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Brockport escapes Morrisville hockey with 3-2 win

BROCKPORT, N.Y. – SUNY Brockport scored twice in the third period to defeat Morrisville State College men’s ice hockey 3-2 Saturday night in Brockport.

Adam Maglio (Nelson, BC) gave Morrisville State a 1-0 lead in the first period, netting the score off assists from Kyle Roberts (Whitesboro, NY) and Peyton Dzuria (Clinton, NY) at 9:38.

Brockport’s Dave McNabb evened the contest for the Golden Eagles just 50 seconds into the second period off a pass from Aaron Boyer and Tim Crowley.

In the third, Ryan Silveria netted the go ahead score for Brockport, netting the unassisted goal at 8:21, before Greg Amato gave the Eagles a two goal cushion with a power play score at 12:56.

In the closing seconds of the contest, Morrisville’s Tim Dorak (Honeoye, NY) tallied the second Mustang score, but Brockport escaped with the win as time expired in the contest. Dana Calderone (Bronx, NY) and Keith Williams (Whitesboro, NY) recorded the assists.

Morrisville State’s Caylin Relkoff (Grand Forks, BC) recorded the loss in net, saving 48, as the Mustangs fell to 5-13-1 overall, 1-8-1 in SUNYAC action.

Todd Sheridan saved 27 in the win for Brockport, 15 in the final period.

Morrisville State returns to the ice Friday, January 30 at 7 p.m. at SUNY Potsdam.

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.