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March 2016 News

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs RPI Engineers
March 30 2016

for position

Plattsburgh State's Matt Prokesch (6) battles for position inside the box going for goal and have a goal in the game. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the RPI Engineers in non league action. The Cardinals would have a 3-2 lead after the first quarter with goals from Brendan Damm (2) and Matt Prokescch. In the second quarter the Engineers would outscore the Cardinals 4-1 and take a 6-4 lead into the break getting the loan goal for the Cardinals would be Ryan Callahan. When the teams would return for the second half the Engineers would win the third quarter 3-1 and have a 9-5 lead the Cardinals goal would come from Joey Kromer. In the fourth quarter there would only be one goal scored by the Cardinals Patrick Nash. Although it would not be enough as the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would fall 9-6 and go to 4-4 on the season. Gallery

NCAA First Round
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #6 Amherst Lady Jeffs
March 12 2016

celeberates

The Plattsburgh State Cardinals celeberate as they are head back to another NCAA Frozen Four. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #6 Amherst Lady Jeffs in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. The game would remain scoreless until 6:12 of the second period when Kayla Menehgain would score to give the Cardinals 1-0 lead. The Cardinals would expand there lead to 2-0 at 8:19 on Melisa Ames goal. The Cardinals would finish off the second period with a Melissa Sheeran goal to make it 3-0 after the second period. When the third period started the Cardinals would keep control as they would expand the lead to 4-0 on Mackenize Millen's goal. The Cardinals would put the icing on the cake in the final minute of the game on a Bridget Baisley goal to secure the 5-0 victory. In the winning effort Camille Leonard would make 25 saves in the shutout effort as the Cardinals advance to the NCAA Final Four. Gallery

ECAC West Championship:
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #3 Utica Pioneers

team photo

Plattsburgh State's team pose for there team photo as they are crowned the 2016 ECAC West Champions. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #3 Utica Pioneers in the 2016 ECAC West Championship. The Cardinals would show there muscle early in the contest scoring four goals in the first period from Karen Hudson, Kayla Meneghain, Jordan Lipson and Courtney Moriarty for the 4-0 lead. In the second period the Cardinals would add two more goals from Melissa Sheeran, and Melissa Ames for 6-0 lead. In the third period the Cardinals would put the icing on the cake with two more goals Courtney Moriarty (second of the night), and Jordan Lipson (second of the night) to secure the 8-0 victory. In the winning effort the Cardinals would be crowned the 2016 ECAC West Champions and Camille Leonard would stop all 17 shots in the shutout victory as they head to the NCAA Tournament. Gallery

SUNYAC Championship:
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #2 Geneseo State Knights
March 5 2016

wrap around attempt

Plattsburgh State's Kyle Hall (10) on wrap around attempt on the short side of the net. It would be the top two seeds in the SUNYAC Championships as the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Geneseo State Knights. The Knights would take the early advantage and not look back as they would have a 2-0 lead after the first period. In the second period the Knights would add four more goaks to have a 6-0 lead headed to the third period. In the third period the teams would trade goals getting the lone Cardinal goal would be Nick Belger as the Knights would secure the 7-1 victory. In the losing effort the Cardinals goaltenders would combine for 23 saves as the Cardinals go to 20-4-3 on the season and wait to see if they get an at large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Gallery

ECAC West Semi-Finals
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #5 Oswego State Lakers
March 5 2016

goal

Plattsburgh State's Melissa Sheeran (26) slides it past the goalies outreached stick for the goal. It would be the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals hosting the #5 Oswego State Lakers in the ECAC West Semi-Finals. The Cardinals would take the 1-0 lead in the first on Andrea Ziesmann's goal. In the second period the Cardinals would add two more from Jordan Lipson and Mackenize Millen to make it 3-0. In the third period the Cardinals would add to more both coming from Melissa Sheeran to secure the 5-0 victory. In the winning effort Camille Leonard would make 15 saves in the shutout win to advance to the ECAC West Championship. Gallery

NCAA First Round:
Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Fitchburg State Cardinals
March 4th 2016

in flight

Plattsburgh State's Eli Bryrant (3) take flight in traffic down the lane for the score as part of a 5 point night. It would be the opening round of the NCAA Tournament and the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Fitchburg State Falcons. It would be a 5 point game either way all the way through. The Cardinals would take a 37-34 lead into the halftime break. When the teams came back the Cardinals would maintain there lead until the seven minute marrk when the Falcons would take the lead and not relinquish lea. The Falcons would win the half 50-44 and secure the 84-81 victory. In the losing effort Kyle Richardson would lead the way with 26 points as the Cardinals season comes to end at 21-6. Gallery

New York State Class D First Round:
#6 Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs #1 Moriah Vikings
March 2 2016

off the window

Chateaugay's Tyler Jones (15) underneath lays it off the window in traffic for the 2 hard points as part of a seven point night. It would be the opening round of the Class D New York State Basketball Tournament as the #6 Chateaugay Bulldogs to plattsburgh and take on the #1 Moriah Vikings. The Vikings would prove from start to finish of the game why they are the #1 team in the state as they would have a 17-3 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter the Bulldogs would do better to keep it close as it would be a 16-13 quarter and the Vikings would have 33-16 lead at the intermission. When the teams came back for the third quarter it would be another tight quarter at 22-20 Moriah and they would maintain the lead at 55-36. In the fourth quarter the Bulldogs would run out of gas and it would be repeat of the first quarter at 17-3 and the Moriah Vikings would secure the 72-39 victory. In the losing effort the Bulldogs season would come to end at 22-2 and Derek Labare would lead the way with nine points. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Norwich Cadets
March 2 2016

diving shot

Plattsburgh State's Matt Flathery (5) with the diving shot on net. It would be home opener for Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Norwich Cadets in non conference action. The Cardinals would take control of the game early with a 7-1 lead after the first quarter with goals coming from Ryan Hubbard (2), Ryan Callahan (2), Matt Renko, Matt Prokesch, and Brendan Dam. In the second quarter the Cardinals would extend there lead to 11-3 with goals coming from Mike Gray, Jimmy Warden, Brendan Dam (2), Ryan Callahan (2) and Ryan McCarthy. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Cardinals would win the quarter 5-0 and have a 16-3 with goals from Michael Labianca, Patrick Nash (3), and Jake Carroll. In the fourth quarter the Cadets would get two goal to make it look better. Although the Cardinals would get the 16-3 victory and go to 1-2 on the season and Ryan Callahan would lead the way with four goals. Gallery

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