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Palmer Leads Bears With Three Goals

Led by Dedra Palmer’s three goals, the Lady Bears defeated SUNYIT 6-1 to remain unbeaten on the season. Palmer (Whitesboro/Whitesboro) scored the team’s first two goals with the first coming at 12:20 in the game on an assist from Sam Ahlfeld (Massena/Massena). Palmer’s second goal came over a minute later on an assist from Lacey Malbeuf (Harrisville/Harrisville). Kathleen Frear (Scotia/Scotia) scored the third goal of the game with Jess Mehm (Schroon Lake/Scroon Lake) assisting. Mehm later assisted on Palmer’s third goal at 42:06. 

Learn about Potsdam grad programs and admissions

SUNY Potsdam’s Office of Graduate Admission will host an information session on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the loft of the Literacy Center in Satterlee Hall 104. Peter Cutler, admissions assistant, will discuss the graduate programs that SUNY Potsdam offers and the graduate admissions procedures. The target audience is college seniors who are graduating in 2009, but it is open to anyone who would like to learn more about Potsdam graduate school. For more information, please visit

TJ Toyota teams up with SUNY Potsdam for sixth annual "Bear Pride Night"

Some lucky fan may be driving off in a brand new 2009 Toyota Yaris from Maxcy Hall on Friday, Feb. 6, as SUNY Potsdam holds the sixth annual “Bear Pride Night.” Once again, through the combined efforts of the Offices of Alumni Relations, Residence Life and the Bears’ Athletic Department, the College invites area alumni, fans and students to attend the evening tripleheader to cheer on the Bears and take part in a number of fun activities.

Women's Soccer Wins Home Opener

The Lady Bears won their home opener as the defeated Wells College 2-0. Lacey Malbeuf scored both goals for Potsdam. Her first was unassisted at the 48:51 mark of the game. Her second goal came at the 57:05 point and was assisted by Nicole Brown. Malbeuf has three goals for the season. Potsdam out shot Wells 16-1. Sarah Casey and Molly Flynn both shared time in goal the Lady Bears. Claire Petersen had nine saves for Wells. The team’s next home will at home on Wednesday (9/3) at 6 pm.

Women's Soccer Defeats Cazenovia

(POTSDAM, NY)- Jess Mehm (left) scored two goals to lead the Lady Bears as they won their third consecutive game of the season. Potsdam defeated Cazenovia College 5-0 in Wednesday evening's home contest. Dedra Palmer (Whitesboro/Whitesboro) scored her first goal of the season in the first period on an assist from Lacey Malbeuf (Harrisville/Harrisville). Sam Ahlfeld (Massena/Massena) scored the team’s second goal near the end of the first period with assists from Alissa Tischler (Potsdam/Potsdam) and Andrea McCarthy (Camillus/West Genesse).

Women's Hoops Falls to Utica

(POTSDAM, NY) The SUNY Potsdam women fell 65-55 to the Utica Pioneers in Tuesday’s non-conference home event. The Bears now move their overall record to 11-4 while the Pioneers go to 9-5. Utica jumped out to an early lead but the Bears caught up with six minutes left in the first period. Potsdam then pushed ahead to hold a two point half-time advantage with a score of 25-23. After a quick five-point Potsdam lead early in the second period, the Pioneers fought back to lead by as many as twelve.

Bears Fall to Utica

Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) continued his hot shooting streak of late and scored a game high 29 points but it was not enough as the Bears fell to visiting Utica 86-73 on Tuesday night at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Two other Bears scored in double figures as Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlon) had 12 points and Brendan Graney (Ticonderoga/Ticonderoga) scored 10 points.

Brown Named SUNYAC Player of the Week

(POTSDAM, NY)- Damon Brown has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Brown averaged 25.7 points in three games for the Bears. He was also 13-for-20 in three-point shots shooting 65% from behind the arc. For the season, Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) leads the Bears in scoring averaging 19.9 points a game.

Callahan, LaRowe, and Langkammerer Named Swimmer and Divers of the Week

(POTSDAM, NY) Dan Callahan, Nathan LaRowe, and Sierra Langkammerer have been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Swimmer and Divers of the Week. Callahan (Brewster/Brewster) had six wins last weekend with three each coming against St. Lawrence and Oswego. Against St. Lawrence, Callhan placed first in the 50 Free (22.3), the 100 Free (50.07), the 200 Free (1:51) and was part of the winning 400 Free Relay (3:25.61).


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Alexandra Jacobs Wilke
College Communications
(315) 267-2114