Saturday, December 8, 2018

#2 Geneseo trounces Brockport

The College at Brockport ice hockey team fell to No. 2 SUNY Geneseo Friday night, by a score of 4-0. With the loss, the Golden Eagles move to (7-4-1) overall and (2-4-1) in conference, while the Knights move to (12-1-1) and (7-1-1) in the SUNYAC.

The Knights came out flying on home ice, peppering Brockport's goalkeeper Jake Moore early on. The Golden Eagles responded quickly asserting their physicality while putting pressure on the opposition's netminder. The Knights scored the first goal of the game with a little under two minutes remaining in the first period. Brockport was outshot in the first period 10-9.

The Knights scored their second goal of the game halfway through the second period on the power play after a hooking call was made on Corey Tam. The Knights extended their lead two minutes later, pulling ahead, 3-0. Brockport had seven shots on the period.

The Golden Eagles played a solid third period, outshooting the Knights 12-10. Geneseo did find a way to extend their lead eight minutes into the period, bringing their total to four goals. Brockport went to the power play twice in the third but Geneseo's PK unit played tough.