Ice Hockey

Vikings Fall to Morrisville 10-1

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 7, 2002

Sophomore forward Rob Giambrone (Rochester) scored four goals to lead the SUNY Morrisville (9-1) ice hockey team to a 10-1 win over Hudson Valley Community College earlier tonight in Troy.

Hudson Valley's (1-6) lone goal was scored by freshman forward Matt Benedetto (Rotterdam/Mohonasen High School). He was assisted by sophomore forward Andrew Carnevale (North Greenbush/LaSalle Institute) and sophomore forward Luke Paye (Pulaski/Pulaski High School).

Also netting multiple goals for the Mustangs were sophomore forwards Mark Passino (Dannemora) and Brent Wiest (Tulsa, OK) with two goals apiece.

Hudson Valley returns to action on Friday, January 10, when it hosts Erie Community College at 3 p.m.


Morrisville 2 3 5 – 10
Hudson Valley 0 1 0 – 1

First Period: 1. Morrisville, Brent Wiest (Brandon Meissner, Bobby Bryant), 6:14; 2. Morrisville, Rob Giambrone (Mark Passino, Steve Patafie), 15:03.

Second Period: 3. Morrisville, Brent Wiest (Sean Hannafin, Brandon Meissner), 1:27; 4. Morrisville, Rob Giambrone (Steve Patafie, Ryan Marvin), 2:48; 5. Morrisville, Brian Goodness (Greg Schwind), 10:07; 6. Hudson Valley, Matt Benedetto (Andrew Carnevale, Luke Paye), 19:12.

Third Period: 7. Morrisville, Mark Passino (Brian Goodness, Steve Patafie), 4:43; 8. Morrisville, Rob Giambrone (Brian Goodness), 6:69; 9. Morrisville, Rob Giambrone (Steve Patafie), 12:59; 10. Morrisville, Greg Schwind (unassisted), 13:47; 11. Morrisville, Mark Passino (Mark Pelligra), 18:49.

Shots on goal: Morrisville 15-18-1851. Hudson Valley 3-8-617.

Goalies: Morrisville, Brian George (17 shots, 16 saves). Hudson Valley, Dave Baranowski (51 shots, 41 saves).