MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Plattsburgh St. scored twice in the opening period Saturday night against host Morrisville State, and added another in the second as they collected a 3-0 final victory to earn the weekend sweep in Morrisville in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) action.
- Final Score: Plattsburgh 3, Morrisville 0 (By period: Plattsburgh 2-1-0-3; Morrisville 0-0-0-0)
- Location: Morrisville IcePlex, Morrisville, N.Y.
- Records: Plattsburgh 2-0-0 (2-0-0 SUNYAC); Morrisville 0-4-0 (0-2-0 SUNYAC)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Plattsburgh took a 1-0 lead 5:05 into the opening period as Tom Bowe placed the one-timer past Morrisville State goaltender Jorgen Johnson (Waterford, Mich.) for the early tally. Mike Falanga was credited with the assist as he passed the puck across the front of the crease from the left.
- The Cardinals made it 2-0 at the 15:32 mark in the first off a shot that went over the pad of Johnson. Rich McCartney posted the score, assisted by Cam Owens and Joe Drabin.
- Plattsburgh added a final score at 14:30 in the second period, a tip by Cole Stallard off the feed from Daniil Ovchinnikov and Greg Malafronte.
- Johnson recorded 34 stops in net in the loss for the Mustangs, as Plattsburgh held the 37-21 advantage in shots.
- Both teams killed off all opportunities on the power play, Plattsburgh went 0-for-5, and Morrisville 0-for-6.
- Morrisville State returns to the ice next Friday, hosting Cortland at 7 p.m.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.