Sunday, January 16, 2022

Brockport beats LVC

 The SUNY Brockport men's ice hockey team (10-5,5-3) picked up its 10th win of the season with a victory over Lebanon Valley (2-11,1-7)  Saturday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles defeated the Flying Dutchmen by a score of 3-1. Jake Colosanti, Connor Galloway, and Mitchell Parsons were each responsible for a Golden Eagles goal throughout the game. Colosanti, Anthony Hora and Sam Dibitetto each recorded an assist as Ryan Romeo picked up two assists against the Flying Dutchmen. Romeo's two assists gives him a total of 17 this season, tied for first amongst all skaters in the nation.
Game Recap: The Golden Eagles struck first in the game as Colosanti recorded his fifth goal this season 15:26 into the first period of play. The goal came on a Brockport power-play with senior Sam DiBitetto assisting him for the goal.
In the second period, with Brockport a man down, and Lebanon Valley on the power-play the Flying Dutchman scored their first and only goal in the game to even things up 1-1.
With the score even at 1-1 heading into the final period of play, thanks to another Lebanon Valley penalty, Connor Galloway scored on the Brockport power-play 12:34 into the third period. Ryan Romeo picked up his first assist in the game as Anthony Hora picked tallied an assist as his shot deflected off Galloways stick and into the back of the net to give the Golden Eagles a 2-1 lead. Mitchell Parsons then scored in what would be the only even strength goal all game with Ryan Romeo and Jake Colosanti tallying their second points in the game giving the Green and Gold a 3-1 victory over the Blue and White.
Penalty Play: A total of eight penalties were handed out throughout the game. Lebanon Valley went on the penalty kill five times throughout including a five-minute major game misconduct.The Golden Eagles went 2-for-3 on their penalty kill opportunities. Brockport's five power-play opportunities now gives them a SUNYAC leading 84 all season.
Netminders: Nolan Egbert returned in net for the Golden Eagles making 23 saves against 24 shots playing the full 60-minutes in net. Aidam Richardson was a brickwall for the Flying Dutchman as the Pittsford, NY native returned to the 585 recording a total of 49 saves against 52 total shots.
SUNYAC Leaders: Egberts play for the Golden Eagles has been one for the books as he ranks second in the SUNYAC in goals against average (1.65), save percentage (.941) and win percentage (.727). With Romeo's 17 assists, he ranks first in the SUNYAC while his eight goals this season ranks him second in the conference in points with 25.
On To The Next: The Golden Eagles will resume SUNYAC play this Wednesday when they'll travel to Morrisville to take on the Mustangs at 7pm.