Women’s Hockey Travels to Concordia This Weekend

Posted on February 6th, 2020 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – No. 6 Gustavus women’s hockey hits the road this weekend for a series at Concordia. The Gusties enter the series 13-3-2 overall and 9-1-2 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers are 6-13-0 overall and 4-8-0 in the conference.

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GUSTAVUS GAME NOTES

The Series: Friday’s game marks the 46th meeting between Gustavus and Concordia with the Gusties leading the all-time series 40-2-3. Last season, the Gusties swept the regular season series 6-1 and 5-1 on Feb. 8-9, with both games played at Don Roberts Ice Rink.

Scouting the Gusties: Gustavus is coming off an overtime tie and a loss against Hamline last weekend. Through 18 games, the Gusties average 3.17 goals and allow 1.10 per game, which rank second and first, respectively, in the MIAC. The Gusties have the best power play in the league, converting at 21.2 percent. They also have the second-best penalty kill at 92.3 percent. Kristina Press leads the offense with 21 points (5th/MIAC) on nine goals and 12 assists. Molly McHugh has a team-high 10 goals along with nine assists for 19 points. Hailey Holland has 15 points on eight goals and seven assists. After a three-goalie rotation for much of the season, Katie McCoy has recently earned the starting role between the pipes. She boasts a 1.31 goals against average and .939 save percentage.

Scouting the Cobbers: Concordia most recently split with Bethel last weekend, winning 7-1 on Friday and then losing 2-0 on Saturday. Through 19 games, the Cobbers average 2.00 goals and allow 2.99 per game, ranking seventh and ninth, respectively, in the league. Among MIAC teams, they spend the most time in the penalty box with 188 penalty minutes. Ally Wiitala leads the offense with eight points on five goals and three assists. Kaitlyn Page (3g, 4a), Amanda Flemming (2g, 5a) and Libby Hinrichs (2g, 5a) all have seven points. Kiana Flaig has spent the most time in goal with a 2.60 goals against average and .925 save percentage with nearly 945 minutes in the crease.

 

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