October 17, 2013

WOMEN’S HOCKEY | Reigning ECAC Champs Return to Lynah Rink

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After a season of much success, the Cornell women’s ice hockey team started off fall play with a win over Brock University in an exhibition just one week ago. After an exciting start back on the ice, the women’s and men’s teams played their annual Red vs. White game on Saturday, in which both hockey teams split up into two groups of men and women to compete against their fellow teammates. Ultimately, the white team was victorious after capitalizing on many penalty shots.

The Red had no trouble with Brock in its first contest of the preseason, coming away with a 13-0 rout. Junior forward Emily Fulton scored five of those goals, earning one of two hat tricks of the night. Sophomore forward Taylor Woods also scored three goals and junior forward Jillian Saulnier contributed two as well. The Red had a productive night offensively to say the least, ending the game with 62 shots on net compared to the Badgers mere five.

The following day, the women split up to compete in the annual Red vs. White game alongside the men’s hockey team. Saulnier once again contributed offensively and was able to net three goals, helping the White team to a 5-2 victory over the Red team. Freshman forward Caroline DeBruin also added to the White team’s victory with a penalty shot past sophomore goaltender Stefannie Moak. However, Moak later redeemed herself in goal with three saves. This game is the only opportunity for the Red to

Connor Archard / Senior PhotographerJunior forward Jillian Saulnier scored two goals against Brock and two goals in the Red/White scrimmage.