Winningest Coach in Cornell Women's Hockey History
With Cornell Women's Hockey's 4-0 win over Mercyhurst on Wednesday, Coach Doug Derraugh has another new place in history. Derraugh is now the winningest coach in Cornell Women's Hockey History. The coach he beat to get to that number is the women's first coach, Bill Duthie, who tallied 135 wins as a coach. Derraugh also hold another honor, as the last Cornell player to score 30 goals in a season. Derraugh was incredibly modest about this honor, giving the sports website the following statement: If you stay in it long enough, you're bound to get there eventually, but I'm very, very blessed to be in a situation where … the administrators really supported women's ice hockey here at Cornell.
We here at WAFT are proud of Cornell Women's Hockey and Coach Derraugh!
A True College Hockey Experience
We at WAFT are amongst the first to praise Lynah, the building and the atmosphere. So when this article came to our attention, we could not help but share it with our readers. It is a look at the Cornell hockey experience from the perspective of a former collegiate player and current hockey fan. We recommend the article as it is a good read.
Best Wishes, Thoughts and Prayers
We were disheartened to learn that a Colgate Hockey Player, Spiro Goulakos was diagnosed with Hodgkins' lymphoma. We at WAFT would like to wish him the best of luck with his treatment and a speedy recovery. We hope to see him face off against the Big Red again soon. He is in our thoughts and prayers.
Autism Awareness at Colgate Women's Hockey
Colgate Women's Hockey is hosting an Autism Awareness game this Friday against RPI. This is the third year that the Colgate Women are hosting this and since 2011 they have raised $30,000 for Autism Speaks. This is an incredible cause and if you're in the Hamilton area, go see one of the most historic rinks in college hockey and support this great cause.
Do It For Daron Series
We have mentioned this before, but the game is coming up this weekend, so it bears mentioning again. This weekend, Cornell Women's Hockey hosts Union and RPI in this series to raise awareness of mental illness and the problems and challenges associated with it in young people. To show support, the Big Red are asking that you wear purple when attending!