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SUNYAC Men's Hockey: Oswego State Lakers @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals December 2nd 2023
Plattsburgh State's Jagger Benson (7) with the backhander as he breaks in on the net. It would be the second game of the weekend for the Plattsburgh State Cardinals and they would host long-time SUNYAC rival the Oswego State Lakers at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena as they look to start 10-0 in front of 2160 fans. Although the game would not start the right way for the home Cardinals the Lakers would get the opening goal of the game with 7:41 left in the opening period on the Shane Bull powerplay goal. The game would stay there til the early stages of the second period when the Lakers would extend the lead to 2-0 just 1:16 on the Brock Krulicki. The Cardinals would keep fighting and get the game back within one just three minutes later on the Lonan Bulger powerplay goal to make it a 2-1 game. The Lakers would retake the two-goal lead at the 12:31 mark of the second period on the Daniel Colabufo goal to make it 3-1. Once again the Cardinals would get it to a one-goal game at 3-2 with under 90 seconds left in the period on the Bennett Stockdale goal. However, it would be short-lived as the Lakers would score just 18 seconds later on the Tyler Flack goal to make it a 4-2 Lakers to end the second period. The Cardinals would come back hot in the third period and make it a one-goal game for the third time just 3:10 into the period on Bennett Stockdale's second goal of the game. However, it would not be enough for the Cardinals as the Lakers added an empty netter late and the Cardinals lost 5-3. In the winning effort, the Lakers go to 7-4 while the Cardinals suffer their first loss of the season and are 9-1. Gallery
Plattsburgh State's Adam Tretowicz (21) with the quick wrister as he breaks in on the net for the shot attempt. Gallery
SUNYAC Men's Hockey: Cortland State Red Dragons @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals December 1st 2023
Plattsburgh State's Tio D'Addario (9) gets the rebound goal to get the Cardinals scoring started. It would be the annual teddy bear toss night at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Cortland State Red Dragons as they would look to continue their undefeated season in front of just over 1500 fans. It would take the 7:12 mark of the first period before Tio D'Addario would score for the Cardinals and then the Bears would go flying. Then with just over a minute left in the period the Cardinals would extend their lead to 2-0 on the Thomas Maia goal. The game would stay there till the 11:07 mark of the second period Aaron Catron for the lone goal of the second period. It would take long into the third period for a goal as the Cardinals would score just 25 seconds in on the Josh Belgrave goal to make it a 4-0 game. With just about 5:30 left in the game, the Red Dragons would end the shutout bid with the Domenic Settino goal to make it 4-1. Although just over 40 seconds later the Cardinals would get the 4-goal lead back on Luk Jirousek and just over two minutes later Jirousek would score again to secure the 6-1 victory. In the winning effort, the Cardinals would stay perfect on the season at 9-0 as Eli Shiller would make 18 saves on the night. The Cardinals will look to extend their undefeated season tomorrow night as it's the big rivalry game of the season as the Oswego State Lakers come to the Ronald B. Gallery
Plattsburgh State's Bennett Stockdale (15) comes down the wing puts the quick wrister on net. Gallery
Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout Consolation: St. Olaf Oles Vs Middlebury Panthers November 25th 2023
Middlebury's Thomas LaLonde (29) with the save on the Oles shot in close on the net. It would be the start of the second day of the Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout and it would start with the Consolation Game with the Middlebury Panthers and the St. Olaf Oles in front of 350 fans. It would take till the final 30 seconds of the third period before we had our first goal and it would give the Panthers the 1-0 lead thanks to Andrew Seaman. The Oles wouldn't waste long and tied the game up at one on the Michael Webster goal just 56 seconds into the second period. The game would stay there all the way to the 1:57 mark of the third period when the Panthers would regain the lead on the Paddy Mangan goal at 2-1. The Oles wouldn't let the Panthers get away and they would keep fighting and tie the game at two with about 6:30 left in the game on Ben Luscko's goal. The game would stay there through the rest of regulation and the five-minute overtime and the game would end in a 2-2 tie. Middlebury's Thomas Lalonde would make 22 saves as the Panthers went to 0-2-2 while the Oles went to 4-4-2 as Jake Horoho made 35 saves. Gallery.
St. Olaf's Jonathan Young (13) with the hard hit along the end boards to break up the attack.Gallery.
Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout Championship:#11 Norwich Cadets @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals November 25th 2023
Plattsburgh State's Tio D'Addario (9) stuffed the puck in the open side for the game-winning powerplay goal. It would be time for the championship of the Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout and it would be a rematch of last year's title game this time though at Plattsburgh State as the #11 Norwich Cadets would take on the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals in front of 1400 fans. It would take until the second period before we would get the opening goal of the game when Kevin Weaver Vitale would break the ice and get a goal at the 8:25 mark of the second period to give the Cardinals the 1-0 lead. The one-goal game would be short-lived as the Cardinals would expand the to 2-0 27 seconds later on the power play goal from Tio D'Addario. The Cadets would come back about six minutes later and make it a one-goal game again on the Pual Schmid goal. From there the Cardinal defense would do the rest as there would be no scoring the rest of the night to give the Cardinals the 2-1 victory and a second straight Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout championship as they would stay undefeated on the season at 8-0. Gallery
Norwich's Sami Molu (37) with the glove save on Plattsburgh State's Bennett Stockdale as part of a 39 save night for the Cadets. Gallery
Eighht Layer Great Northern Shootout Semi-Finals: #11 Norwich Cadets Vs Middlebury Panthers November 24th 2023
Norwich's Sami Molu (37) with the body save on the Panther's shot as part of a 17-save game. It would be the return of the Great Northern Shootout this time brought to you by Layer Eight and the opening game of the tournament would see the battle of Vermont as the #11 Norwich Cadets would take on instate rival the Middlebury Panthers at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena. The game would start off well for the Cadets as they would get the early 1-0 lead just eight minutes into the game on Holden Doggett's goal. Then inside the final two minutes of the period, the Cadets would extend their lead to 2-0 on the Brady Harroun goal. The Cadets would start to take control of the game as they would extend the lead to 3-0 on the powerplay goal six minutes into the second period on the Cooper Bertrand goal. The Panthers would answer right back 17 seconds later on the goal from Andrej Hromic to get the game back to a two-goal game at 3-1. The Cadets would retake the three-goal lead with just over two minutes left in the period on the Patrick O'Neal powerplay goal to make it a 4-1 game. In the third period, the Cadets would seal the game away on three unanswered goals from Clark Kerner, Joe Nagle, and Devon Thibodeau as they would secure the 7-1 win. In the winning effort, Sami Molu would make 17 saves as they go to 5-2-1 on the season and will take on the winner of the Plattsburgh State Cardinals and the St Olaf Oels in the championship of the Great Northern Shootout. Gallery.
Middlebury's Nolan Moore (5) with the body check on the Cadets attacker as they go after the puck along the boards. Gallery.
Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout Semi-Finals: St. Olaf Oles @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals November 24th 2023
St. Olaf's Tyler Cooper (28) with the hit on Plattsburgh State's Jagger Benson (7) as he takes him off his hit along the boards with the crunch. It would be the second semi-final of the Layer Eight Great Northern Shootout between St. Olaf Oles and the host #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals as the winner will get the #11 Norwich Cadets in the title game tomorrow evening in front of nearly 1,500 fans. It would take till just about four minutes left in the open period when the Cardinals got on the board on the powerplay goal on the deflection by Bennett Stockdale for the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there till there was just about five minutes in the second period when Bennett Stockdale would once again light the lamp to give the Cardinals the 2-0 lead. The Oles would keep fighting and the game would get very physical at times with many hard hits throughout. The Oles would make it a one-goal game at 2-1 with the extra attacker on the Tyler Cooper. Although the Cardinals would clamp down for the last 90 seconds and hold on for the 2-1 win. In the winning effort, Eli Shiller would make 19 saves as the Cardinals get the win to stay perfect on the season at 7-0 and will take on the #11 Norwich Cadets in the title game while the St. Olaf Oles will take on the Middlebury Panthers for third place. Gallery.
Plattsburgh State's Simon Singher (4) with the hard hit on St' Olaf's Jonathan Panisa (8) and holds him up like a preztel along the end boards. Gallery.
NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Cardinal Classic Day 2: Bates College Bobcats Vs Potsdam State Bears
Bates College Elisa Daulerio (22) with the shot over the defender as part of a 15-point game. It would be day 2 of the Cardinal Classic Women's Basketball Tournament and it would be a matchup for the title between Bates College from the NESCAC and the Potsdam State Bears of the SUNYAC after they both won yesterday. The Bobcats would be off and running in the first quarter and their defense would keep the Bears in check as the Bobcats would have the 14-3 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the teams would be more evenly matched as the Bobcats would only win the quarter 14-12 but the Bears would be behind 28-15 at the half. When the teams returned for the second half the teams would stay evenly matched but the Bears would be unable to do anything with the deficit as the Bobcats would win the quarter 15-14 and have a 43-31 lead as they enter the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Bobcats would finish off the Bears with a 15-6 quarter and the Bobcats would get 58-35 the win. In the winning effort, Morgan Kennedy would lead the way with 22 points as they go to 3-0 on the season and the Potsdam State Bears fall to 2-1 on the season. Gallery
Potsdam's Zavia Jamie (20) with the shot over the defender for the score as part of a four-point night.Gallery
NCAA Division III Men's Basketball: Cobleskill Tigers @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals November 18th 2023
Plattsburgh State's Willard Anderson (4) crashes into the defender and lays the ball off the window for the score. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would get their home portion of their season open tonight as they would take on the Cobleskill State Tigers in nonleague action. The game would not start off well for the home Cardinals as the Tigers would jump out to a 37-23 lead by the end of the half. Then in the second half, they would. With eight minutes left in the game, the Tigers would have a 13-point lead and look like they would have the game in hand but the Cardinals would come charging back on a 28-12 run and get the 73-69 victory. With the win the Cardinals would get their first win of the season and go to 1-3 and Kevin Tabb would lead the way seventeen points. The Cardinals will return to the hardwood on November 26th as they travel to take on the Lyndon State Hornets. Gallery
Cobleskill State's Kobe Long (2) takes flight along the baseline and lays it off the window as part of a 26-point night. Gallery
NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Cardinal Classic Day 2: Castleton State Spartans Vs Plattsburgh State Cardinals November 18th 2023
Plattsburgh State's Imani Walcott (23) banks it off the backboard for the score as part of a sixteen-point night, It would be the last game of the Cardinal Classic and between the host Plattsburgh State Cardinals and the Castleton State Spartans in what would be the third-place game as they were both coming off losses. The game would start well for the home Cardinals as they would start with a 17-10 lead after the 1st quarter. However, in the second quarter, the Spartans would come charging back with a 20-12 quarter and the Spartans would have a slim 30-29 lead at the intermission. When the teas returned from the intermission break the Spartanns would use the quarter to take control of the game with a 20-9 quarter and 50-38 lead overall. In that fourth quarter, the Cardinals would do everything they could to get back in the game but all they could do was cut the deficit in half with a 21-15 quarter giving the Spartans the 65-59 victory. In the losing effort, Payton Couture would lead the Cardinals with a game-high 20 points as they go to 2-2 on the season. The Cardinals will be back in action on Monday, November 28th as they will travel to Utica and take on the Pioners. Gallery
Castleton State's Elise Magro (14) with the jumper over the defender as part of a game-high 28-point night. Gallery
SUNYAC Men's Hockey: Potsdam State Bears @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals November 18th 2023
Plattsburgh State's Adam Tretowicz (21) with the rebound goal to give the Cardinals the 2-1 lead early in the second period. It would be the battle of the North Country as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals (ranked number for the first time in 8 years) would host the Potsdam State Bears with just over 1500 fans in attendance in SUNYAC action. It would take till the midway mark of the first period when we would get the first goal of the game coming on the Bear's first shot on the Jack Loran goal to give the Bears the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there till there was just over a minute left in the period when the Cardinals would tie the game up on Bennett Stockdale's goal as they crashed the net. The Cardinals would have little time to take the lead in the game on Adam Tretowicz as he stuffs in the rebound 4:35 into the third to give the Cardinals the 2-1 lead. However, the Bears were not just going to roll over for the #1 team in the land as they would tie the game up at two on the Jack Loran second of the game. However, with just under 90 seconds left in the game, the Cardinals would take the 3-2 lead on the Paul Bryer goal for the 3-2 and eventual win. Jacob Hearne would make 17 saves in the winning effort as the Cardinals stayed undefeated on the season while the Bears fell to 1-5 in the early season. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals will be back in action as they host the Layer 8 North Country Shootout along with the Norwich, Middlebury, and St. Olaf. Gallery
Plattsburgh State's Josh Belgrave with the hard hit on the Bears staker as they crash the zone after the loose puck. Gallery