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Men's Ice Hockey - Awards Banquet

The Men's Hockey Team conducted their 55th Annual Award Banquet at the Lake Watch Inn on Saturday, May 7th, 2016.


55rd Annual Award Banquet - Lake Watch Inn - 5/7/2016 - Seniors Teemu Tiitinen, Reece Willcox, John Knisley, and Christian Hilbrich. Here are photos from the Banquet. Click here for the program.

Here is a recap of the awards and recepients.

  • The Wendell and Francelia Earle Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    1. An annual award endowed in perpetuity by the Earle Family, honors Wendell, Cornell Professor and team advisor, who was a frequent host of Cornell Hockey players and their families. The award recipients are the team members from each class who have achieved the highest cumulative grade point average.
    2. Senior - Christian Hilbrich
    3. Junior - Ryan Coon
    4. Sophomore - Dan Wedman
  • The Greg Ratushny Award
    1. Presented to the freshman player who best exhibits enthusiasm for both the team and Cornell University, camaraderie with teammates and fellow students, and promise for the future.
    2. Anthony Angello
  • The Cornell Hockey Association Award
    1. Presented to the player whose contribution to the team is not apparent in the box scores. His efforts are more clearly measured in enthusiasm, dedication, desire, and unselfish willingness to give to the team an extra ounce of energy.
    2. Eric Freschi
  • The Sam Woodside Award
    1. Presented to the senior player who has most improved in overall playing ability and has exhibited team leadership with his play during his career.
    2. Teemu Tiitinen
  • The Mark Weiss Memorial Award
    1. Presented to the player who most exemplified from his rookie year through his senior year the same kind of determination and passion that the outstanding young athlete, Mark Weiss, had for life and hockey.
    2. Christian Hilbrich
  • The Ironman Award
    1. Presented to the team member who, in spite of being bruised, broken, spliced, or otherwise hurt, most demonstrated the will and determination to overcome injury and contribute to the team.
    2. John Knisley
  • The Bill Doran Sportsmanship Award
    1. Presented to the Cornell player combining all the best attributes that mean sportsmanship, both on and off the ice, as well as being an excellent competitive player
    2. Reece Willcox
  • The Joe DeLibero-Stan Tsapis Award
    1. Presented to the player who most nearly exemplifies the skilled efficiency, unselfish dedication, and hard-nosed competitive applications that distinguishes him as representative of Joe DiLibero's and Stan Tsapis' uniqueness.
    2. Eric Freschi
  • The Crimson Cup Award
    1. Presented to the player whose contribution to the team was outstanding during the season series against Harvard.
    2. Teemu Tiitinen
  • The Nicky Bawlf Award
    1. Presented to honor the most valuable player, as determined by a vote of his teammates.
    2. Mitch Gillam
  • Shutout Award (7)
    1. Mitch Gillam
    2. vs. Niagara 10/31/15
    3. vs. Yale 10/20/15
    4. vs. Brown 10/21/15
    5. vs. Merrimack 1/8/2016
    6. vs. Princeton 2/6/16
    7. vs. Dartmouth 2/20/16
    8. vs. Union 3/4/16


Coach's Luncheons

Enjoy lunch with fellow Cornell Coach's Club and Coach's Circle members on the Friday before home games. Hear what the Big Red plans for their opponents, see some game video, and join the conversation with Coach Schafer. More information here.


50/50 Drawing

The 50/50 raises money that supports the team. At each game, student volunteers or CHA members greet fans and sell chances. A winning ticket is drawn during the game and half the take is given to the winner.

Many thanks to the CHA volunteers and Cornell students who give up "game-time" to sell 50-50 tickets, count money and distribute winnings to the lucky ticket holder. We couldn't do this without your assistance!