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Silveria, Cody lead Brockport to win over Morrisville hockey

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY Brockport’s Ryan Silveria and James Cody each netted a goal and an assist to lead the Golden Eagles hockey team to the 5-2 win over Morrisville State College Saturday night in Morrisville.

Playing to a scoreless first period, Brockport’s Mike Gershon scored the man advantage goal just 1:45 into the period to give the Eagles the 1-0 lead. Minutes later, Dave McNab added to the Brockport lead with an unassisted score at 4:47.

Silveria gave the Golden Eagles the three goal advantage off a pass from Cody at 12:13 before Morrisville State responded at 17:06 with a power play score from Tom Longland (Dunnville, ONT). Evan Kernohan (Minden, ONT) and Rob Sgarbossa (Campbellville, ONT) were credited with the assists.

Morrisville State’s Dana Calderone (Bronx, NY) cut the lead to one off a pass from Tim Dorak (Honeoye, NY) on the power play at 7:52 in the third.

Brockport rallied late in the third, securing the win with an unassisted score from Cody at 16:40 and a short handed score at 18:53 by Ray Tremblay off a pass from Silveria and Adam Shoff.

Morrisville State’s Dave Labaff (Potsdam, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving 28.

Todd Sheridan saved 37 in the win for Brockport, improving to 2-1 overall, 1-0 in SUNAYC action.

Morrisville State falls to 0-4 overall, 0-2 in SUNYAC. The Mustangs return to the ice Friday, hosting SUNY Potsdam at 7 p.m.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.