NCAA Division III Men
Friday, November 9th
Morrisville State Mustangs 1-4-0 (1-2-0, SUNYAC) – 4
Cortland Red Dragons 2-3-0 (0-2-0, SUNYAC) – 0
Two power-play goals and 43 saves from Jorgen Johnson helped lead Morrisville to their first win of the season. Daniel Golba scored 12 minutes into the first to give Morrisville a 1-0 lead. Morrisville successfully killed off three Cortland power-plays in the second period and they were rewarded with three power-play opportunities of their own in the third. Nick DeVito and Ryan Bochert scored power-play goals to give the Mustangs a 3-0 lead with under five minutes to play in the game. Jimmy Philbin added an insurance marker with under a minute left to secure the 4-0 win.
#13 Utica College Pioneers 2-3 (2-1, UCHC) – 3
Nazareth College Golden Flyers 2-0-3 (1-0-2, UCHC) – 4
UC dropped a tough one to Nazareth Friday night in Rochester. Naz netted two goals in the first 10 minutes of the period to go ahead 2-0 before Nick Yzaguirre scored to cut the lead 2-1 15:44 into the period. Regen Cavanagh tied things up 5:01 into the second period assisted by Josh Haskin. Nazareth went ahead again early in the third, but Joey Rutkowski tied things up at three halfway through the period. Nazareth scored the game winner with 45 seconds left in the game while Yzaguirre was serving a hooking penalty for Utica.
Utica is on the road again this weekend for two UCHC games. Friday the Pioneers will be in Hershey, PA to face-off against Lebanon Valley at 7:00pm. Saturday they take on Elmira at 3:00pm.
Saturday, November 10th
Morrisville State Mustangs 1-5-0 (1-3-0, SUNYAC) – 2
Cortland Red Dragons 3-3-0 (1-2-0, SUNYAC) – 4
Cortland got on the board 7 minutes into the game on a power-play goal by Sean Perichak. Morrisville responded with a power-play goal of their own 7:36 into the second. That goal was scored by Austin Johnson with assists going to Philbin and Bradley Hefner. Cortland scored the next three goals to go ahead 4-1. Morrisville’s CJ Stubbs cut the deficit to two goals with 5 minutes left in the third, but it wouldn’t be enough.
Morrisville is back on the ice this weekend at Geneseo Friday and Saturday.
NCAA Division III Women
Utica won their fifth and sixth games in a row to remain unbeaten this season.
Friday, November 9th
Morrisville State Mustangs 4-1-0 (2-1-0, CHC) – 7
Salve Regina Seahawks 1-4-0 (1-3-0, CHC) – 1
Tessa Dobson, Ciara Lark and Maddison Devlin all scored first period goals for the Mustangs to head to the first intermission with a 3-0 lead. Mackenzie Lombardi and Alexziz Giannamore added two more in the second period followed by two goals from Kylie Cameron in the third. Karoline Arvik and Lacey Friesen combined for 23 saves in the win.
Utica College Pioneers 5-0-0 (3-0-0, UCHC) – 5
Chatham University Cougars 1-4-0 (1-2-0, UCHC) – 0
Olivia Hirschy opened the scoring halfway through the first period followed up with Kayla Dion’s first of the season 43 seconds later. Taylor Dion and Lexi Stanisewski added two more in the second to increase the lead to 4-0. Elizabeth Dohner scored the lone goal of the third period giving Utica a 5-0 victory.
— Eyewitness Sports (@CNYSports) November 10, 2018
Saturday, November 10th
Morrisville State Mustangs 5-1-0 (3-1-0, CHC) – 4
Salve Regina Seahawks 1-5-0 (1-4-0, CHC) – 1
Salve Regina opened the scoring 5 minutes into the second to jump out to a 1-0 lead, but Jessica Ujcik answered for Morrisville only 14 seconds later tying things back up. Maria Dewilde and Dobson would score two more for the Mustangs before the end of the period. Ujcik added her second of the game with just over a minute left in the third as Morrisville skated to the 4-1 win.
Morrisville is home again this weekend when they take on the University of New England in two more conference games.
Utica College Pioneers 6-0-0 (4-0-0, UCHC) – 6
Chatham University Cougars 1-5-0 (1-3-0, UCHC) – 1
Georgiana Santullo opened the scoring for Utica 7:23 into the game who picked up right where they left off Friday afternoon. Chatham tied the game 1-1 on a quick slapshot from the point right off a face-off that beat Bria Reilly. The lead would last for almost seven minutes until Taylor Dion regained the lead for Utica with assists going to Ricki Haab and Kyra Borsoi.
— Utica Pioneers (@UCPioneers) November 10, 2018
The teams traded power-play opportunities in the second, but no goals were scored. It took only 2:26 for Utica to pop-in two quick ones to increase their lead to 4-1 at the start of the third period. Those goals were scored by Stanisewski and Haab. Hirschy and another one from Haab wrapped up the scoring and gave the Pioneers a 6-1 victory.
The Lady Pioneers will be in Aston, PA for two UCHC games against Neumann University.