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Breanna Roy Named to ECAC West Hockey List

11.12.08
Freshman defense player Breanna Roy (right) was named to the ECAC West Women's Hockey Honor Roll on Tuesday after having a hand on all three Potsdam goals in the Bears 3-1 victory over Oswego State last Saturday night. Roy scored two goals including the game-winner while also adding one assist. She is currently tied with teammate Stephanie Malcolm as Potsdam's top scorer with four points from two goals and two assists.

Men’s Basketball 2008-09 Season Outlook

11.13.08
The SUNY Potsdam men’s basketball team will return nine players from last year’s team, including six seniors. The Bears will be led by Coach Sherry Dobbs who has compiled a career record of 82-58 (.586) over the past five seasons. Potsdam finished 11-14 (7-9 in SUNYAC) in the 2007-08 regular season while making a return to the playoffs. Potsdam competes in the always tough SUNYAC conference, where they will face four preseason Top 30 teams, and also have a challenging out of conference schedule with a total of 11 games against teams that saw post-season action last year.

Volleyball Advances to ECAC Championship

11.14.08
(New York, NY)- The third seeded Bears volleyball team upset second seeded St. John Fisher College to advance to the championship match of the 2008 ECAC Tournament and take on top seeded NYU. Potsdam won 25-16, 18-25, 25-19, 25-19. Sammie Pickering (Tupper Lake/Tupper Lake) led Potsdam with 25 kills and nine digs. Sarah Carney (Victor/Victor) and Allison Pepe (Amsterdam/Amsterdam) both had nine kills. Courtney Falconer (Bay Shore/Bay Shore) recorded 44 assists and 10 digs while Kim Plummer (Horseheads/Horseheads) added 22 digs.

Women’s Soccer Defeated by Brockport in ECAC Tournament

11.14.08
The women’s soccer team lost 4-0 in the semi-final round of the ECAC tournament to SUNYAC rival SUNY Brockport on Saturday afternoon at the RIT campus. Jessica VanAllen led the Golden Eagles with two goals. Brockport scored three first half goals with the third goal coming with two seconds left. VanAllen scored two while Nicole Gibaud scored the other. The final goal of the game was scored by Taylor Lanio.

Men’s Basketball Wins Season Opener

11.15.08
Brendan Graney (Ticonderoga/Ticonderoga) scored 20 points in leading the men’s basketball team to their first win of the season against host Hobart College 68-66. Graney was 9-12 on field goals and also collected six rebounds. Also scoring in double figures for the Bears was Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) who shot 6-14 from the field for 16 points. Rob Estep led Hobart with 20 points while Michael Barlow contributed 10 points.

Women’s Hockey Plays to a Tie

11.15.08
(Utica, NY)- The women’s hockey team played a defensive game against a good Utica College team and skated to a 1-1 tie on Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers are currently ranked #6 in the latest USCHO Division III poll. The Bears scored first 12:50 into the first period when Brandi Atwell assisted Desiree Webster on the goal. The lead was short lived as Utica tied the game three minutes later on an Andrea Maxon goal. Hillary Hitchman played an outstanding game in goal in making 54 saves. Kelley Peters made 18 saves for the Pioneers.

Men’s Swimming Gets By Brockport

11.15.08
(Brockport, NY)- The men’s swimming and diving team won a close meet against host Brockport 125-118. There was one multiple winner in Dan Callahan. He won the 50 Freestyle in a time of 22.27 and also won the 100 Freestyle in 49.93. Ryan Wentz claimed the 200 Butterfly with a time of 2:09.12. Nathan LaRowe won both the one meter and three meter dives with scores of 284.65 and 280.95.

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