Sunday, October 30, 2022

Brockport falls to Neumann on Senior Day

The SUNY Brockport Men's Ice Hockey team fell to Neumann University 2-1 in a face paced match up Saturday, October 29th at the Wegmans Ice Arena celebrating Senior Day. Brockport now moves to 1-1 overall for the season. Nuemann University's win tonight also puts them at a 1-1 overall record this season after falling to Geneseo the night prior, 
To start the Match the team recognized and thanked each Senior for their contributions to the program. Zach Norby, Aidan Curry, Sam Dibitetto, Scott Ramaekers, Anthony Hora, and Alex Monteleone were honored. 
While there were no goals till the third period, the penalty box gave the audience more than enough to keep everyone entained. Chris Aarons started off the train with boarding penalty at 7:40 into the first. This lead to the first power play kill for the Green and Gold Soon after Wyatt Wong from Neumann University was put away for hooking giving Brockport a power play opportunity.
Brockport wrapped up the first period with 12 shots to Neumann's 11. Jacob Rodrigue, Manny Sanchez, Sam Dibitetto, Andrew Harley, Josh Grund, Scott Ramaekers, Alex Monteleone, Michael Meredith and Chase Maxwell all record shots for the Golden Eagles in the first period. 
The second period started and ended with another 20 minutes of 0-0, yet a lot of movement on the ice. Matt Anastasia received a penalty that was not scored on, allowing the team to receive another power play kill. Tyler Kulas was thrown in the box for cross checking at 6:06 in the second along with Zach Norby for roughing, causing two minutes of four-on-four play. 
The Golden Eagles had a total of 11 shots in the second period. Michael Meredith, Connor Galloway, Andrew Harley, Alex Monteleone, Anthony Hora, Sam Dibitetto, Jake Mendeszoon and Matt Anastasio all recorded shots for the Green and Gold in the second. Both teams wrapped up the second period 0-0.
The Third period began with another double penalty as Jacob Rodrigue and Brady Mistler were penalized for roughing. Another two minutes of four-on-four play without a goal.
Four minutes into the third Connor Galloway received a penalty for a cross-check. Neumann scored on the power play making the score 1-0 at 5:48.
Anthony Hora was quick to snap back. At 10:29 into the third Hora scored assisted by teammates Sam Dibitetto and Manny Sanchez
Jacob Rodrigue received a penalty at 17:58 for roughing and Neumann scored on the power play making the final goal for the 2-1 game. Brockport pulled Goalie Aidan Curry in hopes to come back with the extra manpower.
Curry played between the pipes for all three periods and made a total of thirty saves, allowing two goals.