SUNYAC Roundup 11/11/11

Brockport Golden Eagles 6               Geneseo Ice Knights 1

Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena (Attendance: 1,835)

In the most stunning result of the night, the College at Brockport tallied six unanswered goals in a 6-1 rout of the Ice Knights on Friday night. Geneseo’s Colin de Jersey scored the game’s first goal on the power play at 14:49 of the first period, but watched as the Golden Eagles scored two power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and three unanswered goals in the final 45 minutes, earning their first conference victory of the season. Brockport’s Steve Sachman scored twice and Ian Finnerty and Brendon Rothfuss each recorded two assists. Brockport goalie Oliver Wren recorded 27 saves to earn the win in net for the Golden Eagles.

Cortland Red Dragons 5             Morrisville State Mustangs 4          F/OT

Alumni Arena (Attendance: 418)

Cortland’s Michael Lysyj scored the game-winning goal on the power play at 1:24 of the overtime frame to defeat visiting SUNY Cortland. Morrisville’s Todd Hosmer forced overtime with the game-tying goal at 6:20 of the third period. Hosmer scored the Mustangs’ final two goals of the game. The game featured 17 penalties and two 5-on-3 goals, one by each team. Lysyj scored his first of two power-play goals in the second period to tie the game. The Mustangs finished 1-for-8 with the man advantage, while the Red Dragons finished 3-for 9. Cortland’s Mike Reilly made 37 saves for Cortland. The Red Dragons moved to fifth place in the SUNYAC, sitting at 2-2-0 in conference play.

Plattsburgh Cardinals 7           Fredonia Blue Devils 3

Steele Hall (Attendance: 375)

The Blue Devils jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first 11 minutes of the game, but SUNY Plattsburgh tallied off seven of the next eight goals, including four power-play goals and a 4-on-4 goal. Plattsburgh’s Nick Jensen scored twice for the Cardinals, who outshot Fredonia 33-25, limiting the Blue Devils offense to just four shots during the second period. Fredonia’s Bryan Ross led the Blue Devils with a goal and an assist. With the win, the Cardinals move to the top of the SUNYAC, sharing the conference lead with archrival Oswego State, who they will meet in Plattsburgh on Dec. 2.

Potsdam Bears 3             Buffalo State Bengals 2

Buffalo State Sports Arena (Attendance: 511)

Potsdam’s Mike Arnold completed the comeback for the Bears, scoring the game-winning goal at 13:12 of the third period. Buffalo State took a 2-0 lead in the first period with goals by Drew Klin and Anthony Orange. But Potsdam responded by cutting the Bengal lead to one after the first period on Arnold’s power-play goal at 15:05 of the frame. After a scoreless second period, Potsdam’s Sy Nutkevitch tied the game at two at 9:44 of the third period and Arnold would give the Bears their only lead of the night a few minutes later. Potsdam’s Dylan Ellis finished with 31 saves to earn its first conference win this season.

SUNYAC Schedule for Nov. 12, 2011

Plattsburgh @ Buffalo State 7 p.m.

Potsdam @ Fredonia 7 p.m.

Morrisville @ Oswego State 7 p.m.

Framingham State @ Geneseo (NC) 7 p.m.

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