CIS women's hockey Saturday roundup: No. 2 Lady Hawks fall in a shootout to No. 6 Badgers
Photo Credit: Adam Gagnon, Laurier Athletics
|No. 6 Brock||2||No. 2 Laurier||1||Final - OT||Boxscore|
|WATERLOO, Ont. - Jessica Fickel scored in the
fourth round of the shootout to give the Brock Badgers their
eleventh win in a row in a 2-1 victory over the Golden Hawks. With
the win, the Badgers improve to 14-2-0 to move to three points
behind the Hawks (15-1-1) who have played one more game.
After penalties from Brock's Katie Howlett and Laurier's Laura Brooker (Fergus, Ont.), Karolyn Mcllmoyle scored on a four on four for her fourth of the year.
In the second, the Hawks Katherine Shirriff (Carrying Place, Ont.) extended her point streak to eight games with a power play marker. The Hawks pestered Beth Glause with eleven shots in the third, but were unable to find the game winner. Glause finished the game with 31 saves. As overtime solved nothing, the game went into a shootout.
The Badgers shooting first, they were unable to put the puck past Lix Knox (Stouffville, Ont.) who made 17 saves in regulation and overtime. After three rounds, both goalies stopped all three shooters. In the fourth round, Jessica Fickel beat Lix Knox. Andrea Shapero (Toronto) was unable to find the back of the net as the Hawks lost 2-1.
The Hawks finish the semester in first place. They will be playing in the Waterloo Tournament from December 28-30. They will resume their regular season at home on January 7 against UOIT.
Source: Laurier Sports Info
|OSHAWA, Ont. – The UOIT Ridgebacks women's
hockey team picked up their second win in as many nights as they
recorded a 5-3 comeback victory over the Windsor Lancers at the
Campus Ice Centre.
Trailing 3-1 heading into the third period, the Ridgebacks rallied with four goals in the final twenty minutes to record their second straight win and their third in the team's last four games.
Sarah Worthington ( Whitby, Ont.) would start the rally 4:56 into the third period, scoring her fifth goal of the season. Jill Morillo (Whitby, Ont.) would tie the game up six minutes later, beating Windsor goalie Kasey Martin as Worthington picked up an assist. Morillo's five goals this season have come in her last six games.
It was a pair of freshman who would eventually put the Ridgebacks ahead for good, as Kayla Jardine (Toronto, Ont.) and Gillian Beggs (Oshawa, Ont.) each scored their first career OUA goals just 25 seconds apart, giving UOIT a 5-3 lead.
UOIT goalie Jessica Larabie (Whitby, Ont.) would keep Windsor off the board in the final period, making 25 total saves in the game as she recorded her second straight victory.
Meghan Steacy (Gananoque, Ont.) was the Ridgebacks other goal scorer as she got the Ridgebacks on the board in the second period. Steacy, Worthington and Morillo are one-two-three in team scoring with 10, nine and eight points respectively.
UOIT swept the weekend series against their Western Ontario opponents, picking up four points over the Western Mustangs (4-11-1) and the Lancers (8-8-0). The Ridgebacks are 5-9-2 on the year, tied for seventh place with the York Lions in the OUA standings.
The team will open up the 2011 portion of their schedule on the road against Laurier on Friday, January 7.
Source: UOIT Sports Info
|Western||3||Queen's||2||Final - OT||Boxscore|
KINGSTON, Ont. – Ellie Seedhouse of Whitby, Ont., scored in the fourth round of the shootout as the Western Mustangs slipped past the Queen's Gaels 3-2 Saturday night at the Kingston Memorial Centre.
Seedhouse's goal was the only one scored in the shootout as the Mustangs rallied from a 2-1 first period deficit to pick up their fourth win of the season.
After the Mustangs opened the scoring in the first period on a goal by Carly Rolph of Guelph, Ont., the Gaels responded quickly with two goals from first year players. Emily Harrison of Calgary, would tied the game with her first career goal before Shawna Griffin of Redwood Meadows, Alta., also scored her first to give Queen's a 2-1 lead after one.
Late in the second period, Western would tie the game when Katie Dillon of Oshawa, Ont., found the back of the Gaels net with less than a minute to play to even the score at two.
The two teams would remain tied through the third period and overtime, forcing a shootout.
Western's Jessica Ulrich of Keswick, Ont., made 45 saves in the victory well Karissa Savage of Calgary, turned aside 21 shots in the loss.
The Gaels record drops to 6-6-4 on the season but the single point moved them into a tie for fifth in the OUA standings with the Windsor Lancers who lost to UOIT earlier in the night. Western improves to 4-11-1 and remain in ninth place in the OUA.
The Gaels will now break for the Christmas holidays and will be back in action on January 8th when they travel to Waterloo to take on the Warriors. Puck drop is scheduled for 2:00 pm.
Source: Queen's Sports Info