Nov 27, 2006
The second-place Guelph Gryphons looked strong in their only action of the week, riding a three-goal outburst in the third period to upend the Brock Badgers 5-3 in St. Catharines Saturday. Elaine Dumas scored twice for the Gryphs, while Patricia Rose Harris chipped in a goal and two assists as Guelph tallied 40 shots in the game, including 20 in a frenetic second period. Aleisha Lusk made 25 saves to get the win in net. CIS player of the year Kate Allgood had a goal and two assists, while teammate Kelly Walker had three helpers for the hosts.
The York Lions won for the fourth time this season as they beat the tough Queen's Golden Gaels 3-2 Saturday in the first of a two-game series in Kingston. Kaylee Black had a goal and an assist for the Lions, while Autumn Mills and Michelle Daniels each added goals. Fifth-year veteran Melanie Quinn made 30 saves to preserve her fourth win of the year. The Gaels bounced back in the rematch as six different players found the back of the net in a decisive 6-1 win. Cassandra Sparks had a goal and an assist and Michelle Clark-Crumpton racked up three helpers in Queen's seventh win of the season. Katherine Boyd made 25 saves for the victory. Michelle Guy had York's only goal.
The Waterloo Warriors took three of four point available as they posted a win and a draw in a back-to-back games with the Western Mustangs and Windsor Lancers this weekend. Randie Wilson, Sarah Bryson and Nadine Vandenheuvel all scored for the Warriors in their 3-2 win over Western Saturday. Alexis Huber made 24 saves for the victory. Bianca Emanuelle and Trisha Quirt scored third-period goals for the Mustangs but it wasn't enough to rally the team. Waterloo then drew 1-1 with the Lancers the following day. Windsor's Darris Ford and Waterloo's Michelle Curtis each scored third-period goals.
In Friday's only game, Lauren Barch scored a goal and added an assist, while veterans Andrea Ironside and Fiona Aiston also tallied in Laurier's 3-0 win over Windsor. Rookie Liz Knox earned the first shutout of her OUA career, stopping all 13 shots she faced for her fifth win of the season. Laurier's 20 points lead the league, with Guelph two behind and Queen's four behind. Toronto sits in fourth place with 15 points, followed by York with nine.