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#3 Plattsburgh skates to 5-1 victory over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting third nationally ranked SUNY Plattsburgh exploded for three goals in the second period skating to a 5-1 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) victory over host Morrisville State College Saturday night in Morrisville.

Plattsburgh took the lead 10:26 into the first as Patrick Jobb (Oshawa, ONT) and Dylan Clarke (Belleville, ONT) found Paul Puglisi (St. Louis, MO) for the score.

In the second period, Plattsburgh exploded for three straight scores in the first 10 minutes of play, the first a power play from Mike Grace (Rochester, NY) at 3:19, the second an unassisted score from Cody Adams (Duncan, BC) at 5:59 before Mike Kavanagh (Little Neck, NY) netted the second power play goal at 9:53.

Adam Laite (Port Sydney, NS) put Morrisville State on the scoreboard in the second, quickly firing the puck past Ryan Williams (Milton, ONT) off a face-off win in the Plattsburgh defensive zone. Adam Hercules (Toronto, ONT) and Stefan Carnegie (Woodbridge, ONT) were credited with the assists.

Ian DeLong (Lions, PA) added the final Cardinal score 11:40 in the third, off a pass from Clarke on a fast break.

Caylin Relkoff (Grand Forks, BC) saved 42 in net for Morrisville State, including 16 in the final period, as Plattsburgh held the 47-24 advantage in shots on net.

Williams recorded the win, stopping 23 for the Cardinals who improve to 4-1-0 overall, 4-1-0 in SUNYAC action.

Morrisville State falls to 3-3-0 overall, 2-2 in SUNYAC play, and return to the ice Friday at SUNY Cortland for a 7 p.m. face-off. Saturday they are on the road at #2 nationally ranked SUNY Oswego.

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.