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Preseason Top 16: #6 Cornell


Last Season

Cornell pulled an upset in the first round of the NCAA tournament over Michigan, and were a goal away from advancing to the Frozen Four.

It was the best of times….

Cornell had two separate 7 game unbeaten streaks this year, the latter of which featured a tie and a win over eventual ECAC champions Union.

It was the worst of times…

Other than their season ending loss to Ferris State, Cornell's worst stretch was a 5 game winless streak that preceded (and coincided with) their big unbeaten streak. The winless stretch featured the Big Red being swept by Colgate.

Preseason Top 16: #9 Union

Last Season

The Dutchmen won their second straight ECAC regular season title and won their first ever ECAC tournament championship, both of which helped them earn a #1 seed in the NCAA tournament. The season of firsts continued for Union as they advanced to the program's first ever Frozen Four, eventually losing in the semifinals to Ferris State

It was the best of times….

It has to be the first Frozen Four win in the history of the program. Union controlled play in much of the first two periods, but Ferris State made the most of their chances, scoring three unanswered goals to win it. The key goal c...