By: Mark Vasey, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
CORTLAND, N.Y. — Junior goaltender Jimmy Poreda (Tonawanda, N.Y./Connecticut Jr. Rangers) of Plattsburgh State has been named the PrestoSports State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men’s Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week for the period ending Nov. 10, 2019, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
Poreda earned the honor by playing to a 1-1-0 record with 48 saves, a .923 save percentage and a 2.03 goals against average on the week. He began the week by making 26 saves at then-No. 5 Oswego State on Friday. Poreda then concluded his week with 22 saves and a .957 save percentage as Plattsburgh State won 4-1 at SUNY Cortland on Saturday. The win over Cortland was the Cardinals’ first regular-season victory under first-year head coach Steve Moffat.
It is the sixth time that Poreda has been named SUNYAC Goaltender of the Week and the first time this season.
Plattsburgh State men’s ice hockey will hold its Military Appreciation Night this Friday, Nov. 15, when the Cardinals face Fredonia at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena. Puck drop of the SUNYAC game is scheduled for 7 p.m.