POTSDAM — Senior forward Shea Guthrie was named the Most Valuable Player at the Clarkson University men's hockey team's annual awards banquet Saturday night.
Guthrie, a New York Islanders draft pick, finished second on the team in scoring this year with 13 goals and 14 assists in 30 games. He tied for the team lead in goals with linemate Chris D'Alvise. Guthrie also had the game-winning goal in 40 percent of Clarkson's wins this season.
Senior defenseman Adam Bellows was given the Mike Morrison Award, which is chosen by the coaching staff for a player who demonstrates teamwork, hustle and dedication. Sophomore Scott Freeman, who led the team in scoring with six goals and 23 assists, was given the Unsung Hero Award.
Senior co-captain Tyrell Mason won the Paul J. Pilon Award, which goes to the player who excels both academically and athletically. Senior Jon Marshall won the Fran Neragin Award, which is given to a player who combines sportsmanship and academics, and sophomore Tom Pizzo won the Knight Club Award, which is given to a player who excels academically and is also a good role model.
CLARKSON 10, RENSSELAER 7
Tyler Long and Greg Gibbons each scored three goals in the Golden Knights' Liberty League win at SUNY Potsdam.
Tom Ross added a goal and two assists for Clarkson (7-2 overall, 2-0 conference).
Paul Cerone had three goals and an assist for RPI (5-4, 3-1).
ST. LAWRENCE 7, UNION 6 (OT)
Alex Slauson scored the game-winning goal 2 minutes, 51 seconds into the first overtime for the Saints in Liberty League action at Schenectady.
Slauson and Peter Carroll had two goals apiece for St. Lawrence (6-2, 1-0).
Brendan Kinnane and Ted McKenna supplied two scores each to lead Union (4-3, 1-0).
SUNY CORTLAND 11, SUNY POTSDAM 5
Brandon Misiaszek had four points as the Red Dragons won the SUNYAC opener in Cortland.
Brian Krol added two scores and an assist for SUNY Cortland (7-1).
Corey Reinhart recorded two goals and one assist for the Bears (3-4).
HAMILTON 14, ST. LAWRENCE 4
Kaillie Briscoe generated four goals and three assists to lead the Continentals in a Liberty League game in Canton.
Liz Rave added three tallies for Hamilton (8-1, 4-1).
Amanda Forbes had two goals for St. Lawrence (4-4, 1-2).
WILLIAM SMITH 19, CLARKSON 8
Lucy Johnson led the Herons with six goals and one assist in a conference game at SUNY Potsdam.
Kara Grogan added three scores and an assist for William Smith (8-1, 4-0).
Kimberly Loucks and Emily Bojarski each generated two goals for Clarkson (3-6, 0-3).
BUFFALO STATE 21, SUNY POTSDAM 7
Karen Shaddock dished out 10 assists for the Bengals in a SUNYAC game in Buffalo.
Kendyl Clarkson generated five tallies and two assists for Buffalo State (8-1, 2-0).
Carly Richards recorded four goals for SUNY Potsdam (5-3, 2-0).
SKIDMORE 2-4, ST. LAWRENCE 1-6
Tim Harris went 2-for-4, and Garrett Fitzgerald drove in two runs to lead the Saints (6-11, 2-8) to a win in game two of a Liberty League doubleheader in Saratoga Springs.
Chris Cook was the winning pitcher for SLU, striking out eight. Mike Jaffe went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for Skidmore (9-10, 1-5) in the second game.
Jaffe hit a one-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning of game one to score Brian Lowry from third base with the eventual winning run for Skidmore. He went 2-for-3 in that contest. Kirt Broedel went 2-for-2 for the Saints in the opener.
FISHER 9-11, SUNY CANTON 2-1
Jacques DeMars went 2-for-2, including a home run, to lead the Kangaroos in game one of a Sunrise Conference doubleheader against Fisher College in Haverhill, Mass. SUNY Canton (0-6) was swept after picking up a total of just five hits.
Tom Englehart went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs for Fisher (14-13, 8-0) in the opener. Zach Thompson had two hits for Fisher in the second game and Justin Storie drove in the only run for the Kangaroos with a double in the top of the first inning.