The 2009-10 Oswego State Mens Club Hockey team and their alumni played in the second annual alumni game and like last year, the game ended in a 7 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 7 tie after regulation but unlike last year, the Lakers defeated the alumni in 3-2 shootout. Scoring goals were Matt Saramak, Mike Renick (2), Greg Distin (Fulton), Chase Collins, Eric Zerrahn (Oswego) and Adam Webster with assists credited to Chris Covel, Jordan Romano, Ryan McAleer and Greg Molfese. Goals scored during the shoot out were by Greg Distin, Chris Covel and Mike Renick, who scored the game winning goal.
Twenty alumni returned for the annual game and Head Coach Jay Peacock thanked them for their continued support of the program, which is in its seventh year. . He noted that this was a great way to start off the season and that it is good way for the freshman to get a feel for the pace of playing hockey at the college level.
Senior Assistant Captain Greg Distin was also presented his Academic All American certificate after the game. The honor of being named to the Academic All American Team is awarded to those players that have an overall GPA of higher than 3.2.
The Lakers travel to Binghamton on Friday for the start of the NECHL season and then travel to Syracuse for a non-league game on Saturday .
For a complete schedule, visit the website at www.oswego.edu/icehockey . The team is sponsored by the Student Association of Oswego State University.