Notre Dame provides former Cornell goalie Galajda as graduate switch for 2021-22 school hockey season


Matthew Galajda put up splendid numbers in three seasons at Cornell (photograph: Cornell Athletics).

Notre Dame introduced Monday the addition of graduate switch goaltender Matthew Galajda for the 2021-22 season.

The 2018 First Workforce All-American performed his first three seasons at Cornell.

“We’re excited so as to add Matthew to our program,” Notre Dame coach Jeff Jackson stated in an announcement. “He has a really spectacular resume each academically and athletically from his profession at Cornell and never solely is he an amazing goaltender but additionally an incredible younger man. He’s an amazing match for Notre Dame and for our crew tradition.”

For his profession, Galajda boasts a 60-15-9 report to go together with a 1.64 GAA and a .930 save share.

The Aurora, Ontario, native put collectively a robust junior marketing campaign in 2019-20, posting a 23-2-4 report for the Large Pink to go together with a .931 save share and a 1.56 GAA. He was a finalist for the Mike Richter Award and posted 5 shutouts on the season.

When the COVID-19 pandemic halted the season, Galajda and the Large Pink have been ranked first within the ballot.

Cornell didn’t play within the 2020-21 season.


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