Gryphon women edged by Windsor to end regular season

Gryphon women edged by Windsor to end regular season

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons completed their OUA women’s hockey league’s regular season with a 2-1 loss to the Windsor Lancers Saturday at the Gryphon Centre.

The locals scored the lone goal of the second period while Windsor tallied twice in the third for the win.

Jaime Magoffin scored for the Gryphs with help from Tori Verbeek and Hannah Tait.

Emily Eikelboom and Maggie Peterson had the goals for Windsor, 4:11 apart, while single assists went to Rorie Ringer, Jessica Legault, Elissa Benjamin and Jaden Cherry.

The Gryphs lost despite outshooting Windsor 42-21 and both teams went scoreless on two power plays.

Martina Fedel had 19 saves for Guelph while Kristen Swiatoschik had 41 saves for Windsor.

The Gryphs finish atop the OUA West at 20-3-2-3 (W-OTW-OTL-L) while the Lancers were fourth in the conference at 10-1-5-12.

Guelph and Windsor played twice at the Gryphon Centre on the weekend and they split those games as the Gryphs won 3-1. The Gryphs also won 2-1 in a shootout in their regular-season opener Oct. 14 at Windsor.

The Gryphs and Spitfires are to meet again in the best-of-three league quarter-finals. The series is to start Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Gryphon Centre and continue Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Windsor’s Capri Pizzeria Recreation Centre. If the third game is necessary, it’s to be played at the Gryphon Centre next Sunday at 7:30 p.m.


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