Beaver wins Australian women’s hockey championship

Former Carleton Raven women’s hockey player Erin Beaver was part of a championship women’s hockey team this past season, but not in a place you would expect. Playing in her first season as an import defenceman in the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL) with the Sydney Sirens, her team took home the national championship on March 12 with a 4-3 shoutout victory over the Brisbane Goannas. Beaver, who earned a degree in communications at Carleton, spent last season playing in Europe before heading for Australia. “I had been doing some research into playing somewhere else in the world and one of my old coaches from before I played at Carleton has been to Australia a few times to help with the promotion […]

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Women’s hockey team eliminated from playoff contention

A 4-1 loss to the University of Montreal Carabins at the Ice House Feb. 9 eliminated the Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team from playoff contention. Montreal, then ranked as the second-best team in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), jumped out to a 2-0 lead midway through the first period. Forward Sadie Wegner scored on the power play in the second period to put the Ravens in flight. Her team-leading ninth goal of the season came with just four seconds left in the frame. The Ravens tried to even the score on an early third-period power play, but were unable to solve Carabins goaltender Caroline Baldin. Marion Allemoz beat Ravens goalie Eri Kiribuchi for her second goal of the game less […]

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