Tuesday, February 24, 2009


The College at Brockport Hockey team earned the No. 4 seed in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Tournament and will host a tournament game for the first time in school history when the Golden Eagles face off against SUNY Potsdam at 7 pm Tuesday at Tuttle North Ice Arena in Brockport.

Brockport (13-7-3) will face the Bears (9-11-5) for the third time this season skating to a 2-2 tie in Brockport in November and then winning a wild 8-6 victory in Potsdam on February 7.

The Golden Eagles return to the SUNYAC Tournament after qualifying last in 2006-07 and are led by four players with at least 20 points each. Junior Sean O’Malley (Lakewood, OH) leads the team with 22 points on five goals and 17 assists while senior captain Dave McNab (Hamilton, ONT) has a team-leading 11 goals and 10 assists for 21 points. Freshman James Cody (Schwenksville, PA) and senior Tim Crowley (Brasher Falls, NY) each have contributed eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points.

Junior Todd Sheridan (Edison, NJ) finished the regular season with a 9-3-3 record and is ranked among the top-4 goalies in the conference in both goals against average (2.47) and save percentage (.919).