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Women Defeat Brockport 70-54

With three players scoring in double-digits the SUNY Potsdam Bears downed the visiting Brockport women 70-54 in Saturday afternoon’s home conference contest. The Bears now advance to 6-1 (2-0 SUNYAC) while the Golden Eagles move to 3-2 (1-1). Potsdam led much of the first period and went into the half-time break leading 30-21. An early second period rally by the Eagles moved them to within a single point as the game approached the 18-minute mark. The Brockport rally was short lived as Potsdam soon pulled away to enjoy a frequent double-digit advantage.

Swim Results 12-06-08 at Buffalo State

Licensed to SUNY-Buffalo   HY-TEK's Meet Manager 12/6/2008 04:49 PM Potsdam @ Buffalo State College - 12/6/2008 Results Event 1 Girls 400 Yard Medley Relay =============================================================================== School Finals   Points =============================================================================== 1 Potsdam 'A' 4:31.01   11

Dike Scores 22 to Lead Bears Over Brockport

(Potsdam, NY)- Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlon) (Right) scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Bears to victory over visiting Brockport (1-4) 84-75 at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Three other Bears scored in double figures. Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) had 16 points, Brendan Graney (Ticonderoga/Ticonderoga) had 14, and Orlando Minott (Bronx/Samuel Gompers) had 11. Greg Lothridge (Syracuse/East Syracuse-Minoa) had nine points and nine rebounds off the bench.

Women’s Hockey Ties Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY- Breanna Roy (Orleans, ONT/ Nepean Wildcats) scored a goal and had two assists as the women’s hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie with host Buffalo State on Saturday afternoon. The Bengals got off to a quick 1-0 lead just 2:43 into the game. The Bears answered back when Roy assisted Stephanie Simons (Stratford, ONT/ Bluewater Hawks) on her first goal of the year.

Oswego Slips Past Potsdam Men’s Hockey

(POTSDAM, NY) A two-goal flurry near the end of the second period allowed Oswego to slip past SUNY Potsdam in Saturday’s 2-0 conference game in Maxcy Hall. The Bears now go to 3-6-3 (2-4-2 SUNYAC) while the Lakers advances to 8-4-1 (5-2-1) Mark Lozzi (Richmond Hill, ONT/ St. Michael’s Buzzers) scored the game-winner for Oswego at 14:28 while teammate Joe Hall (Schaumburg, IL/Wellington Dukes) took out the insurance policy at 15:42. Goalkeeper Chris Hyk (Hamilton, ONT/ Georgetown Raiders) had 21 saves for the win.

Potsdam Men Win SUNYAC Opener

Senior Damon Brown scored 18 points to lead the SUNY Potsdam men to a 60-55 victory over Geneseo in their SUNYAC opener Friday night in Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. The Bears now move to 5-1 (1-0 SUNYAC) while the Blue Knights go to 4-2 (1-1). Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlan) followed with 14 points and 7 rebounds as Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) also added 7 boards. Brendan Graney (Ticonderoga/Ticonderoga) scored 9 points and added 5 rebounds.

Poirier's 24 Points Leads Women to Victory

Cortney Poirer (Moira/Bruston-Moira) scored 24 points to lead all scorers as the women’s basketball team defeated visiting Geneseo 69-53. Poirier also had nine of the team’s 19 steals in the game. Maureen Curley (Madrid/Madrid-Washington) had 14 points and six rebounds and Hannah Fairchild (Bruston/Bruston-Moira) had 12 points for the Bears. Tracey Wangelin (Olean/GCC) had 15 points to lead Geneseo to go along with seven rebounds. Melissa Loughlin (Big Flats/Horseheads) contributed 13 points and had six rebounds.

Women’s Hockey Falls to Buffalo State

(Buffalo, NY)- The women’s hockey team faced another tough opponent in the Buffalo State Bengals and lost to the host team 3-0 on Friday night. Potsdam’s record is 2-6-1 while Buffalo State is 1-6-3. The Bengals goals were spread among three players. Buffalo State had a 32-24 lead in shots. The Bears were 0-4 on the power play while the Bengals were 0-7. Hillary Hitchman (Potsdam/Oswego State) made 29 saves in goal for Potsdam. Alyssa Koniar had 24 saves for Buffalo State. Both teams will meet again tomorrow at 4 pm.


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