X-Women earn third straight victory

X-Women earn third straight victory

The StFX X-Women continue to climb the AUS women's hockey standings as they've earned three straight victories for a 9-4-1 record on the season.

StFX earned four points this weekend with wins over the Dalhousie Tigers and St. Thomas Tommies. Wednesday night at the Halifax Forum, it took until the third period to find the opening goal, but in the end, the X-Women were able to come away with a 3-0 win. Jamie Johnson was outstanding in goal for the X-Women, collecting 30 saves for the shutout victory. Tyra Meropoulis picked up two points in the win, including assisting on the game winner and earned herself the Subway Player of the Game. Jayden Thompson and Lindsey Donovan (EN) also scored in the victory.

The X-Women then edged the Tommies 2-1 Saturday night, with StFX's Lea MacLeod earning first star and Subway player of the game honours as she scored two of the X-Women's goals on the evening. Alex Woods earned the lone goal of the game for the Tommies.

The UPEI Panthers also earned four points this week, starting the week off with a 5-2 victory over the Mount Allison Mounties Wednesday night. UPEI goals came from Taylor Gillis, Kaylee Dufresne, Rachel Colle, Jolena Gillard (PP) and Faith Steeves (EN), while Lauren Shaw and Maddy Koughan found the back of the net for the Mounties in the loss. 

The Panthers then hosted the Saint Mary's Huskies Sunday afternoon, blanking them 4-0. Third-year goaltender Camille Scherger earned Player of the Game honours as she recorded 39 saves for her sixth shutout of the season. Panther goals came from Sophie Vandale (PP), Gillard, Colle and Delaney Boehm

The Huskies split their weekend games, handing the UNB Reds a 4-0 loss Saturday. Aimee O'Neill earned Subway Player of the Game for her game-winning tally. Ellen Laurence (PP), Mary McDonald and Brooke Murphy also found the back of the net in the win. Rebecca Clark made 23 saves for the shutout.

Friday night, the Reds rode a pair of second period goals to a 2-1 win over the Universite de Moncton Aigles Bleues Friday night. Katherine Chadwick scored at 5:26 of the second, and Ashley Stratton added the Reds second goal at 12:22. Pascale Lebeau scored for Moncton mid-way through the third period, but Hailey Martens stopped 16 of 17 shots to earn the win in the UNB net.

The Tommies earned two points Friday night, earning a 4-1 win over the Tigers. St. Thomas' tallies came from four different skaters, with Mariah Carey, Erin Arsenault, Olivia Reid and Lauren Legault all getting on the board. A powerplay goal from Dalhousie's Taylor Joyce would be their lone goal of the match. Tommies goaltender Marandee Hunter earned Subway Player of the Game honours with her 37 save performance.

The Aigles Bleues bounced back Saturday evening, doubling the Mounties 4-2. Moncton goals came from Chantal Beauchamp, Isadora Quirion, Jessica Bouchard (SH) and Samantha McLaughlin (PP). Emma Schurman and Maddy Koughan got on the board for the Mounties in the loss.



Wednesday, Nov. 13
UPEI 5 at Mount Allison 2
StFX 3 at Dalhousie 0

Friday, Nov. 15
St. Thomas 4 at Dalhousie 1
UNB 2 at Moncton 1

Saturday, Nov. 16
UNB 0 at Saint Mary's 4
Mount Allison 2 at Moncton 4
St. Thomas 1 at StFX 2

Sunday, Nov. 17
Saint Mary's 0 at UPEI 4


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