Baseball Blanks Schenectady for 34th Win

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 29, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College won its 34th game of the season – a school record – with a 10-0 win at Schenectady County Community College.

Hudson Valley, which has won 19 of its last 20 games, is 34-8 on the season. The 2001 team that finished 33-10 and advanced to the NJCAA Division III World Series set the previous record for wins.

Sophomore Bill Kelts (Waterford/Christian Brother's Academy) finished with two home runs, a double and four RBI to lead the Hudson Valley attack. Sophomore Steve Sayre (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) had three hits, including a double and a two-run home run.

Freshman pitcher Nate Jones (Horseheads/Horseheads High School) pitched his fourth consecutive shutout. He allowed one hit and struck out three. Jones has not allowed a run in 26 consecutive innings.

Hudson Valley	210 43 – 10  13  0
Schenectady	000 00 –  0   1  1
Hudson Valley: Nate Jones and Craig Mastroianni
Schenectady: Dibble, Bolen (5) and Hisert