It’s a win this time, Gryph hockey women in another 3-1 game
TORONTO – Another 3-1 game for the Guelph Gryphons in OUA women’s hockey play Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
This time the Gryphs scored a 3-1 victory over the Ryerson Rams.
The game was the fourth consecutive match that ended in a 3-1 result. The locals had defeated the York Lions Jan. 22 and lost to the Waterloo Warriors last Friday and the Brock Badgers Thursday.
Friday, the Gryphs yielded a power-play goal in the first period before coming back for the win.
Ryerson led 1-0 at the end of the first period while the Gryphs scored the lone goal of the second. The locals won it with two third-period goals.
The Gryphs received goals from Stephanie Gava, Miranda Lantz and Madison Melo while Lantz, Kristen Jay, Mayla Mayer, Gabriele Underwood, Karli Shell and Nicole MacKinnon each had an assist.
Brooklyn Gemmill had an unassisted marker for Ryerson.
Ryerson outshot the Gryphs 24-22 thanks to a 15-4 advantage in the first period. The Gryphs went 2-for-5 on their power play while Ryerson went 1-for-4.
Aurore Beaulieu had 23 saves to get the win for the Gryphs while Rachel Seeley had 19 saves for Ryerson.
The Gryphs are fifth in the standings at 10-6-1-3 while Ryerson is seventh at 9-8-1-1.
The Gryphs have four games to go in their regular season with three of them being road matches. They’re to play the fourth-place York Lions (13-7-0-1) at York Friday at 7 p.m. and complete the home portion of their schedule against the 11th-place Ontario Tech Ridgebacks (2-13-5-0) Feb. 12 at the Gryphon Centre.
That game will be the first of three games in four days for the Gryphs as they’re to play the second-place Nipissing Lakers (13-5-1-1) at North Bay Feb. 14 and the 10th-place Laurentian Voyageurs (6-8-2-3) at Sudbury Feb. 15.
Gryphons 3 Rams 1
- Guelph Sports Journal