Women’s Hockey Faces Tough Task Against Quinnipiac and Princeton This Weekend

Cornell women’s hockey (5-2, 3-2 ECAC) will face a tough test this weekend when the team takes on No. 8 Quinnipiac (9-4-1, 4-2, ECAC) and Princeton (4-3-1, 2-3 ECAC) in what could be a defining series for the Red. Both games will be played on the road, with Cornell taking on Quinnipiac on Friday and Princeton on Saturday. After back-to-back wins, the team is feeling upbeat and confident heading into the action. “I think our team has a lot of confidence right now,” said freshman forward Kristin O’Neill.

Women’s Hockey Looks to Continue Double-Digit Unbeaten Streaks

Brown and Yale will travel to Lynah this weekend to face Cornell women’s hockey in a pair of key conference matchups. The Red is looking to continue double-digit unbeaten streaks against both teams.

Cornell (3-2, 1-2 ECAC) has gone 18 games without losing to Brown (3-4, 1-3 ECAC). The last time the Bears defeated the Red was in 2007. The Red has also gone a long time since losing to Yale (4-1-1, 2-1-1 ECAC). The Red has not lost to the Bulldogs in 15 straight games.

Women’s Hockey Set to Open Regular Season at Home Against Mercyhurst

Cornell women’s hockey is gearing up to face Mercyhurst in a pair of home games, looking to lock in a rhythm before heading into conference play the following weekend. The Red (0-0) is coming off a 10-0 defeat of Carleton University. Eight different players scored for Cornell in the exhibition match. Senior forward Hanna Bunton, who netted two goals against Carleton, said she has been impressed with the 2016-17 squad thus far. “The amount of energy that we have had in our first few games has been really impressive,” Bunton said.