ITHACA, N.Y. (2/9/13) - A goal by junior Andrew Ammon and a
rock-solid effort by senior Mike Condon guided the Princeton men's hockey team
to a 1-0 win over Cornell on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Lynah Rink.
With the win Princeton completes the 4-0 sweep of travel
partners Cornell and Colgate.
Princeton improves to 9-10-4 overall and 7-6-3 in the ECAC.
With the win Princeton moves into third place in the league standings with 17
Coming off of a 36-save performance last night in a 4-2 win
over Colgate, Condon made 39 saves against the Big Red.
Thirty of those saves came in the first 40 minutes of the
game. Princeton picked up four penalties during that time to Cornell's one,
giving the Big Red that edge in shots. When skating 5x5 during the first two
periods shots were 12-11. Princeton finished the game 0 for 3 on the power play and 5 for 5 on the
Ammon's game winner came just 15 seconds into the second
period. He skated up the left boards and sniped a shot that beat netminder Andy
Iles. Junior Jack Berger and senior Rob Kleebaum assisted after digging the
puck out of the corner.
Cornell falls to 8-13-2 overall and 4-10-2 in league play.
Princeton will be in the friendly confines of Hobey Baker
Rink for the next to weekends. The Tigers host Clarkson & St. Lawrence next
weekend Feb. 15 & 16. Both games start at 7 p.m.