Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Brockport loses to Elmira in a rare Tuesday night affair

The SUNY Brockport Golden Eagles (8-4,5-2) dropped its final home game of 2021 to non-conference opponent Elmira College (7-3-1,3-2-1) on Tuesday night by a score of 4-3.
The first goal of the game belonged to Mitchell Parsons who scored 1:39 into the first period off a assist from Anthony Hora and Ryan Romeo. The Soaring Eagle from Elmira would tally its first goal of the game at the 4:07 mark of the same period evening the game up a 1-1. At 6:15 Robert Flannery of Brockport would net a goal with assists from Romeo and Hora again to make the lead 2-1. After having assisted on the previous two plays, Romeo would net a slap-shot that managed to find its way into the back to give Brockport a 3-1 advantage heading into the second period of the game.
3-minutes into the start of the second period, Elmira would get another goal cutting its lead to one. The Soaring Eagles would then score again at the 13:40 mark of the period to tie the game at 3-3 which would remain the score going into the final period of play.
In the third period with both teams recording three goals each, Elmira would get the final goal of the game at 6:09 into the period. The score would remain 4-3 until the final horn of the night as Elmira would just edge Brockport.
A total of 14 penalties were called in the game as Elmira recorded eight trips to the penalty box. In face-offs, Brockport went 33 for 67.
In goal for the Golden Eagle's, Aidan Curry had a stellar performance recording a total of 31 saves allowing four goals, two of which from Elmira power-play opportunities.
The Golden Eagle's next contest will take place on Friday as they'll travel to neighboring Geneseo where they'll take on the #1 Nationally Ranked Knights. The game is scheduled to begin at 7pm at the Ira S. Wilson Arena in Geneseo, NY