Sunday, October 31, 2021

Brockport shutsout Neumann

The Brockport ice hockey team faced off against the Neumann Knights on the road in a non-conference match. With Brockport claiming a 6-0 shutout victory over the Knights, it now makes Brockport 2-0-0 to open the regular season. 

Head Coach Brian Dickinson was please with his team's performance on the day when asked about how he felt about the win. "A total team effort from the opening faceoff. We were quick to the puck and in transition which resulted in great scoring chances. Nolan was superb in net and really helped our defensemen out with good puck handling tonight."

Trevor Pray managed to start off the scoring drive for the Golden Eagles following his game winner last night against King's college in the team's 3-2 victory over the Monarch's. Pray's goal against the Knights came unassisted 13-minutes into the first period to put Brockport up 1-0. 

4:58 into the second period, Ryan Romeo would score his first goal of the season off an assist by Andrew Harley and Jacob King. King's assist on the play is the first of his collegiate career. 

Leading 2-0, at 10:12 into the second period, Mitchell Parson's would give the Golden Eagles three straight unanswered of assists from Anthony Hora and Ryan Romeo to make the score 3-0. 

It wouldn't take long for the Green and Gold to increase its lead to 4-0 as at the 13:59 mark of the game, Sam Dibitetto would record his first colligate career. The goal came at even strength and was assisted by Parson's and Jake Colosanti

Entering the third period ahead by four goals, 1:51 into the start of the final period, Corey Tam would get in the goal column this season. His goal for the Golden Eagles was their first successful power-play of the evening as it gave the Brockport a commanding 5-0 lead. 

The goals would not stop coming as Bport's Casey Winn would get his first goal of the season. Winn's goal was unassisted with both teams being at even strength. His goal increased Brockport's dominant lead to six with 13:01 remaining in the game. 

In the stat column, the Golden Eagles made the most out of their shots recording a total of 25 shots on goal to the Knights 26. In Faceoff's Neumann recorded 28 faceoffs won over that of Brockport's 25. Overall, off the six goals scored a total of 11 assists occurred over the 60 minutes of play. 

Nolan Egbert was a brick wall for Brockport as he picked up the first shutout of his colligate career. Spending all 60-minutes in goal, The transfer from UMASS Boston tallied a total of 26 saves in the game. The rest of the Green and Gold blocked nine shots in the contest. 

The Golden Eagle's next game will be the team's home opener on Saturday, November 6th against SUNYAC opponent Morrisville State College. The game will be the Golden Eagles first conference matchup of the year with Puck drop currently set for 7 p.m. in the Tuttle North Ice Arena.