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Third period scores Plattsburgh 4-1 win over Morrisville State

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Host Plattsburgh State hockey scored three unanswered goals in the third period to hand visiting Morrisville State the 4-1 loss Saturday afternoon in Plattsburgh.

Playing to nearly a scoreless first period, Ryan Corry gave the Cardinals the one goal lead, netting the power play score seconds before the break.

Three minutes into the second, Alex Tillaart (Ashburn, ON) fired the shot from the blue line past Plattsburgh keeper, Josh Leis, to even the contest at one for the Mustangs. Adam Hercules (Toronto, ON) recorded the assist.

In the third, Plattsburgh netted two quick scores for the 3-1 advantage, the first from Phil Farrow at 6:13, and another from Dylan Clarke, a power play, at 7:20. Farrow sealed the win netting his second of the night with 23 seconds remaining in the contest.

Morrisville State held the 35-34 advantage in shots on goal, with Leis recording the win for Plattsburgh, making 34 stops.

Caylin Relokff (Grand Forks, BC) recorded 30 saves in the loss for the Mustangs, who drop to 6-14-0 overall, 3-9-0 in SUNYAC action.

Morrisville State returns to the ice Friday, hosting SUNY Cortland at 7 p.m. in the IcePlex.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 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.