Guelph beats McGill for first countrywide women’s hockey name


CHARLOTTETOWN — The Guelph Gryphons have earned their first girls’ hockey countrywide identify in school history. Valerie Lamenta stopped all 20 shots she faced as Guelph hung on to beat the McGill Martlets 1-zero on Sunday in the U Sports very last. Kaitlin Lowy gave the Gryphons all of the offense they wished at 18:15 of the second one duration, with Lamenta making 10 of her saves within the third length to keep the championship.

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“I quite much blacked out,” Lowy stated of her goal. “I haven’t had time to digest the value of this, however proper now, I’m simply happy with this crew, and we’re honored to be part of a historic championship.”

Lament changed into a named match all-star. “It’s been an amazing five years at Guelph,” said Lamenta. “But this is genuinely a dream come having the ability to mention this is my final sport in a Guelph Gryphons jersey.” Tricia Deguire became away 20-of-21 pictures for McGill.

Earlier, the Montreal Carabins pulled off the upset with a 2-1 victory over the pinnacle-ranked Alberta Pandas to win the bronze medal. Kelly-Ann Nadeau and Alexandra Boulanger scored in the 2d length for Montreal as Aube Racine made 23 saves for the win. Kennedy Ganser turned into the lone scorer for Alberta. Kirsten Chamberlin stopped 11-of-thirteen pictures in defeat.