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College Hockey:
Plattsburgh Player Arrested on Charge of Assaulting Teammate

— Plattsburgh State defenseman Mark Cole faces felony assault and breaking and entering charges after allegedly attacking teammate Jeff Hopkins in his apartment bedroom early Sunday morning.

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Cole, a sophomore from East Islip, N.Y., is currently in the Clinton County jail, apparently unable to make bail set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

Hopkins, a junior forward from Phelpston, Ont., was treated for facial injuries at CVPH Medical Center and later released. He is not expected to play this weekend.

Cole has been suspended indefinitely from the team.

“We have a type of program that’s in the limelight here at Plattsburgh, and anything negative hurts the program,” head coach Bob Emery told the Plattsburgh Press Republican. “But it’s not something we can’t get through.

“We have to move ahead and put our attention and our energy toward hockey.”

Police say that the altercation was apparently over a woman, and that additional charges may be filed pending the results of their investigation.


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