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03-01-2016

Clarkson University Faculty & Staff and Potsdam Central School Faculty & Staff to Face Off in Charity Hockey Game

A team of Clarkson University faculty and staff will play hockey against a team of Potsdam Central School (PCS) faculty and staff to benefit the Potsdam Educational Opportunities Fund (PEOF).

Hockey GameClarkson and PCS will face off at noon on Sunday, March 6, in Cheel Arena. The cost to attend the game is $4 at the door.

The game will also feature a raffle for autographed gear donated by the Clarkson men's hockey team and a chuck-a-puck event.

Proceeds will benefit the Potsdam Educational Opportunities Fund (PEOF), a grass roots organization that was initiated in 2012 to provide financial support for K-12 educational activities in the Potsdam Central School District. The goal of the PEOF is to provide educators in the Potsdam Central School District with the resources needed to develop creative activities and opportunities that enrich the educational experience of the students.

The Potsdam Central roster will feature

• Dan "I Played Division I in Alabama so it Doesn’t Count" Dorothy (Men’s Hockey Coach)
• Lisa "Bunsen Burner" Dunkleberg (Seventh Grade Science)
• "Rocket" Mike LaSala (Men’s Assistant Hockey Coach)
• Sean "2+2" Johnson (High School Math)
• Gerry "Backstop" Hourihan (Men’s Assistant Hockey Coach)
• Nick "Chop" Leuthauser (High School Technology)
• Beth "Overtime" Thomas (Occupational Therapy)

The Clarkson roster will feature

• Tom "Should of Learned to Play as a Kid" Holsen (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
• Pete "Cherry Picker" Dangremond (Admissions)
• Michael "Chara" Twiss (Biology)
• Dave "You Will Never Park in This Town Again if You Score on Me" Delisle (Campus Safety)
• Scott "Dangler" Toth (Military Science)
• Stephen "MusicMan" Bird (Humanities and Social Science)
• Brian "Flow" Helenbrook (Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering)
• Alexis "LaFleur" Maciel (Computer Science)
• Devon "Can't Stop The" Shipp (Chemistry)
• Ian "The Enforcer" Knack (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: Faculty and staff from Clarkson University faced off against staff from Canton-Potsdam Hospital in 2015. The Clarkson team will take on Potsdam Central School faculty and staff on Sunday, March 6, to benefit the Potsdam Educational Opportunities Fund.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/clarkson-cph-hockey.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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