Today's date: Saturday March 23, 2019
column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,052 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

Wellington Weddings 2019
Business Leader Banner
column width padding column width padding

University women win hockey silver


University women win hockey silver

KRASNOYARSK, RUSSIA - Canada’s university women’s hockey team has earned a silver medal at the Winter Universiade in Russia.

The Russian home team – Canada’s only serious competition at the tournament – won gold March 11 with a 2-0 victory over the Canadians.

Taylor Weber of Mount Forest was a member of Team Canada. She is a fifth-year student at Laurentian University in Sudbury, where she was captain of the Laurentian Voyageurs this season in U Sports play.

The Canadian men’s team won the initial games, but lost 4-3 to Kazakhstan on March 9. Russia beat Canada 5-1 in the semi-finals.

The Canadian men won bronze March 12 with a 3-0 victory over Kazakhstan, while the Russians beat Slovakia 2-1 for the gold.

The Canadian women were undefeated in the early stages of their tournament, winning 10-0 over China, 4-0 over Japan, 1-0 over the U.S. and 8-2 over Switzerland.

Weber had a goal and two assists against the Swiss, two assists against China and an assist against Japan.

In their last game of the preliminary round, Canada  lost 4-2 to Russia.

In the semi-finals, Russia beat the U.S. 10-0, while Canada won 5-1 over Japan.

Japan then beat the U.S. 2-1 to take the bronze medal.

In the gold medal game, Canada and Russia were both scoreless through the first two periods.

Russia scored the first goal of the game at 6:53 of the third, while Canada was shorthanded due to a delay of game penalty.

Weber was called for tripping at 16:38, but Canada held off the power play.

With 11 seconds left on the clock,  Russia scored an empty-net goal for the 2-0 win.

March 13, 2019


Tell Us What You Think

Login to submit a comment

Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser. Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive, unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed. You must register or log in in order to post a comment. For more information, read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines.


Lions Home Show


Wellington North Guide 2018-2019

Related Stories

  • University women win hockey silver
  • column width padding column width padding column width padding

    The Wellington Advertiser





    Digital Publications


    Twitter Logo

    Free Press News Network Logo