Gryphon hockey women rebound to drop Western
LONDON – The Guelph Gryphons bounced back from their Fall Faceoff loss to hand the Western Mustangs their first loss of the OUA women’s hockey league season Saturday at Western’s Thompson Arena.
The Gryphs opened the scoring with a pair of goals 55 seconds apart early in the first period on their way to a 4-1 victory. Guelph scored all four of its goals before Western scored 11:19 into the third period. The Gryphs led 2-0 at the end of the first period and 3-0 after the second.
Sydney Davison had a pair of goals for the Gryphs while Kristen Jay and Gabriele Underwood added single goals. Assists were awarded to Lauren Ianni, Miranda Lantz, Allyson Denstedt, Madison Melo and Rylee Davison.
April Clark had an unassisted goal for Western.
Kathryn Raymond had 20 saves to get the win in her first appearance in net for the Gryphs.
Carmen Lasis took the loss despite 33 saves for Western.
The Gryphs outshot Western 37-21 as they held the Mustangs to less than 10 shots in each period. There were no power-play goals in the game with the Gryphs having one power play and Western having two.
Guelph (2-0-2-0) is tied for eighth in the 13-team league while Western (3-0-1-0) is second.
The Gryphs are to host the Ryerson Rams (tied with Gryphs at 2-0-2-0) Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Gryphon Centre.
Gryphons 4 Mustangs 1
- Guelph Sports Journal