Monday, November 22, 2021

Brockport falls to Cortland

 The SUNY Brockport men's ice hockey team (5-2,3-2) dropped its second game of the season to hosting SUNY Cortland (4-2-1, 2-2-1) by a score of 4-2. Jacob King would score both Golden Eagle's goals with Connor Galloway tallying two assists and Andrew Harley picking up one assist during the game.
The Golden Eagle's managed to get the first point of the game when Jacob King scored his fourth goal this season at the 15:47 mark of the first period. Andrew Harley and Connor Galloway helped King's goal as the two picked up assists. Cortland tied things back up at 1-1 following a power-play goal with 3:04 remaining in the first period.
The Red Dragon's would take their first lead of the game with 2:05 remaining in the second period on an even strength goal making Cortland lead 2-1 entering the third period of play.
Cortland would go on to extend its lead in the third period 3-1 at the 5:32 mark of the final period. The Golden Eagle's would bring their deficit back to one off Jacob King's second goal of the night. King's goal to make the score 3-2, came with an extra attacker on ice off a delayed penalty with Galloway assisting him for the second time tonight. The Red Dragon's would close out the game when with six seconds left, they'd score the final goal on an empty net to give the Red Dragon's the 4-2 victory.
The Green and Gold would manage to record a total of 27 shots in the game against that of the Red Dragons 29 shots. In faceoffs Brockport managed to win 31 of 64 faceoffs during the night. Capitalizing on power-plays was another struggle for the Golden Eagle's as the team went 0-5 on power-play opportunities compared to Cortland who went 1-3 on power-play opportunities.
Nolan Egbert spent the nearly 60-minutes in goal for Brockport as he recorded 24 saves throughout the night.
The Golden Eagle's will return to action on the road next weekend as the team will travel to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY for the Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational. Brockport will face Connecticut College in the first game at 5 p.m. on Saturday November 27th. pending results the Golden Eagle's will then play at 1 or 4 pm the following day in a consolation or finals game against either Chatham University or hosting Skidmore College.