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Farrow leads Plattsburgh hockey in win over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Junior wing Phil Farrow (Amherst, Nova Scotia) scored twice and assisted on one leading visiting SUNY Plattsburgh (nationally ranked #2 in USCHO poll) to the 8-3 conference decision over Morrisville State College Saturday night in Morrisville.

Kyle Kudroch (Cottam, Ontario) netted the first score, unassisted, at 5:44 into the first period before Farrow extended the Cardinals lead to two, scoring on a power play opportunity just over two minutes later.

Morrisville State’s Tim Dorak (Honeoye, NY) brought the Mustangs within one, connecting on a pass from Andrew Alarie (Carlisle, Ontario) on the power play at 14:15, but within seconds Plattsburgh regained the two goal lead as Farrow found Shawn Dennis (Clinton Township, MI) for the score at 14:48.

In the second, Plattsburgh added three additional goals to their tallies, the first from Farrow who scored their second man advantage goal just 48 seconds into the period. Riley Hill (Markham, Ontario) extended the lead to four at 3:24 before Dylan Clarke (Belleville, Ontario) added the final tally of the period at 13:13 to give Plattsburgh the 6-1 advantage at the end of two.

Kudroch tallied his second of the night 3:21 into the third period before Morrisville State rallied for two straight scores, the first from Alarie at 5:22 off a pass from Keith Williams (Whitesboro, NY); the second from Evan Kernohan (Minden, Ontario) at 6:47 on the man advantage. Kyle Roberts (Whitesboro, NY) and Rob Sgarbossa (Campbellville, Ontario) were credited with the assist.

Plattsburgh’s Vick Schlueter (Palmerston, Ontario) added the final Cardinal score at 10:15 for the 8-3 final.

Morrisville State’s Matt Treadwell (King City, Ontario) recorded the loss in net, saving 16 in 23:24 minutes of play. Caylin Relkoff (Grand Forks, British Columbia) tallied 23 saves in the final 36:36.

Bryan Hince (Tillsonburg, Ontario) saved 18 in the win for the Cardinals, as Plattsburgh improves to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in SUNYAC action.

Morrisville State falls to 0-6 overall, 0-4 in SUNYAC play. The Mustangs return to action Friday night at Oswego. Face-off is scheduled for 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.