In net for Michigan, Bailey Hamill made 22 saves on 24 shots faced while Lauren Yomantas was between the pipes for Robert Morris making 27 saves on 30 shots on goal.

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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.

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COLUMBUS, OH – Robert Morris University heads to Ohio to take on the Buckeyes of Ohio State University. Puck drop set for 730 pm on Friday, November 19 and 5 pm on Saturday, November 20.

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DAVENPORT/OHIO STATE – The Panthers took the ice against the Buckeyes in a league series, with Davenport picking up their first sweep of the year. Despite Ohio State opening up the scoring 0:30 into the game, the Panthers racked up five total goals.  Jessica McCoy tallied the first of the two OSU goals, with Melinda Vercollone grabbing the assist. Jaiden Forrest got things started for Davenport in the first period, while Megan Martin would put in the only other DU first period goal. The assists that lead to the Panther 2-1 lead came from Emily Ellis and Patsy Howe on the powerplay, and Zoie Amatore. After a scoreless second period, Adrienna Porcalla broke the mold and put Davenport up 3-1 with help from Tori Dubuc. No more than thirty seconds later, Lexie Boydston made it 4-1 after a pass from linemate Laken Kunz. Ohio State responded with their second goal of the game, this time from Emilie Dunlap and an assist from Grace Danby, but Davenport secured the 5-2 win with another Porcalla goal with a minute left in the third. Porcalla’s goal came from Dubuc once again. Karley Ferguson was in net for her fourth win of the season for the Panthers stopping 35 shots on 37 shots faced, while Selena Hunter was at the other end for OSU grabbing 51 saves on 55 shots.

Saturday’s game brought a shutout to Ferguson, as she stopped all 19 shots on goal from OSU. Emily Ciborek was in net for the second game of the series picking up 47 saves on 54 shots on net. The goal scorers for Davenport were Kunz (3), Porcalla, Forrest, Amatore (her first of her career), and Boydston. The Panthers gathered two goals in the first, one in the second, and four in the third. Ellis, Porcalla (2), Kunz (2), Boydston (2), Olivia Rudberg and Jenny Deane tallied the Panther assists in the 7-0 win. Four power play goals were tallied, Boydston, Amatore, and Kunz (2).

The third star of the weekend goes to DU’s Ferguson (54/56), second star is DU’s Porcalla (3g, 2a), and first star belongs to Kunz (3g, 3a).

MIAMI/ADRIAN – The big battle between the two top ACHA ranked teams took place last weekend, with a Bulldog sweep of the Redhawks. Both games had a one goal difference to decide the winner, Friday’s game had Adrian grabbing the first win just 1-0 in a battle of the goalies. Jessica Harrison grabbed the unassisted, game-winning, power play goal for Adrian at the 17:00 mark in the second period. Alison Dungey tallied her fourth shutout of the season, third in CCWHA play, after stopping all 32 shots faced. Emalee Wills was in net for Miami registering 30 saves on 31 shots.

Saturday’s game brought more scoring, as Adrian grabbed the win, again by a one goal decision, 4-3. Devyn Fitzhenry tallied her first of the season and first of the game for Adrian just eight minutes into the first. Tara Wrbelis would get credit for the helper on the first Bulldog goal. Sixteen seconds later, another Adrian shot found the back of the net, this time from the stick of Taylor Murcek on the power play. Brittany Levasseur with the assist to finish the first period, 2-0 Adrian. Levasseur registered her own goal to start the second, her eighth of the season, unassisted on the power play to take the lead, 3-0. Miami answered with three goals, one at the end of the second, and two more to quickly start the third. Ellen Chiligris tallied two of the three goals, while Katie Augustine grabbed the third. Rachael Booth registered the assist on the first Chiligris goal, while Nicole Matthews and Caroline Noble had the assists on the power play Chiligris goal. Twenty-three seconds after Miami found themselves in a tie game, Sam Fortune of Adrian spoiled the fun by grabbing the go-ahead and eventual game-winner after a Meagan Coleman pass. Dungey was in net again for the Bulldogs, making 23 saves on 26 shots on goal. Wills saw time in between the pipes for Miami once again, this time stopping 22 of 26 shots faced.

Third star of the weekend goes to AC’s Levasseur (1g, 1a), second star is MU’s Chiligris (2g), and first star is awarded to AC’s Dungey (55/58).

MICHIGAN STATE/GRAND VALLEY– The two CCWHA foes took the ice to complete the league series that began at the beginning of the season, where the Spartans and the Lakers played to a 1-1 tie. This time, Grand Valley pulled out the win, 3-1. Kendra Myers led the way for GV with two goals, both in the first period and only about a minute apart from each other. Corey Robison, Megyn Beebe and Karyn Schmaltz would tally the three Laker assists on the first two goals. A scoreless period led to MSU’s Kelsey Cross to break the scoring drought between the two, after an Elise Plancon pass. With a one goal game, the Spartans threw out an extra skater in an attempt to even the score, but Taylor Lampar sent the puck down the ice, grabbing an empty net goal for a 3-1 finish. Hannah Johnson was in net for Michigan State, making 29 saves on 31 shots on goal while Lauren Allen was in net  at the other end of the ice stopping 31 of 32 shots faced.

