Saturday, December 4, 2021

Brockport declaws the Bengals

 The SUNY Brockport ice hockey team defeated the Buffalo State Bengals in Friday night's contest by a score of 6-1. In total, six different golden eagles managed to record goals while 10 players picked up assists in the 6-1 victory over Buffalo State.
Mitchell Parsons came to play, netting the first goal of the game only one minute and two seconds into the first period. Assisting Parsons on the play was the first defensive line of Anthony Hora and captain Ryan Romeo. The Bengals would come back scoring their first and only goal of the game to even things up 1-1 which would remain the score all the way until the end of the first period.
The second period saw complete dominance from the Golden Eagles scoring four unanswered goals. Netting the go ahead goal for the Green and Gold was Trevor Pray off assists from Tim Cronin and Kevin Mainello. Cronin's assists on the play marks the first of his collegiate career. Leading 2-1 at the 16:20 mark of the game, Mainello would put the puck in the back of the net himself with Pray and Cronin assisting him this time around to now lead 3-1.
29 short seconds later Brockport would add to it's lead as Andrew Harley scored to give extra insurance to the Golden Eagles as Jacob King and reigning SUNYAC Rookie of the Week Connor Galloway would pick up assists on the goal. After an interference penalty on the Buffalo State goalie would give the Golden Eagles a man advantage power-play opportunity, Jake Colosanti would net his first goal of the game at the 17:52 mark off a one timer towards the top of the point to give Brockport a commanding 5-1 lead heading into the final period of the game.
In the third period of play, Brockport managed to score yet again at the 17:41 mark as Jacob King recorded his seventh goal of the season on assists from Sam DiBitetto and Jake Colosanti
Brockport managed to send off a total of 38 shots against the Bengals, but only winning 28 of 64 faceoffs.
In Net yet again for Brockport was Nolan Egbert who managed to make a total of 27 saves allowing only one goal in the contest. Buffalo State's starting goalie Emil Norrman recorded 13 saves before coming out of the game as he would only allow one goal due to equipment malfunction before Connor Minch replaced him making a total of 19 saves and allowing five goals in the game.
Brockport will next host Fredonia on Saturday December 4th at home in the Tuttle North Ice Arena with puck drop scheduled for 7pm.