Laurier: 2 Western: 5
LONDON – The #1 CIS ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks picked up their second loss of the season on Saturday as they fell to the Western Mustangs (5-9-3-1), 5-2.
Despite out-shooting their opponents 39-20, the Hawks were unable to get the puck by Mustang goalie Danielle Le Ber more then two times.
Western opened scoring, putting two pucks in the Hawks net in the first period. Dianna Cicchillo responded midway through the second, but only to have Western come back with another less than a minute later.
Rookie Kirsten Trost
had the start in net, the Belleville native played in her 7th game of the season. Morgan Wielgosz
, who sports the second-best goals against average in the country at 1.10, is sidelined by a suspected concussion. Wielgosz will be re-evaluated on Monday.
picked up the other Laurier goal while Western picked up another two, including an empty netter.
"We are a little banged up and we weren't finishing around the net," said head coach RICK OSBORNE
The Golden Hawks (16-2-1) now begin their February home game schedule, competing every Saturday and Sunday. Their next game is February 4th at RIM Park against the Windsor Lancers. Puck drops at 7:30pm.