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Volleyball 2009 Season Outlook

09.02.09

POTSDAM, NY- Veteran volleyball coach Steve Pike, now entering his ninth year as the head coach at SUNY Potsdam, returns seven players from last year’s 21-16 team as the Lady Bears open their 2009 season. The team will also add six newcomers to the mix including five freshmen.

“We have a very talented team this year but very young,” Pike said. “I expect contributions from the team as a whole.”

Men Denied In Soccer Opener

09.01.09

(UTICA, NY) The SUNY Potsdam men were denied in Tuesday’s season opener at SUNYIT when they fell 1-0 at Wildcat Field in Utica.

The lone goal of the afternoon came with eight minutes left in the first half when junior Dennis Owusu-Ansah (Bronx, NY/Harry S. Truman) connected off of a pass from sophomore Nico Facey (New York, NY/George Westinghouse).

Joseph Glackin (Latham/Shaker) had 6 saves for the Potsdam while Malick Faye (Bronx/MLK) and Kurt Makowski (Grand Island/Grand Island) shared goalkeeping duty for SUNYIT for a total 3 saves.

Women's Soccer Wins Home Opener

09.01.09

POTSDAM, NY- Dedra Palmer (Whitesboro/Whitesboro) scored two goals as the women’s soccer team recorded its first win of the year with a 4-0 shutout over visiting SUNY Canton under the lights at Maxcy Turf on Tuesday night.

Kathleen Frear (Scotia/Scotia) and Cortney Poirier (Moira/Brushton-Moira) scored the other two goals for the Bears.

The game was scoreless in the first period despite Potsdam holding an 8-0 lead in shots. Jess Mehm (Schroon Lake/Scroon Lake) had two good shots on goal that were saved by Canton’s goalkeeper Ashley Knox.

Potsdam Soccer Ready to Kickoff 2009 Season

08.31.09

POTSDAM, NY- The wait is over as both the SUNY Potsdam men’s and women’s soccer teams are set to begin their 2009 seasons this Tuesday.

The women are at home against SUNY Canton at 8 pm. Last season, Potsdam finished with a record of 10-9-2 which is the most wins in the program’s history. They were invited to play in the ECAC Tournament and in their first postseason tournament, they won a playoff game against Sage College. This season, the Lady Bears return 14 players from last year’s team and welcome five newcomers including two freshmen.

Potsdam Soccer Game Previews

08.31.09

POTSDAM, NY- The wait is over as both the SUNY Potsdam men’s and women’s soccer teams are set to begin their 2009 seasons.

The women are at home against SUNY Canton at 8 pm. Last season, Potsdam finished with a record of 10-9-2 which is the most wins in the program’s history. They were invited to play in the ECAC Tournament and in their first postseason tournament, they won a playoff game against Sage College. This season, the Lady Bears return 14 players from last year’s team and welcome five newcomers including two freshmen.

Mandatory Athlete's Compliance Meetings

08.31.09

NCAA Compliance Meetings
for Student-Athletes
NOTE: Bring a pen to the meeting.

FALL TEAMS:
Men's Golf, Men’s & Women's Cross Country
TUESDAY, Sept. 1st at 4:00 PM in Maxcy 220

SPRING TEAMS:
Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, & Women's Softball
THURSDAY, Sept. 3rd at 7:30 PM in Kellas 106

WINTER TEAMS:
Men's & Women's Swimming
Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey
Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, and Equestrian
TUESDAY, Sept. 8th at 7:30 PM in Kellas 106

C. Donald Timerman's family donates to SUNY Potsdam

08.28.09

The family of SUNY Potsdam geology and physics building’s namesake, C. Donald Timerman, recently donated some of his items to the College. Timerman’s sister, Agnes Timerman White (center), and niece, Cecile Murray, present Department of Geology Chair Dr. Robert Badger with his SUNY Potsdam degree dated June 13, 1938.

SUNY Potsdam RAs get hands-on fire safety training

08.28.09

Fire Protection Specialist Christopher Taylor from the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control recently gave SUNY Potsdam resident assistants and resident directors a close up look at fire safety protocols as part of their training.

RAs spent a recent morning learning about fire prevention and safety, what to do in the event of a fire and how to effectively use three types of fire extinguishers.

Bergman Book Discussion kicks off at SUNY Potsdam

08.28.09

The Bergman Book Discussion Series will kick of the fall 2009 semester with a series of Tuesday afternoon discussions featuring student and faculty panelists.

“The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring” by Richard Preston will be discussed on September 8 by Distinguished Teaching Professor of Anthropology Dr. John Omohundro, Crane Librarian Jane Subramanian and students Heather Horning and Chris Urban.

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