Arnold earns All-SUNYAC status


POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam men's hockey player Mike Arnold has been named to the All-State University of New York Athletic Conference third team.

Arnold has 16 goals and four assists for a career-high 20 points in 21 games this season. The forward's average of 0.76 goals-per-game ranks sixth in the nation and third in the SUNYAC. Six of his goals have come on the power play and one in a shorthanded situation. The junior had two hat tricks this season in wins against Morrisville and Buffalo State. In his career, Arnold has 32 goals and 14 assists for 46 points in 60 games.

The Bears (9-15-1, 6-10 (SUNYAC), the fifth seed in the SUNYAC Tournament, take on third-seeded Geneseo tonight at 7 p.m.

Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year honors will be announced later this week.

The complete 2012-13 SUNYAC Ice Hockey All-Conference Teams are listed below:

2012-13 SUNYAC Ice Hockey All-Conference Teams
Name School Position Year Height Weight Hometown
Luke Moodie Oswego F Sr. 6--1 190 Oakville, Ontario
Paul Rodriques Oswego F Sr. 5--10 180 Etobicoke, Ontario
Jared Docking Plattsburgh F Sr. 5--6 170 Toronto, Ontario
Jack Caradonna Geneseo D So. 5--10 185 Markham, Ontario
Zach Josepher Oswego D Sr. 6--0 175 Wantagh, NY
Mathieu Cadieux Plattsburgh G Jr. 6--0 215 Oshawa, Ontario

Name School Position Year Height Weight Hometown
Zachary Vit Geneseo F Jr. 6--2 195 Villanova, PA
Chris Brown Oswego F Sr. 5--11 175 Napanee, Ontario
Mike Zannella Buffalo State F Jr. 5--11 185 Ithaca, NY
James Jarvis Morrisville D Jr. 6--1 185 Pickering, Ontario
Nick Jensen Plattsburgh D Jr. 6--3 220 Helsingborg, Sweden
Kevin Carr Buffalo State G Jr. 6--0 175 Unionville, Ontario

Name School Position Year Height Weight Hometown
Chris Kaleta Cortland F Sr. 6--1 200 Hamburg, NY
Kevin Emmerling Plattsburgh F Fr. 5--9         170 Northbridge MA
Mike Arnold Potsdam F Jr. 6--0 185 Didsbury, Alberta
Jesse McConney Oswego D Sr. 6--1 200 Barre, Ontario
Mike Grace Plattsburgh D Sr. 6--0 185 Rochester, NY
Andrew Hare Oswego G Sr. 5--11 170 Burlington, Ontario