Goaltender Karlee Fetch really developed her game throughout the season and peaked at the perfect time. This past week, the Hockey Queens had the task of facing the defending ACAC Champions, the MacEwan University Griffins, in the semi-final. The fourth-year netminder was outstanding over the three game series and gave her Queens a chance to win.
This past Friday, Karlee stopped 39 shots (0.929) in a 4-2 setback in Edmonton, with one of the Griffins’ goals hitting the empty net. At the Servus Arena, she made 34 saves out of 35 shots (0.971) and was named the Queens Player-of-the-Game, in a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory on Saturday. Then in game three’s 3-1 loss on Sunday, Karlee turned aside 35 out of 37 shots (0.946) in Edmonton. The third MacEwan goal found the open cage with Karlee on the bench. Despite the Griffins shading the Queens two games to one, the Open Studies student could have easily been named the top player of the series, from both teams. Over the three games, the student-athlete from Prince Albert incredibly made 108 saves out of 114 shots (0.947).