Third star of the game goes to GV’s Allen (31/32), second star is MSU’s Johnson (29/31), and first star is awarded to GV’s Myers (2g).

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

ROBERT MORRIS/WISCONSIN- The Eagles hosted an ACHA showcase, featuring Wisconsin, Lindenwood-Belleville and Midland University. Wisconsin was the first opponent for Robert Morris, with the Eagles picking up an 8-2 win over the Badgers. Seven different goal scorers for the Eagles including, Madison Schultz, Alex Nurse, Bria Berggren, Emily Urban (2), Andrea Phaviseth, Allyson Zachwieja and Makaila Anderson. Wisconsin picked up a power play goal, while and Anderson Zachwieja grabbed the Robert Morris PPGs. Kendra Gallaher was in net stopping 18 of 20 shots faced.

ROBERT MORRIS/MIDLAND– In RMU’s second showcase battle, they took down Midland, 8-2 well. Things started oddly similar, as Madison Schultz grabbed the first Eagles goal and RMU’s opponent tallied a tying goal not long after. Alex Nurse grabbed the second goal of the game for the second time that weekend, Bria Berggren grabbing the only assists on the first two RMU goals. Caroline Snyder, Rebecca Dilley, and Makaila Anderson (2) would grab goals during the second period before Midland would find the back of the net again in the third to bring the score to 6-2. Katie Merrell and Allyson Zachwieja would each add a goal in the third to finish out the scoring. Berggren (3) would add another assist to her point tally for the night, while Schultz (2), Urban, Phaviseth (2), and Zachwieja tallied the other assists. The Eagles found themselves with two power play goals while they allowed just one power play against. Gallaher was in net for RMU stopping 22 of 24 shots faced.

ROBERT MORRIS/LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE– In the final game of the showcase, Robert Morris took on Lindenwood-Belleville, who had a hot star to the season. The Eagles were taken down 5-2 in their final game of the weekend, with Zachwieja and Nurse grabbing the goals in the first and second periods, respectively. The Eagles allowed two power play goals in their third game, to bring that tally to four PPGs allowed during the weekend. Gallaher was once again in net, making 39 saves on 44 shots on goal.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager

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atlATL: 10.20-10.23

  • MIAMI/GRAND VALLEY – In a National Championship rematch game, the Redhawks of Miami faced off against the Lakers of Grand Valley.  Miami picked up the sweep with 3-1 and 9-3 wins, improving to 6-0. In the first matchup, Miami got the lone goal in the first two periods of action from Izzy Smith with assists to Amanda Pugliese and Ellen Chiligris. The third period brought goals from Alyssa Visalli to go ahead by two, before Grand Valley’s Allison Stapleton made it a one goal game. Kendra Myers and Corey Robison with the assists on the Stapleton goal. Miami’s Rachael Booth put the third and final goal in for the Redhawks, with help from Nicole Matthews. In net for  the Lakers was Taylor Watson who stopped 27 of 29 shots on goal while at the other end, Emalee Wills made 20 saves on 21 shots faced.

Sunday’s 9-3 Miami win featured a hat trick from Katie Augustine, who would go on to have four total goals that game. Jordan Hanson (2), Kaley Mooney, Nicole Matthews and Izzy Smith would also contribute to the Redhawk’s nine goals. K Mooney (4), Hanson (2), Carly Noble (2), and Ireland Mooney tallied the assists throughout the game. Riley Crook and Allison Stapleton (2) would get the three Grand Valley goals in the second game. Wills was in net again for Miami grabbing 14 saves on 16 shots and Rachel Damrath also saw time in net for Miami making six saves on seven shots. Lauren Allen started in goal for Grand Valley, making 23 saves on 28 shots faced, and Watson saw part-time between the pipes making 8 saves on 12 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to GV’s Stapleton (3g), second star belongs to MU’s K. Mooney (1g, 4a), and first star is awarded to MU’s Augustine (4g, 2a).

  • ADRIAN/DAVENPORT – The Bulldogs and the Panthers participated in a home-and-away series last weekend, with Adrian tallying the wins, 4-1 and 4-0. In the first game, Adrienne Porcalla registered the lone goal for DU on the power play with assists from Laken Kunz and Lexie Boydston. On the Bulldog scoring side, Kaillie Hardy (2), Kirsten Labelle and Nicole Paradis were the goal scorers. Three of four Adrian goals were scored on the powerplay with assists from Jessica Harrisson, Paradis (2), Hardy, Tara Wrbelis, Sabrena Camp, Sam Fortune, Jessica Fabbro and Hardy. Alison Dungey  picked up 12 saves on 13 shots in the first game for Adrian. Karley Ferguson picked up 45 saves for Davenport on 49 shots faced.

