The Lions took control of the game in the second period. York’s Tayler Murphy (Sudbury, Ont.) scored two back-to-back goals to put her team up 2-1 midway through the second. Ryerson’s Elexa Pakozdy (Port Coquitlam, B.C) tied the game up at 2, sniping a wrist shot quick off the faceoff past York goaltender Lauren Dubie (London, Ont.).
York’s Taylor Davison (Oakville, Ont.) tallied the game-winning goal on an unassisted play, deciding the outcome of the game with six minutes to play in the second. The rest of the match would remain scoreless, and the Lions took the victory with a 3-2 win over the Rams.