Thursday, March 2, 2023

Monteleone is SUNYAC's best defenseman

On March 2nd, the SUNYAC announced the 2022-23 individual yearly awards, as nominated and voted on by the conference coaches. Graduate student Alex Monteleone was named the SUNYAC Defensive Player of the Year.

Monteleone led the Golden Eagles in plus/minus with a +14, which was good for 12th in the SUNYAC overall. Monteleone's three power-play goals ranked 7th in the SUNYAC on the season, displaying his ability to contribute from both ends of the ice. His best performance came on February 10th in a 5-4 win against Fredonia. Monteleone recorded a +/- of +3 and distributed three assists on the night. He finished the year with a total of 10 points from three goals and seven assists. The defensman also stepped in front to block nine shots for the Green and Gold.