Cornell Season Highlights

Year RS ECAC NCAA Highights
-1957       From 1901-1948: 34 seasons, 194 games; 1911 Intercollegiate Champion
1958       Paul Patten becomes coach; 16-3 win over Lehigh inaugurates Lynah
1959       Surrendering ten or more goals nine times; outscored by Harvard 31-0 in two games
1960       Nineteen game losing streak
1961       Outscoring Penn 22-1 in two wins; no longer the bottom Ivy
1962       The "birth": 2-1 win over Harvard at Lynah with Laing Kennedy in net
1963       All-American Kennedy captains an 8-9-0 team
1964       Ned Harkness hired. 2-1 win at Harvard
1965 5 5   The Ferguson brothers arrive; 19-5 season and first appearance in the ECACs
1966 3 2   22-5-0. Doug Ferguson co-captain; F loss to Clarkson
1967 2 1 1 27-1-1. ECAC title 1; Dryden bests NoDak 1-0 in NCAA SF, then beats BU 4-1; NCAA Champions
1968 1 1 3 27-2-0. ECAC title 2; North Dakota ends 23-game winning streak in the NCAA SF
1969 1 1 2 27-2-0. ECAC title 3; Dryden's final game loss to Denver in the NCAA F
1970 1 1 1 Perfection: 29-0-0. ECAC title 4; NCAA Champions
1971 3 4   22-5-0. Dick Bertrand replaces Harkness
1972 1 2 2 23-6-0. 4th NCAA final in 6 years, losing to BU at Boston Garden
1973 1 1 4 22-6-1. ECAC title 5; devastating ot loss to Wisconsin in NCAA SF
1974 4 3   NCAA dominance wanes
1975 4 4   SF loss to Harvard
1976 5 3   Upset QF win at Walker 9-7 to reach 11th straight ECAC Final Four
1977 3 3   Boston Grden ot 9-10 loss to UNH in SF
1978 2 5   Providence shocks at Lynah
1979 3 3   Revenge over Providence in The Game
1980 8 1 4 Greatest underdog run in history, upsetting 1, 2, and 3 to win ECAC title 6
1981 7 2 5 Just short with a loss to Providence in F
1982 10     Lou Reycroft becomes coach; 17-season ECAC playoff run ends
1983 9     Mike Schafer arrives as a freshman D
1984 12     Fish 'N Fowl comeback, trailing 0-4 after 10 mins
1985 4 3   Joe Nieuwendyk arrives
1986 3 1 5 Final Garen Party: Moeser beats Yale in 2ot, Grenier beats Clarkson in ot for ECAC title 7
1987 9     Nieuwendyk ECAC POTY and Hobey finalist; Brian McCutcheon named coach
1988 3 5   Freshman revival; upset at Lynah by Clarkson in QF mini-game
1989 5 4   Upset win at Clarkson in the QF via scoreless game 2
1990 3 3   Crushing Harvard in SF; Ross Lemon's birthday loss
1991 2 3 9 Kent Manderville's 19:58 tying goal remaining at Michigan in NCAA 1R
1992 5 2   Loss to St. Lawrence in F
1993 11     4-year ECAC Final Four run ends
1994 8 5   1R ot victory over Princeton
1995 9 5   Routed at Clarkson in QF
1996 4 1 9 Schafer returns, beats Harvard and Clarkson for ECAC title 8
1997 2 1 5 ECAC title 9, first NCAA advance in 25 years vs Miami
1998 8 5   Jason Elliott backstops upset at RPI in Troy QF
1999 7 9   Blowing it in the 1R at Princeton
2000 4 4   OT loss to St. Lawrence in the SF
2001 4 2   SLU again, this time in the F
2002 1 2 5 25-8-2.  2ot loss to Harvard in F
2003 1 1 3 30 wins. ECAC title 10 over Harvard in ot; #1 in the polls; return to Frozen Four
2004 2 5   Shocked by Clarkson at Lynah in QF
2005 1 1 5 27-5-3.  ECAC title 11 over Harvard again, ot NCAA QF loss in Minnesota
2006 3 2 5 Two 2ot QF wins; loss to Harvard in F; 3ot NCAA QF loss in Wisconsin
2007 4 5   Disappointing 1R sweep by Quinnipiac
2008 5 3   SF loss to Harvard
2009 2 2 5 The stars align in the NCAAs but Bemidji ends the dream
2010 2 1 9 ECAC title 12; Ben Scrivens' shutout streak
2011 4 2   Joe Devin leads a second half rush to Boardwalk Hall
2012 2 3 5 Beating Michigan in overtime in the NCAAs
2013 9 5   One minute shy of an QF upset of #1 Quinnipiac
2014 4 3   Overtime wins at Fish 'n Fowl and in the Clarkson QF
2015 7 9   Another great Fish 'n Fowl win
2016 8 5   One game from eliminating NCAA Runner-up Quinnipiac
2017 3 2 Return to the ECAC F and the NCAAs
2018 1 3 9 Regional 1-seed and 25 wins