NCAA Game Night: 1-27-12

Colgate Raiders 2 @ No. 9 Cornell Big Red 1

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
Season totals: 12 GP, 1-2-3, Even, 8 PIM

Colgate jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead and hung on to upset the Big Red at Lynah Rink. The loss broke Cornell’s seven-game unbeaten streak. Gotovets appears to have been a healthy scratch.

Yale Bulldogs 3 @ Harvard Crimson 4

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, 10 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 19 GP, 13-12-25, +2, 31 PIM

In front of a national audience on NBC Sports Network, Killorn (pictured) was named First Star after scoring twice, including the game winning goal over rival Yale. Killorn had a team-leading 10 shots on goal in the game, which gave him 18 shots in his last two games. The senior appears to be ready for the next level and can join the AHL Norfolk Admirals after his season is over – if/when signed.

Northeastern Huskies 8 @ Vermont Catamounts 3
F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Marshall continues to miss time recovering from surgery. Reports state he’s expected back before the end of Vermont’s season.

No. 19 Northern Michigan Wildcats 2 @ No. 17 Miami RedHawks 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 8-7-15, +9, 8 PIM

For the first time in 10 games, the line of Jimmy Mullin-Austin Czarnik-Reilly Smith was held without a point.

Wisconsin Badgers 3 @ No. 18 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 5

F Brendan O'Donnell, UND: Did not play (injured – shoulder)
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-1-6, +1, 0 PIM

Islanders first rounder Brock Nelson had a goal and an assist to lead UND to a solid home win over Bucky.

Bowling Green Falcons 1 @ No. 13 Western Michigan Broncos 4

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 1-5-6, +4, 39 PIM

Witkowski found his way onto the scoresheet again as UWM topped Bowling Green 4-1 on Friday. Dane Walters (undrafted) had two goals for the Broncos.

*USCHO.com poll used