Sunday, February 6, 2022

Brockport ties Cortland

The SUNY Brockport men's ice hockey team now 13-9-2 overall and 6-5-2 in conference play earn itself a point in the SUNYAC Standing after tying SUNY Cortland (11-9-2, 6-5-2) in a thrilling SUNYAC showdown on Saturday.
Scoring Recap
Three Golden Eagles scored in tonight's game with Mitchell Parsons, Andrew Harley and Anthony Hora all scoring one goal in each period. Zach Norby, Casey Winn, Trevor Pray and Jacob King each had one assist while Ryan Romeo added two assists to his team-high 34 points season.
1st Period
The Golden Eagle fell behind 3-0 to the Red Dragons only 8:17 into the first period of the game. The Golden Eagles slowly made their comeback effort as Mitchell Parsons scored Brockport's first of the game 12-minutes into the period on a power-play opportunity. Assisting Parsons on his 10th goal of the season were Zach Norby and Casey Winn.
2nd Period
Trailing 3-1 through the second period, Brockport brought the deficit to one 16:02 into the period with sophomore sensation Andrew Harley recording his 29th point this year on a goal assisted by Trevor Pray and Ryan Romeo.
3rd Period
Trailing by one throughout the whole period, the Golden Eagles almost had a chance to tie up the game with 18-seconds remaining. Off the next faceoff, won by Jacob King, the Golden Eagles scored as Anthony Hora hit a one timer from the top of the point off a pass from Ryan Romeo. Hora's one timer snuck passed Cortland's goaltender to send the game into overtime. Along with Romeo, Jacob King assisted the Golden Eagles on the game tying goal.
Both Brockport and Cortland each received power-play opportunities following one another as each team had a chance to win in 4-3 free hockey. With no team able to capitalize the game would end in a tie 3-3 as each team would earn 1 point toward its SUNYAC standings rank.
Trailing by three goals, Aiden Curry was sent into the game as Brockport's netminder at the 8:17 mark of the first period. With Curry in net, Brockport did not allow a single goal as he shut out the Red Dragons the remainder of the game. Curry recorded a total of 17 shots against Cortland's Luca Durante who played the full 65-minutes in net making 45 saves and allowing three goals.
The Golden Eagles won 32-of-58 Faceoffs for a 0.551 winning faceoff percentage. Jacob King won 16 of his 25 faceoffs with Scott Ramaekers winning 5 of his seven faceoffs. Kevin Mainello and Michael Meredith each went .500 in the circle as Mainello won 3-of-6 faceoffs and Meredith 2-of-4 of his.