Karissa Savage

Group effort

Matthew Holmberg won’t tell you who his favourite goalie is.
“It’s difficult to talk about each one individually without talking about the overall role,” the women’s hockey head coach said.
Goaltending depth has been a trademark of Holmberg’s
three-year tenure as head coach. His goalies this season are
third-year Mel Dodd-Moher, fourth-year Karissa Savage and third-year Engi Lim. He said he won’t name a full-time starter because they’re all good enough to play.Continue...

Back to winning ways

The women’s hockey team’s motto for the final weekend of the regular season was “finish strong.”
They did just that in Toronto, beating the Ryerson Rams 4-3 on Saturday and Toronto Varsity Blues 3-0 on Sunday to finish fourth in the OUA and earn home-ice advantage for a best-of-three
first-round playoff matchup against the York Lions that starts on Wednesday night.Continue...

Weekend shake-up

Matthew Holmberg held an emergency team meeting
on the weekend.
After the women’s hockey team lost 7-0 at home to the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks on Friday night, the head coach got his players together to discuss their new year slump.Continue...

Three-game losing streak

The women’s hockey team extended its losing streak to three games on Saturday, falling 2-1 to the York Lions in overtime.
Despite only allowing a single goal, goaltender Karissa Savage was pulled halfway through the second period and replaced by Mel Dodd-Moher.Continue...

Shootout loss

The women’s hockey team no longer has a perfect home record. The team fell 4-3 to the Guelph Gryphons in a shootout last Saturday at the Memorial Centre.Continue...