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Men Fall to Buffalo State

(BUFFALO, NY)— The SUNY Potsdam men fell 83-63 to Buffalo State on Friday night despite a 25 point game by Potsdam senior Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond). The Bears now go to 5-5 (2-1 SUNYAC) while the Bengals move to 3-7 (1-2). Buffalo State jumped to a 24-10 advantage and maintained a 37-27 lead at halftime. Potsdam then cut the deficit to seven points midway through the second period, before Buffalo State responded with a 7-0 run and led the remainder of the game.

Women Win Shootout 1-0

Breanna Roy (Orleans, ONT/Nepean Wildcats) scored two goals as the women’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie against the Nepean (Ont.) Junior Wildcats and won 1-0 in a shootout in a non-league game at Maxcy Arena. The Wildcats got off to an early lead on a goal by Michelle Daigneault. Following a penalty on Nepean’s Kaitlin Deavy, the Bears scored eight seconds into the power play when Roy scored her first goal of the game on a Stephanie Malcolm (Hamilton, ONT/Hamilton Hawks) assist.

Men's Hockey Game Preview

The men’s hockey team faces Elmira College this Saturday afternoon at 4 pm in Maxcy Arena. The Bears are 3-8-3 overall following their loss against Neumann College 9-4 on Thursday night. Connor Treacy (Markham, ONT/Markham Waxers) leads the team in goals with 12 and points with 20. Luke Beck (Charlottetown, PEI/Charlottetown Abbies) leads in assists with 13 and is second on the team in points with 15.

Gibson Gallery presents exhibition of recent acquisitions

SUNY Potsdam’s Roland Gibson Gallery will feature an exhibition of work from the permanent collection of the gallery titled “Bicknell to Yamamoto: Gibson Gallery Acquisitions, 2000 – 2008” from Thursday, Jan. 29, to Saturday, Feb. 28. The opening reception for the exhibit will take place January 29 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All of the work that will be on display was acquired between 2000 and 2008. More than 55 contemporary works by 39 individual artists will be presented.

Potsdam chemistry prof awarded $37K grant for research

SUNY Potsdam Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah recently received a grant from Research Corporation (Cottrell College Science Awards) in the amount of $36,925 to fund his project title “Relationships between Iron and Hydrogen Peroxide, Free Radical Formation, and Oxidative Damage in Recombinant Human and Bacterial Ferritins.”

Potsdam alumna Stephanie Blythe bring The Met's “Orfeo ed Eurdice” to life at The Roxy Theater

The Metropolitan Opera’s “The Met: Live in HD” series will continue at the Potsdam Roxy Theater with the presentation of “Orfeo ed Euridice,” featuring SUNY Potsdam alumna Stephanie Blythe in the title role of Orfeo (Oprheus). The live broadcast will take place Saturday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m., with an encore showing on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. Bythe’s artistry is accompanied by the alluring Danielle de Niese, who portrays Orfeo’s adored wife, Euridice (Eurydice), who inspires the hero to face the underworld for her sake.

Crane faculty to present song repertoire including Ives & Schoenberg

SUNY Potsdam faculty members Dr. Lorraine Yaros Sullivan and Dr. Kirk Severtson will present a recital of song repertoire on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater. Dr. Sullivan, a mezzo-soprano, will sing several works including those by Ives and Schoenberg, while Dr. Severtson performs on the piano.

Guest artist to perform clarinet recital & conduct master class

SUNY Potsdam will welcome guest clarinetist Dr. Stacey DiPaolo to campus for a guest recital also featuring Crane School of Music faculty member Julie Welsh Miller on piano on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater. The recital will feature music for clarinet and piano and Dr. DiPaolo will conduct a master class following the performance for Crane students. Dr. DiPaolo is an instructor of music at Penn State Berks, where she teaches music history and appreciation courses. In addition, she is a professional clarinetist in New York City and Pennsylvania.

Women's Hockey Game Preview

The women’s hockey team returns to action this Friday at 7 pm at Maxcy Arena against the Nepean (Ont.) Junior Wildcats. The Bears record is 2-6-2. Their last game was on December 6 against Buffalo St which ended in a 3-3 tie. Breanna Roy (Orleans, ONT/ Nepean Wildcats) and AnnMarie Lewis (Newmarket, ONT/ Aurora Panthers) both lead the team in goals with three each. Roy’s five assists also leads the team. The Wildcats are 22-14-7. Chelsea Saunders leads the team in goals with 20 and in points with 33. Jessica Kehoe has 15 assists to lead the team.


Media contact:

Alexandra Jacobs Wilke
College Communications
(315) 267-2114