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RECAP: Adrian College Snags W2 2019 Tournament Championship

RECAP: Adrian College Snags W2 2019 Tournament Championship

KALAMAZOO, MI – The W2 Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association hosted the 2019 league tournament from March 1- March 3, with the top four teams of the league participating. Those teams included Adrian College, Northern Michigan University, University of Notre Dame, and Loyola University of Chicago. With a round robin setting, Northern Michigan and Adrian College took the stage first, with extra hockey needed. The Bulldogs struck first just six minutes into the game with a Hannah Chase goal. Carlee Casteel and Katie Hayward would be credited with the assists on goal one for Adrian. The Wildcats would find a goal of their own ten minutes later from the stick of Lynessa Maninga with a pass from Victoria Wozniak to tie the game. Overtime was needed in game one of the tournament, and three minutes into the extra hockey, Chase would put in her second goal to tally the win. Victoria Poland was in net for Adrian with the win after stopping 14 of 15 shots faced, while Briana Holman was in net for Northern making 16 saves on 17 shots.   Friday night’s second game saw Notre Dame and Loyola-Chicago face off. The Ramblers would grab their first win with a score of 3-0. Holly Harrison grabbed the game winner in period one, while Sophia Riedel would tally the other two goals, one in the second and one in the third to finish off the game. Harrison and Maddy Shea would find assists on the two Riedel goals. Julia Smith was in net for the win stopping all 14 shots on goal, while Grace Cummings stopped 22 of 25 shots for Notre Dame.   Saturday’s four game day started with Adrian College taking on Loyola-Chicago in a 1 vs. 2 matchup. Casteel would tally her first goal of the weekend as she would put one in just 36 seconds into play. Chase and Hayward both getting assists on the first Adrian goal. Harrison would make it a tie game with a goal for Loyola with less than a minute left in the first period. Kaylie Burck with the assist on the Rambler’s first goal. Loyola would take the lead just into the second period as Riedel would grab her third goal of the weekend, with Shea assisting yet again. Casteel would strike again to tie the game for the second time during play. Chase and Allyson Vanantwerp with the assists on the second Bulldog goal. At the 16 minute mark Grace Pavlovich broke the tie and put Adrian back into the lead with help from Vanantwerp. The third period would only have a single goal, and it would come from Chase to lock in Adrian’s second win of the weekend. Smith was in net for Loyola, stopping 35 of 39 shots, while Poland stopped 25 of 27 shots for Adrian.   The final Saturday morning game had Notre Dame and Northern Michigan vetting for a win. The Irish would start the game with three unanswered goals from Kiera Dwyer, Maura White and Marissa Kivi. Assist tallies on the three ND goals were recorded by Colleen Lynch, Claire Doyle and White. Regina Moloney broke the ice for Northern Michigan, as she would find open net for a 3-1 game 12 minutes into the first period. Dwyer quickly answered back...

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The CCWHA is Hiring!

The CCWHA is Hiring!

Have an interest in managing and contributing to the ongoing improvement of the CCWHA? Do you have a background or knowledge of the league? If so, please consider applying to this position!

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2019 Playoff Information

2019 Playoff Information

The CCWHA Division I has confirmed its playoff information for the 2019 CCWHA tournament!

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ATL : 12.1 – 12.2

ATL : 12.1 – 12.2

ATL 12.1 – 12.2 : A recap of the CCWHA action last weekend. NORTHERN MICHIGAN/LOYOLA – The Ramblers traveled North to take on the Wildcats for a two game CCWHA series. Each game was decided by just a single goal, with a split weekend where both Loyola and Northern picked up wins. Loyola would snag the first win on Saturday, 2-1, with Hannah Bergom netting goal one for the Ramblers. Reagan Lynn would tack on another before the end of the second period for a 2-0 lead. Shae Blewett tallied the only Northern goal, but with it being put in at 19:43 into the third period, there wasn’t enough time to find a second Wildcat goal. The Ramblers who were credited with helpers in the 2-1 win were Sophia Riedel, Sophia Blanchard, and Ryley Coleman. Assists for Northern came from Anna Cockey and Sydney Higgins. In net for Northern was Brianna Bangle, while Julia Smith earned the win for Loyola. Game two needed four periods instead of three, and began with Regina Moloney of Northern Michigan putting in the first goal of the game. Isabella Oldani would tally her first of the weekend to give the Wildcats a two goal lead with helper from Victoria Wozniak midway through the first. For a third unanswered goal, Shae Blewett would find herself a goal two minutes after the Wozniak goal, with help from Cockey. Loyola’s Maddy Shea would spark some fire before the first period’s end to make it 3-1, Northern. Olivia Fossier would continue the Rambler scoring during period two with a helper from Michelle Cottrell to cut the lead to a single goal. Blanchard would tie the game for Loyola’s own third unanswered goal with seconds remaining in the game. During the over time period, Wozniak would find the answer just 51 seconds into play after a pass from Blewett. The win was earned by Bangle in net for Northern while Smith was also in net again for Loyola. The third star of the weekend goes to LUC’s Blanchard (1g, 1a), second star belongs to NMU’s Wozniak (1 GWG, 1a), and first star is awarded to NMU’s Blewett (2g, 1a). ADRIAN COLLEGE/MICHIGAN STATE – The Spartans and the Bulldogs participated in a single game series at the home of Adrian last Sunday. After two periods of play, the Bulldogs led 5-0 over Michigan State. The first five goals came from Mackenzi Heisner (2), Katie Hayward, Avery Huxter, and Hannah Chase. Michigan State would find a goal in the third period from Lindsey Garrett and help from Erin Bailey. However Adrian also found goal(s) in the third to further increase their lead to a final goal count of 12. Chase (2), Heisner, Grace Pavlovich, Maria Granger, and Cristina Rotondo would put in the third period goals for the Bulldogs. Danielle Williams (29/37) and Caroline Quandt (6/10) both saw time in net during the game for Michigan State, while Victoria Poland grabbed the win on 12 saves for Adrian. The six helpers on the Adrian goals came from Chase, Hayward (2), Huxter, Kathleen Droba, and Olivia Stevens. The third star of the game goes to AC’s Hayward (1g, 2a), the second star belongs to AC’s Heisner (3g), while the first star is awarded to AC’s Chase (4g, 1a). Author: Mackenzie Smith,...

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RECAP: Loyola Wins 2018 CCWHA D2 Playoffs

RECAP: Loyola Wins 2018 CCWHA D2 Playoffs

The CCWHA held their annual tournament this past weekend at Wings West Arena, where the LUC Ramblers won their 1st CCWHA Championship

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Congrats to the 2018 CCWHA D2 Champions!

Congrats to the 2018 CCWHA D2 Champions!

The Loyola University Ramblers!

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