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Cornell goalie Matthew Galajda named POY in Ivy League

March 1, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell freshman goalie Matthew Galajda has been named both Ivy League player of the year and goaltender of the year.

Galajda, who posted eight shutouts overall, was 7-0-1 in Ivy play with a league-leading 1.55 goals-against average and .941 save percentage.

Cornell coach Mike Schafer was honored as coach of the year and five of the Big Red garnered All-Ivy honors.

Sophomore defenseman Yanni Kaldis earned first-team honors for the second straight year, while Galajda was a unanimous first-team selection. Junior forward Anthony Angello and junior defenseman Alec McCrea were voted to the second team and junior forward Mitch Vanderlaan earned honorable mention.

Cornell is ranked No. 2 in the nation and finished 9-0-1 in the Ivies, its first unbeaten season in the Ancient Eight since 1995-96.

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