OSWEGO — The Oswego State and Utica College men’s hockey squads played to a 3-3 overtime tie on Friday.
Utica College didn’t waste time scoring in the first period as Joey Rutkowski scored a goal at 1:14 to make it 1-0 Pioneers. Shawn Lynch and Gregg Burmaster provided assists on the goal.
Then at 5:38 in the first, Tyler Currie notched a goal for Oswego State to tie things up at one. Josh Nenadal and Derek Brown each had an assist on the goal.
The Pioneers scored again in the first period, this time at 13:01 with a goal from Conor Landrigan for a 2-1 lead. Tyler Dill helped out with an assist.
Oswego State’s Josh LeBlanc knotted the score up once again at two apiece with a goal at 1:19 in the second period. Tanner Spink chipped in the assist on the goal.
At 4:47 in the third, Josh Haskin gave Utica the lead back at 3-2 with a goal. Daniel Fritz provided the assist on the goal.
A minute later at 5:56, Derek Brown came through with a goal for a Lakers, tying the score up for the third time at 3-3. Anthony Passero and Chris MacMillan each contributed an assist.
The Lakers and Pioneers skated through five minutes of overtime without scoring a goal, which led to the draw.
David Richer stopped 18 shots for Oswego State, while Gianluca Baggetta had 26 saves for Utica.
The Lakers head to Elmira College today to take on the Soaring Eagles at 7 p.m.
SUNY Potsdam 3, Oswego State 2
POTSDAM — The Oswego State women’s hockey team lost 3-2 to SUNY Potsdam in the first game of a two-game home-and-home series on Friday.
The Lakers got the first crack at the scoreboard in the first period. At 4:47, Leah Czerwinski scored a goal off of an assist from Emily Gustafson to give Oswego State a 1-0 lead.
After a quiet rest of the first period, the Bears went on a scoring frenzy in the second period. Tatum Walber scored a power-play goal at 3:15 in the second to tie things up at one. Miranda Kolb and Delphine Leonard provided assists on the goal.
Then at 12:07 in the second, Ellie Cleary gave the Bears a 2-1 lead with an unassisted goal.
At 11:18 in the third period, Natalie Giglio scored a shorthanded goal for the Lakers to knot the score up at two apiece. Four minutes later, however, Kolb scored the go-ahead goal for the Bears as they iced the victory.
Eryn Stewart had the assist on Giglio’s goal, while Keira Thacker assisted Kolb.
Cassie Shokar made 30 saves for the Lakers, and Alexa Pfeiffer stopped 26 shots for the Bears.
Oswego State hosts Potsdam today at 7 p.m.