Pregame: Nebraska-Omaha v Cornell (Oct. 27)

Nebraska-Omaha defenseman Ian Brady struggles to keep up with Cornell forward Joel Lowry during the Big Red's 5-3 win Friday in Omaha. (Photo: Matthew Semisch)

Nebraska-Omaha defenseman Ian Brady struggles to keep up with Cornell forward Joel Lowry during the Big Red’s 5-3 win Friday in Omaha. (Photo: Matthew Semisch)

Listed after the jump are line charts, scouting reports and more information pertaining to Saturday’s non-conference tilt at CenturyLink Center between Nebraska-Omaha of the NCHC and No. 19 Cornell of the ECAC.

NEBRASKA-OMAHA (2-3-0, 0-0-0 NCHC) V No. 19 CORNELL (1-0-0, 0-0-0 ECAC)
OCT. 27, 2013
CENTURYLINK CENTER – OMAHA, NEB.

NEBRASKA-OMAHA LINES
27 Aaron Pearce – 14 Dominic Zombo – 15 Josh Archibald
23 Johnnie Searfoss – 20 Jake Guentzel – 18 Jono Davis
17 Ryan Walters – 12 Brock Montpetit – 25 Justin Parizek
16 Austin Ortega – 13 Zahn Raubenheimer – 10 Alex simonson

8 Jaycob Megna – 11 Nick Seeler
7 Michael Young – 24 Ian Brady
2 Brian Cooper – 6 Matt Youso

31 Ryan Massa
1 Reed Peters
29 Kirk Thompson

UNO scratches: 6 James Polk; 19 Tanner Lane; 28 Brian O’Rourke

Scouting the Mavericks: Ryan Massa gets his first start Saturday since the opening game of the season, a tilt the Mavericks dropped 6-4 at home to Bentley on Oct. 11…UNO forward Josh Archibald beat Cornell goaltender Andy Iles Friday on a penalty shot, the Mavericks’ first since Feb. 2, 2008 against then CCHA rival Michigan State…Maverick forward Ryan Walters has scored at least a point in all five games this season and is currently riding a three-game goal-scoring streak…UNO allowed a season-low 20 shots on goal Friday to the Big Red but lost to Cornell 5-3. Form: L-W-W-L-L.

CORNELL LINES
28 Joel Lowry – 22 Cole Bardreau – 14 John McCarron
7 Jake Weidner – 20 Dustin Mowrey – 17 Brian Ferlin
10 Madison Dias – 12 John Knisley – 11 Eric Freschi
9 Christian Hilbrich – 19 Teemu Titinen – 16 Matt Buckles

5 Joakim Ryan – 3 Reece Willcox
24 Kirill Gotovets – 23 Jacon MacDonald
21 Clint Lewis – 27 Patrick McCarron

33 Andy Iles
32 Mitch Gillam

Cornell scratches: Eric Sade (2); Craig Esposito (4); Holden Anderson (6); Rodger Craig (15); Armand de Swardt (18); Jeff Kubiak (26); Ryan Coon (30)

Scouting the Big Red: No. 19 Cornell went 3-for-8 on the power play Friday in its 5-3 win over UNO. Two of goals came in the game’s third period after Cornell overturned a 3-2 Maverick lead. Junior forward Cole Bardreau was Friday’s first star, picking up a second-period assist before netting the game-winning goal in the third…Senior goaltender and Ithaca, N.Y. native Andy Iles will start his 72nd consecutive game for his hometown school Saturday…Saturday’s tilt will only be Cornell’s second official game of the season.

Referees: Dan Dreger (2); Brad Shepherd (33)
Linesmen: Scott Fitzpatrick (77); Todd Lacina (94)

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