Former player Scott new assistant at Cornell

Former Cornell standout Topher Scott has been named an assistant coach with the Big Red, his alma mater announced Saturday.

Scott spent the 2010-11 season as a volunteer assistant coach at Miami.

As a four-year letter winner for the Big Red from 2004-08, Scott was a finalist for the Hockey Humanitarian Award and the Lowe’s Senior Class Award as a senior.

Following his collegiate career, Scott played professional hockey in the Central Hockey League for the Texas Brahmas and the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees before heading to Miami to begin work on his master’s degree in sports behavior and performance while beginning his coaching career.