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Preview: CMU v. Loyola

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – Loyola University – Chicago travels to take on Central Michigan University for a league series. The Ramblers enter the weekend 3-7 while the Chippewas welcome Loyola with an 0-5-1 league record.


Hannah Bergom currently leads the Ramblers with eight points (6g-2a), while Kristen Sutera has gathered seven points (1g-6a) in 10 games. Chloe Zinter rounds out the top three point leaders with five points (4g-1a). Kimberly Riley has been the Ramblers go-to goalie with a 3-7 record. Riley averages 8.00 goals against with a .757 save percentage.

The Ramblers come off a weekend sweep by Michigan State University, 9-0 and 9-1. Bergom snagged one goal in the series while Riley stopped 54 of 72 shots on net.


Sam Jenkins has tallied 14 points (5g-9a) this season, leading the Chippwas. Jenkins averages .83 goals per game, while also averaging 1.17 assists per game, No. 9 in the league, and 2.00 points per game. Olivia Soumis (6g-2a) and Mary Frank (2g-4a) are among the top point leaders for Central Michigan. Alex La Rue has been in net for CMU, racking up a 7.55 goals against average and a .790 save percentage.

Central faced off with Northern in the previous weekend, 12-1 and 14-0. Soumis snagged one goal while Jenkins grabbed the assist in the series. La Rue made 96 saves from 122 shots on net.


Central and Loyola faced off twice during the 14-15 season, with the series ending with a Central win and a tie between the two teams. Jenkins tallied two goals in the series, while Frank grabbed an assist and Soumis put a goal in the net. Sutera snagged two points (1g-1a) in the series for Loyola.


For score updates, you can follow either team on Twitter, @LUCWomensHockey and @Cmuwomenshockey, or the Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association’s account on Twitter, @ccwha_d2.

Author: Mackenzie Smith, Communications Manager