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Colgate Raider
Colgate Raiders (ECAC)
Institution: Colgate University
Location: Hamilton, NY
School founded: 1819
Enrollment: 2,750
President: Rebecca S. Chopp
Athletic Director: David Roach
Colors: Maroon and White
Home Arena: Starr Rink
Capacity: 2,246
Dimensions: 200' x 85'
Men's Team
Conference: ECAC Hockey
Coach: Don Vaughn
(St. Lawrence '84)
Conf. Championships: 1990
Major Rivals: Cornell Big Red
Women's Team
Conference: ECAC Hockey
Coach: Scott Wiley
(St. Lawrence '93)
Major Rivals: Cornell Big Red

The Colgate Raiders are a Men's Division I and Women's Division I team in the ECAC Hockey League.

Men's program

Women's program

The Colgate Raiders women's ice hockey team represent Colgate University and play hockey in the ECAC. The Raiders play their home games at Starr Rink. The Raiders have played in Division I hockey since the 2001-02 season.

History

In 2008-09, Kimberly Sass set a school record for most wins in a season by a goaltender with 14 games. Sass finished the season as one of the top ranked goalies in the ECAC. Her .941 save percentage was first in the ECAC. Her 1.85 goals against average was sixth while her .656 win percentage was fourth. [1]

Year by year

Year Wins Losses Ties Coach Postseason
2009-10 12 20 4 Scott Wiley Lost ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals[2]
2008-09 19 14 3 Scott Wiley
2007-08 1217 5 Scott Wiley
2006-07 17 15 2 Scott Wiley
2005-06 12 15 7 Scott Wiley
2004-05 16 15 4 Scott Wiley
2003-04 16 17 3 Scott Wiley
2002-03 12 21 1 Scott Wiley

[3]

Awards and honors

  • Cheryl Setchell, Forward, 2002 ECAC North All-Rookie Team
  • Kiira Dosdall, Defense, 2009 Second Team All-ECAC[4]
  • Rebecca Lahar ,Goalie, 2002 ECAC North All-Rookie Team[5]
  • Kimberly Sass, 2009 All-ECAC First Team (Sass was the first Raiders player to be named to the First Team)[6]
  • Kimberly Sass, 2009 ECAC Goaltender of the Year
  • Kimberly Sass, ECAC All-Rookie Team
  • Katie Stewart, ECAC Player of the Week (Week of February 15, 2010[7]

Team awards

  • Brad Houston Most Valuable Offensive Player
Year Player
2006-07 to 2008-09 Sam Hunt
2005-06 Allison Paiano
  • Most Valuable Defensive Player
Year Player
2007-08 to 2008-09 Kiira Dosdall
2006-07 Tara French and Kiira Dosdall
  • Most Improved Player
Year Player
2008-09 Amanda Kirwan
2007-08 Jacquie Colborne
2006-07 Evan Minnick
  • Rookie of the Year
Year Player
2008-09 Kimberly Sass
  • Sportsmanship Award
  • Marian Lefevre Coach’s Award
Year Player
2008-09 Elayna Hamashuk
2007-08 Mallory Johnston
  • Don Palmateer Award
Year Player
2008-09 Sam Hunt, Kiira Dosdall, Elin Brown

Players

  • During the 2008-09 season, Kimberly Sass earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors five times and the ECAC Goaltender of the Week award once. On November 8, 2009, she recorded a career and season high 46 saves as the Raiders defeated Princeton. Against the Yale Bulldogs on January 24, Sass earned a shutout. In three different games, she surpassed 40 saves and eclipsed 30 saves in ten games.

International

  • Tara French, 2005 Canada Under-22 Team
  • Sam Hunt, 2008 and 2009 Canada Under-22 Team
  • Becky Irvine, 2005 Canada Under-22 Team
  • Rebecca Lahaer, 2004 USA Under-22 Team

References

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