Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey

Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey
Cornell Big Red
Cornell Big Red.svg
University Cornell University
Conference ECAC Hockey
Head coach Mike Schafer
15th year, 523–310–161
Captain(s) Joe Devin, Patrick Kennedy
Arena Lynah Rink
Capacity: 4,267
Location Ithaca, New York
Colors Carnelian and white


NCAA Tournament Champions
1967, 1970
NCAA Tournament Frozen Four
1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1980, 2003

The Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey team represents Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, in NCAA Division I men's competition. Cornell is one of eight members of the academically prestigious Ivy League conference and the hockey team plays in the ECAC Hockey conference.

The 1970 Cornell Hockey team, coached by Ned Harkness was the first (and currently only team) in NCAA hockey history to complete a season undefeated and untied with a perfect 29-0-0 record.[1]


Overall record

The team saluting fans in Lynah Rink after a game
  • NCAA champions: 1967, 1970[2]
  • NCAA runner-ups: 1969, 1972
  • ECAC Champions: 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
  • ECAC regular season champions: 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 2002, 2003, 2005
  • Ivy League Champions: 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Ned Harkness Cup: 2003, 2005, 2008

Current roster

As of September 18, 2011. [3]

# State Player Catches Year Hometown Previous Team
30 Alberta Vincenzo Marozzi L Freshman Edmonton, Alberta Spruce Grove (AJHL)
31 Ontario Omar Kanji L Junior Thornhill, Ontario Upper Canada College (CISAA)
33 New York Andy Iles L Sophomore Ithaca, New York US NTDP (USHL)
# State Player Shoots Year Hometown Previous Team
4 Texas Keir Ross R Senior McKinney, Texas Omaha (USHL)
5 New Jersey Joakim Ryan L Freshman Rumson, New Jersey Dubuque (USHL)
6 Ontario Nick D'Agostino L Junior Bolton, Ontario St. Michael's (OJHL)
7 Ontario Braden Birch L Junior Hamilton, Ontario Oakville (OJHL)
19 Massachusetts Sean Whitney R Senior Scituate, Massachusetts Cushing Academy (USHS-MA)
23 Michigan Jacob MacDonald L Freshman Brighton, Michigan Waterloo (USHL)
24 Belarus Kirill Gotovets L Sophomore Minsk, Belarus Shattuck-St. Mary's (USHS-MN)
27 Quebec Mathieu Brisson R Sophomore Longueuil, Quebec Omaha (USHL)
# State Player Shoots Year Hometown Previous Team
8 Texas Locke Jillson R Senior Dallas, Texas Indiana (USHL)
9 Quebec Philippe Hudon R Freshman Hudson, Quebec Choate (USHS-CT)
10 British Columbia Madison Dias L Freshman Penticton, British Columbia Victoria (BCHL)
11 Ohio Vince Mihalek R Junior Willowick, Ohio Westside (BCHL)
12 Saskatchewan Sean Collins L Senior Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Waywayseecappo (MJHL)
14 Michigan John McCarron R Freshman Macomb, Michigan Lincoln (USHL)
15 Alberta Rodger Craig L Sophomore Red Deer, Alberta Grande Prairie (AJHL)
16 Ontario Greg Miller L Junior Toronto, Ontario St. Michael's (OJHL)
17 Florida Brian Ferlin R Freshman Jacksonville, Florida Indiana (USHL)
18 Texas Armand de Swardt L Sophomore Plano, Texas Wenatchee (NAHL)
20 British Columbia Dustin Mowrey R Sophomore Burnaby, British Columbia Victoria (BCHL)
21 Ontario Erik Axell L Junior Toronto, Ontario St. Michael's (OJHL)
22 New York Cole Bardreau R Freshman Fairport, New York US NTDP (USHL)
26 Quebec John Esposito L Junior Montreal, Quebec Notre Dame (SJHL)
28 Alberta Joel Lowry R Freshman Calgary, Alberta Victoria (BCHL)
29 New York Kevin Cole L Freshman Ithaca, New York Cornwall (CCHL)

Notable alumni

Retired numbers

The Big Red team has retired two jersey numbers:

  • 1: Ken Dryden, 1965–1969, number retired on February 25, 2010
  • 25: Joe Nieuwendyk, 1984–1987, number retired on February 25, 2010

See also

External links


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Cornell Postseason Games". The Big Red What. Retrieved 2009-09-13. 
  3. ^ "2011-12 Cornell Big Red Men's Ice Hockey Roster". Cornell University Athletics. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 

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