Fredonia Stops Roos' Hockey Streak At 8
FREDONIA – Michael Cerasuolo made 38 saves but the SUNY Canton offense was unable to solve Fredonia goaltender Ryan Pascarella as the Roos saw their eight-game unbeaten streak snapped with a 2-0 road loss to the Blue Devils on Saturday. THE BASICS
Result: Fredonia 2, SUNY Canton 0Location: Steele Hall Ice Arena – Fredonia, NYRecords: Fredonia (3-8-4) | SUNY Canton (9-4-2)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Jacob Haynes opened the scoring for Fredonia 13 seconds into a power play at the 18:54 mark of the opening period. Craig McCabe and Jasper Korican-Barlay earned helpers on the play.Korican-Barlay made it 2-0 at 16:49 of the second period as the Blue Devils once again converted with the skater advantage.The Roos finished the game 0-for-5 on the power play while Fredonia converted two of their five chances with the man advantage which proved to be the difference.Cerasuolo totaled 38 saves for the Roos, while Ryan Pascarella turned aside 25 shots for Fredonia.
WHAT'S NEXT The men’s hockey team returns to their home ice on Friday when they welcome Albertus Magnus College to the Roos House at 4 p.m.
SANTANA 5-5 FROM 3-PT RANGE FOR ROOS
Canton, NY – Danny Santana scored a team-high 17 points going 5-for-5 from behind the arc to lead a balanced effort as the SUNY Canton men’s basketball team completed a weekend North Atlantic Conference (NAC) sweep v. Maine Presque Isle with an 85-67 win on Saturday. THE BASICS
Result: SUNY Canton 85, Maine Presque Isle 67Location: Roos House – Canton, NYRecords: SUNY Canton (9-8, 5-1 NAC) | Maine Presque Isle (4-10, 0-6 NAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Roos stormed out of the gates to a 13-0 lead and extended the advantage to 24-2 eight minutes in. Maine Presque Isle chipped away at the lead but the Roos still took a commanding 45-23 lead into intermission.Danny Santana led all players with 15 points on 5-for-6 shooting, while Andrew Fitch added eight points. Griffin Guerrette led the Owls with nine points in the opening 20 minutes.Canton continued to roll on all cylinders offensively in the second half extending their lead to as many as 29 with 6:42 to play as the team emptied the bench down the stretch.Santana posted 17 points and five rebounds going 5-for-5 from three and 6-for-8 from the field. George Nehma added 11 points and six rebounds.Joseph Werner stuffed the stat sheet with eight points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals. Andrew Fitch finished with eight points and four blocks and Brandon Blaker and Juztin Chambers-Phillips tallied eight points each off the bench.Kahdean Bennett and Ibu Smith netted seven points each and Smith ripped down six boards as nine Roos scored six or more points.Guerrette was the lone Owl in double figures with 24 points, while Shyquinn Dix added nine points and nine rebounds and TeVon Hines tallied eight points and eight rebounds.The Roos held the upper hand in points in the paint (38-26) and bench points (39-18).
WHAT'S NEXT The men’s basketball team returns to action on Friday when they host Husson University at 7:30 p.m.
Canton, NY – Jasmine Dickson scored a career-high 15 points off the bench but the SUNY Canton women’s basketball team fell 77-61 to visiting Maine Presque Isle in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play on Saturday afternoon. THE BASICS
Result: Maine Presque Isle 77, SUNY Canton 61Location: Roos House – Canton, NYRecords: Maine Presque Isle (2-12, 0-5 NAC) | SUNY Canton (1-15, 1-4 NAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The first quarter was close back-and-forth as Maine Presque Isle held a slim 16-13 advantage. The Owls outscored the Roos 18-12 in the second to take a 34-25 advantage into intermission.Joie Culkin supplied seven first-half points for the Roos, while Autumn Watkins and Jasmine Dickson had six each. Hunter Mercier paced UMPI with 12 points, while Kylie Vining added nine.Maine Presque Isle outscored the Roos by just seven points after halftime but held on for the 77-61 victory.Joie Culkin led the Roos with 16 points and 15 rebounds, her sixth double-double of the season. Autumn Watkins tallied 15 points and four assists, while Jasmine Dickson chipped in 15 points and five rebounds off the bench. Autumn Kunes totaled 11 points and a team-high five assists.Mercier hit eight of her 13 three-point attempts for 24 points, while Vining and Taylor Miller added 14 points each. Marissa Reagle stuffed the stat sheet with nine points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds coming up just one point short of a triple-double.
Canton, NY – Freshman Meaghan Best recorded her first collegiate goal as the SUNY Canton women’s hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision to No. 1 nationally-ranked Plattsburgh State in a Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) contest on Saturday. THE BASICS
Result: No. 1 Plattsburgh State 5, SUNY Canton 1Location: Roos House – Canton, NYRecords: Plattsburgh State (17-1-0, 13-0-0 NEWHL) | SUNY Canton (3-11-1, 0-9-1 NEWHL)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Madison Walker opened the scoring for Plattsburgh at 7:34 of the opening period. Brooke Susac made 15 first period saves to keep the Roos within one after 20 minutes.Sara Krauseneck tallied her 13th goal of the season and fourth in two nights at 7:46 of the second and Abby Brush tallied her ninth goal of the season at the 17:29 mark for a 3-0 lead after two.Ivy Boric made it 4-0 in favor of the visitors when she found the back of the net on the power play at 5:15 of the third period.Best got the Roos on the board at the 14:21 mark. Hannah Desrochers dumped the puck into the offensive zone and Breanna Bedborough gathered the puck behind the Plattsburgh net. Her pass ricocheted to Best out in front who put her first goal in the back of the net.Susac finished with 33 saves in the contest for the Roos, while Ashley Davis made 11 stops as she remained perfect at 10-0-0 on the season.
WHAT'S NEXT The women’s hockey team hosts SUNY Potsdam in NEWHL action on Wednesday at 7 p.m.