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ECAC Hockey re-seeds tournament; RPI faces Colgate

ECAC Hockey re-seeds tournament; RPI faces Colgate

Engineers were set to play Harvard
ECAC Hockey re-seeds tournament; RPI faces Colgate
RPI men's hockey head coach Dave Smith, left, and athletic director Lee McElroy during Sunday's press conference.
Photographer: Marc Schultz

With Harvard and Yale pulling out of the ECAC Hockey tournament best-of-3 quarterfinals because of concern over the coronavirus, the tournament has been re-seeded.

Cornell and Clarkson, the top two seeds, received byes into next weekend's semifinals. RPI, the fourth seed, will now play eighth-seeded Colgate at Houston Field House. Games are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and, if necessary, 5 p.m. Sunday. The series will be played in an empty Houston Field House, a decision that was made last Sunday. RPI was scheduled to play fifth-seeded Harvard. Colgate had been slated to play Clarkson.

Third-seeded Quinnipiac, which had been set to play seventh-seeded and New Haven-area rival Yale, now gets 11th-seeded Princeton. Princeton was scheduled to play Cornell.

 

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