The second game was a shutout for Adrian’s Dana Colombo making 16 saves. Hardy would grab her third goal of the weekend, as Labelle tallied her second of the series. Fabbro and Kyleen Wilson grabbed the other two goals in the 4-0 win over Davenport. Lauren Hughes, Fabbro and Hardy also had assists in the second win. Ferguson was between the pipes again for the Panthers making 42 saves on 46 shots during the game.

Third star of the series goes to AC’s Paradis (1g, 3a), second star belongs to DU’s Ferguson (87/95), and first star is awarded to AC’s Hardy (3g, 2a).

  • MICHIGAN STATE/OHIO STATE – The Spartans traveled to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes in Ohio State’s home opener. Michigan State grabbed two wins in the sweep to improve to 3-1-1 with the 6-0 and 4-1 wins. Maddie Wolsmann grabbed three of the six goals in the first win for a hat trick, while Kelsey Cross (2) and Andrea Uglietta tallied the other three goals. Ashley Astor (2), Alexis Smith, Kara Scaturro and Uglietta registered assists on the six goals while Kathryn Hamer was in net for the Spartans stopping nine of nine shots. Emily Ciborek saw time in net for Ohio State stopping 23 of 27 shots, while Selena Hunter made 38 saves on 40 shots.

Sunday’s game brought about a goal from Ohio State in the second period from Brittany Brandon, Allison Lindsey and Molly Arntson with the assists. The OSU goal would not be enough as Wolsmann (2) and Smith (2) would make up four goals between the two of them.  Elise Plancon (2), Kelsey Jaeckle, Lauren Larson, Astor and Scaturro had the assists in the second win. Hannah Johnson was in net for Michigan State making 14 saves on 15 shots. Hunter was in net first for OSU making 25 saves on 29 shots while Ciborek stopped all 32 shots faced.

Third star of the weekend goes to OSU’s Hunter (63/69), second star belongs to MSU’s Smith (2g, 1a), and first star is awarded to MSU’s Wolsmann (5g).

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

  • ROBERT MORRIS/MCKENDREE – In a non-league series, Robert Morris took on the newcomers, McKendree. The Eagles grabbed the first win, 3-1, with goals from Andrea Phaviseth in the first, Makaila Anderson on the power play in the second, and Rebecca Dilley in the third. Grace Dynek (2), Allyson Zachwieja, and Dilley registered the assists while Kendra Gallaher, who was in net both games, made 18 saves on 19 shots faced in the first game. Robert Morris fired of 37 shots on goal towards McKendree, while allowing one power play goal.

The second game, on Saturday October 22, had a hard fought game from Robert Morris, but would ultimately be tallied as a 4-2 loss to McKendree. Anderson got the opening goal for RMU with help from Emily Urban and Rachel Arias. McKendree would tie the game in the first, and tally two more goals in the start of the third before Robert Morris finally answered by way of Madison Schultz. Marissa Brokaw and Zachwieja registered the assists on the second Eagle’s goal to bring them one goal. However, McKendree would grab answer with three minutes to go in the third to seal the deal. Gallaher stopped 20 of 24 shots on goal while the Eagles fired 28 shots on goal offensively.

ATL 10.28-10.30

  • ADRIAN/MICHIGAN – The Michigan Wolverines and the Adrian Bulldogs participated in a home-and-away league series Halloween weekend, with Adrian coming away with both wins, improving to 6-0. In Thursday’s game, Adrian hosted Michigan in a 5-1 Bulldog win. Mercedes Reyes tallied the lone Michigan goal unassisted. Brittany Levasseur gathered three goals for the hat trick, while Nicole Paradis, and Jessica Fabbro tallied the other two goals for Adrian. Jessie Rushing (3), Tara Wrbelis (2), Sabrena Camp and Taylor Murcek registered assists in the win. Alison Dungey stopped 16 of 17 shots thrown at her for the Bulldogs, while Bailey Hamill made 28 saves on 33 shots for Michigan.

Michigan played host to Adrian Friday night (October 28), where Adrian managed to grab a single goal in a 1-0 win. Levasseur added her fourth goal of the series with help from Rushing and Murcek to skim by the Wolverines on home ice. Hamill was in net for Michigan for the second time, stopping 20 of 21 shots, while Dungey was across the ice for Adrian picking up 12 saves on 12 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to AC’s Rushing (4a), second star belongs to UM’s Hamill (48/54), and first star is awarded to AC’s Levasseur (4g).

