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Women Suffer First SUNYAC Loss

(POTSDAM, NY) The SUNY Potsdam Bears were denied in Friday’s intense women’s basketball contest with the visiting Hawks as New Paltz prevailed 65-59. Picking up their first conference loss, Potsdam moves to 11-2 (4-1 SUNYAC) while New Paltz remains undefeated in league play as they advance to 10-3 (6-0). Potsdam kept their composure as the Hawks jumped to an early 11-0 lead. A two-pointer by Molly Krauza (Fredonia/Fredonia) finally broke the drought before the determined Bears clawed their way back into the game to knot the score 27-27 at half-time.

Men's Swimming and Diving Wins 125-117

The men’s swimming and diving team won its meet against visiting St. Lawrence 125-117 at Maxcy Pool on Friday night. There was one multiple winner as Dan Callahan (Brewster/Brewster) won the 50 Freestyle in 22.3 and also won the 100 Freestyle in a time of 50.91. Ryan Wentz (Lockport/Starpoint) claimed the 100 Fly with a time of 59.20. The 200 Freestyle Relay team of Callahan, Aram Salehi (Rochester/Fairport), Edward McIntyre (Laurel/Matitock), and Drew Ristau (Fayetteville/Jamesville-Dewitt) won its meet in a time of 1:33.06.

Potsdam Men Drop Western New England

(POTSDAM, NY) Todd Hosmer scored two goals and added an assist as he led the Potsdam Bears to an 8-1 victory over visiting Western New England. Friday night’s non-conference hockey win moves Potsdam to 4-9-3 while Western NE slips to 1-11-1 overall. Hosmer (Scarbrough, ON/Newmarket Hurricanes) opened the evening’s scoring at 2:41 of the first period followed by the game-winner from Mitch West (Burlington, ON/Stoney Creek Warriors) at the 8 minute mark. Matt Rhymer (Kingston, ON/ Yarmouth Mariners) made the first period’s final tally for the Bears at 9:29.

CPS Meet the Arts presents The Dufflebag Theatre's “Romeo And Juliet”

The Dufflebag Theatre returns to Potsdam for another fun-filled and hilarious presentation of interactive storytelling theatre featuring “Romeo and Juliet” on Friday, Feb. 6, with three chances to join in the merriment at 10 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. in SUNY Potsdam’s Sara M. Snell Music Theater. Since 1992, the “Nearly World-Famous” Dufflebag Theatre has become one of the most celebrated companies at festivals and schools across the country. Community Performance Series Meet the Arts has brought the troupe back to Potsdam so audiences can again join in the action.

Men's Basketball Returns Home to Face SUNYAC Rivals

The men’s basketball team plays at home for the first time in over a month as they take on SUNYAC rivals New Paltz and Oneonta. The New Paltz game will be this Friday at 8 pm while the Oneonta contest will be at 4 pm on Saturday. The Bears are 5-7. They lost their last game to Ithaca 116-94 on Tuesday night. Damon Brown leads the team in scoring averaging 19.2 points a game. Alvin Dike is averaging 13.2 points a game while leading the team in rebounds with 66. Brendan Graney has 29 assists to lead the team.

SUNY Potsdam Presidential Scholars to host benefit concert for Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation

SUNY Potsdam’s Presidential Scholars Program is hosting a benefit concert for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Snell Hall, SUNY Potsdam. The Presidential Scholars Program is a highly selective group of students with high academic achievements and innovative and creative project proposals that will be completed by the time of graduation.

SUNY Potsdam multimedia recital features music, dance & digital video

SUNY Potsdam will present a collaborative multimedia recital featuring music, dance and digital video on Friday, Jan. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater located in Satterlee Hall. Featuring the talents to many SUNY Potsdam faculty and friends of the College, the recital will feature music performed by Assistant Professor of Voice Dr. Jill Pearon, soprano, and Assistant Professor of Viola Dr. Shelly Tramposh, viola.


Media contact:

Alexandra Jacobs Wilke
College Communications
(315) 267-2114