Cornell wins at home against Clarkson

Cornell won the home game against the Clarkson 8-1 on Saturday.

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Cornell won the home game against the Clarkson 8-1 on Saturday.

The Big Red opened strong, with Georgia Schiff scoring right at the start, after only 40 seconds, a goal assisted by Kaitlin Jockims.

The Big Red increased the lead to 2-0 in the first period when Ashley Messier opened the scoring, assisted by Izzy Daniel and Gillis Frechette.

The Golden Knights narrowed the gap to 2-1 in the first period when Gretchen Branton struck.

The second period ended with a 7-1 lead for the Big Red.

Paige Kenyon increased the lead to 8-1 early in the third period, assisted by Claudia Yu and Gabbie Rud.

The Big Red chalked up four straight home wins.

Coming up:

The Big Red travels to Dartmouth on Friday at 5 p.m. CST. The Golden Knights visit St. Lawrence to play the Saints on Thursday at 5 p.m. CST.