  • DAVENPORT/ROBERT MORRIS – A home series for Robert Morris, resulted in one win for the Eagles and one win for the Panthers. Friday’s 2-0 win for Davenport saw goals from Tori Dubuc and Laken Kunz. Assists were tallied by Zoie Amatore and Pasty Howe (2). Karley Ferguson made 46 saves for a shutout for the Panthers while Kendra Gallaher was in net for Robert Morris making 20 saves on 21 shots faced.

The second game was filled with more action between the two teams, as Robert Morris pulled out a 5-4 win to complete the split. Dubuc would start things off with a pass from Amatore in the first period to put Davenport up first. Lexie Boydston would add her first and second of the game before the end of the second for a 3-0 score for DU. Robert Morris grabbed their first answer from Allyson Zachwieja with help from Madison Schultz. Three minutes later RMU made it a 3-2 game after Marissa Brokaw put one in after a Zachwieja pass. Before the second period, the Eagles would tie the game at three with a Caroline Snyder goal with an assist from Emily Urban. To start the third, just 0:21 into play, Zachwieja put in her second for the go-ahead goal, Snyder with the assist. On the penalty kill, Makaila Anderson would find open net behind DU’s Ferguson to make it 5-3 with plenty of third period to play. Urban would tally her second assist on the short-handed Anderson goal. Davenport would register one more goal on the power play from Emily Ellis, but that would not be enough to complete the comeback. Ferguson made 29 saves on 334 shots faced for Davenport, and Gallaher was between the pipes for Robert Morris again making 26 saves on 30 shots.

Third star of the weekend goes to DU’s Boydston (2g), second star belongs to RMU’s Zachwieja (2g, 1a), and first star is awarded to DU’s Dubuc (2g, 1a).

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

  • GRAND VALLEY/LINDENWOOD-BELLEVILLE – The Lakers of Grand Valley took on Lindenwood-Belleville in a non-league series. Grand Valley took down LUB 6-3 in the first game, with goals from Megyn Beee (2), Haley Keary, Allison Lowe, Taylor Lampar and Riley Crook. The assists in the first win came from from Kendra Myers, Karyn Schmaltz, Crook and Lampar (2). The Lakers tallied two power play goals while allowing just one power play goal. Taylor Watson was in net making 34 saves on 37 shots faced while 36 shots were fired off offensively.

Sunday’s game had no winner, as LUB and Grand Valley played to a 2-2 tie which included over time and a shootout. The scoring traded off throughout the game with Lindenwood grabbing the first and third goals. Beebe and Myers were the goal scorers in the tie with assists from Keary, Myers and Beebe. Lauren Allen made 49 saves on 51 shots on goal while 38 shots were sent on the LUB goaltender.

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Ohio State University Buckeyes (1-9-1 ACHA, 0-7-1 CCWHA) travel to take on the Panthers of Davenport University (6-11-1 ACHA, 2-4-1-1 CCWHA) in a two-game league series. The game times are set for Friday, January 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday the 23rd at 11:30 a.m.


LAST TIME OUT : Davenport Completes Sweep With Two 2-0 Wins

The Panthers prevailed twice last season against Ohio State, picking up two wins, 2-0 and 2-0. Emily Ciborek made 46 saves on 48 shots faced in the first game while picking up 49 saves on 51 shots in the second game for Ohio State. Laken Kunz and Lexie Boydston each tallied a single goal while Darian Adams grabbed two goals on the weekend.



Melinda Vercollone leads the Buckeyes with nine points (5g, 4a) while averaging .71 goals per game. Vercollone also averages .57 assists per game and 1.29 points per game in CCWHA play. Jessica McCoy has tallied four goals this season while averaging .50 goals per game and .75 points per game.

In their last games played this season, they faced off against league member Robert Morris University, picking up a win and a tie against the Eagles. Vercollone with two goas on the weekend, while Brittany Brandon also grabbed a single goal. Ciborek made 36 saves on 42 shots on net in the 6-3 loss.



The Panthers are led by Lexie Boydston with 17 points (13g, 4a). Laken Kunz has recorded 15 points (5g,10a) while Adrienne Porcalla has registered 12 points (10g, 2a). Porcalla averages .57 goals a game in CCWHA play.

Goaltender Karley Ferguson has racked up a 3-7-1 record so far with one shutout. Ferguson averages 2.42 goals against while earning a .931 save percentage. Dawn Solo has been in net for a 3-4-0 record, also with one shutout. Solo has a 3.95 goals against average and a .877 save percentage.

Davenport’s last games were played against CCWHA Division-2 member Aquinas College with the Panthers emerging with the win, 5-1. Solo was in net making 18 saves on 19 shots. Boydston tallied wo goals while Porcalla also registered two points (1g, 1a).



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

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