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2015-2016

January 31
A goal late in the third period by Michelle Carlson lifted the Lakehead University Thunderwolves past the Con College Thunderhawks 2-1 in Womens Exhibition hockey at FWFN Arena on Sunday. The Thunderwolves had opened the scoring on a shorthanded marker by Martina Wintle only to see the Thunderhawks tie the game in the second period. As time was winding down, Carlson converted a pass from Jordyn Paris to win the contest. Goaltender Cassandra Jolicoeur was solid in net for the Thunderwolves. Next Super Loop action is Feb.5-7 at FWFN Arena.


January 17
The Lakehead University Thunderwolves Womens Hockey club split two games against Iowa State Cyclones in ACHA D2 Womens hockey in Iowa on the weekend. The Cyclones used three second period goals to take a 5-1 lead heading into the third period before Lakehead rallied to pull to within 5-4 but Iowa iced the game with two empty-net goals and the 7-4 victory. Scoring for the Thunderwolves were Melissa Plug with two and singles from Lizzi Vanderwey and Liv Carter. The rematch Sunday was dominated by Lakehead who outshot Iowa 35-13 but it took a late third period goal by Michelle Carlson, her second of the game, to pull out a 3-2 win. The other goal was off the stick of Martina Wintle. Cassandra Jolicoeur played in net both games for the Thunderwolves. The next ACHA D2 action for the Lakehead Thunderwolves is this weekend in Duluth against the UMD Bulldogs Club.


January 8
The Lakehead University Thunderwolves defeated the Dryden Eagles 5-0 in Super Loop Womens hockey tonight. Single goals were scored by Melissa Wilcox, Liv Carter, Stephanie St. Amand, Farrah Nicholl and Rachel Yesno. Goaltender Danielle Lebelle-Nadeau picked up the shutout.


January 5
The Goldcorp Queens Midget A defeated the Lakehead Thunderwolves 3-0 in Womens Super Loop play on Tuesday night . Scoring for the Queens were Amanda Pages, Delaney McLeod and Breanna Veneruz. The Thunderwolves were shutout by the strong goaltending from Cameron Ivall who took a 1-0 lead into the third period and was able to hold off the comeback attempt from the University squad. Next action in the Super Loop is this Friday through Sunday at FWFN Arena when Dryden and Fort Frances High Schools compete against the local teams.


November 22
The Thunderwolves completed the weekend sweep with an 8-1 win over the Dryden Eagles. Lakehead stormed out to a 3-0 lead after the first period and continued to pepper the Dryden net with shots on their way to victory. The Thunderwolves next game is Wednesday against the Bantam AA Queens.


November 21
Dryden moms The Thunderwolves are in Dryden this weekend as part of the Thunder Bay Super Loop. They played the Dryden Eagles and won the game 2-1. Scoring started with a big slapshot from Allison Pages, followed by a goal from Liv Carter that was assisted by Martina Wintle, our hometown heroes! The Wolves would like to give a huge thank you to our Dryden Moms, Marilyn & Donna Rae, who made us apart of their family tonight <3 The Thunderwolves will play the Eagles in what will surely be a heated game tomorrow before heading back to Thunder Bay.


November 6
The Thunderwolves opened the Caribou Classic with a big 6-1 win over The Thunder Bay Fury. Alicia Todd put the team on her back and led the way with a hat trick. Jacqueline Desimone, Farrah Nicholl and Liv Carter added singles to bring home the win. MVP of the game was awarded to Elan Grobe. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s action as the Thunderwolves take on The Assiniboine College Cougars, and The Thunder Bay Queens.


November 3
The Wolves came from behind Tuesday night to get a big win against the Queens Midget A. They stalked their prey while trailing behind 1-0 until there were only 4 minutes left in the game. Allison Pages scored a beautiful goal going off both posts and in to tie the game. Then, with 11 seconds left in the period, Farrah Nicholl snuck one past the Queens goalie to take the victory.
The Thunderwolves next game is against the Midget Fury this Friday as a part of the Caribou Classic at Fort William First Nations.


November 1
The Thunderwolves returned from International Falls, Minnesota this weekend after competeing in the ACHA D2 Showcase tournament. The Wolves came home with a third place finish. After winning their first game 6-1 on Friday against Minot State University, they went on to face the host team, Rainy River College. Rainy River held a 1-0 lead after two periods only to see the Thunderwoles tie the score midway through the third period on a goal by Jordyn Paris. Rainy River then scored another, and with the time winding down, they managed to hold on even with the Thunderwovles pelting the net with shots. This left the Thunderwolves to play for third place on Sunday, which they won 3-0 over Minot State University. This win included goals from Jordyn Paris, Elan Grobe and Azia Vass. Danielle Labelle-Nadeau posted the shutout in goal. The next game for the Thunderwolves is in the SuperLoop on Tuesday at Grandview against the Queens Midget A, followed by the Confederation College Caribou Classic Tournament November 6-8 at Fort William First Nations Arena.


October 30
mom Tonight was a landmark game for the Thunderwolves opening the ACHA showcase, they took on Minot State University and defeated them 6-1. This was not only a big win for the team, but it was their first win in the ACHA. The teams traded goals in the first period, with a goal scored by Elan Grobe. The second period was dominated as they took control of the game with two additional goals from Lizzi Vanderwey and Missy Wilcox. In the third they added three more goals by Rachel Yesno, Alicia Todd and Martina Wintle to cap off the win. The Thunderwolves are in action again tomorrow playing the host Rainy River Voyageurs at 2pm. This game was dedicated to the glue of the team, manager Leah Vanderwey. Leah made it possible for the Thunderwolves to take the next step and join the ACHA this season.


October 27
The Thunderwolves humbled The Confederation College Thunderhawks 3-2 Tuesday night at Grandview Arena. They opened the scoring in the first with a goal by Jacqueline Desimone. The Thunderhawks replied with two goals of their own in the second to take a 2-1 lead into the third. Melissa Plug tied the game midway through the third going bar down, and Allison Pages scored with three minutes left to put the last nail in the Thunderhawks’ coffin.


October 26
The Thunderwolves are gearing up to head to International Falls, Minnesota this weekend to compete in the Rainy River College Invitational Tournament. This will be the start of their career in the American Collegiate Hockey Association which is particularly exciting as they are the first Canadian University to join the association! The teams they may face this weekend are Minot State University, University of Alaska, College of St. Scholastica, Northern Michigan University, North Dakota State University, and of course the home team, Rainy River College.


The roster for the 2015-2016 season has now been posted! We are proud to welcome all of our new and returning girls for another excellent season of hockey!


Tryout dates are scheduled for September 2015! All tryouts are at Delaney Arena. First tryout: September 22nd, 10-11pm. Second tryout: September 23rd, 10-11pm. After these two tryouts the team will be picked and the first practice for the team will be September 24th, 10-11pm. Tryout fees are $20 total. Please make sure you bring your student card with you for proof of University registration. The fee for this years team is $800 per player. This can be paid through your own money or community sponsers. Looking forward to seeing you on the ice!


Super Loop schedule for 2015-2016 is now posted.