Hudson Valley Baseball Sweeps Cobleskill

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, April 17, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (20-7/8-1 Mountain Valley Conference) baseball team swept a doubleheader at SUNY Cobleskill (7-13/4-2 MVC) earlier today. Hudson Valley won the opener, 10-1, and the nightcap, 13-3, and has now won 13 of its last 14 games.

Sophomore Tom Zink (Rotterdam/Guilderland High School) was 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the Vikings attack in the opener. Sophomore Joel Molina (Middletown/Middletown High School) finished the game two-for-three with a triple and an RBI.

Sophomore pitcher Phil Carr picked up the win on the mound to improve his record to 3-0 on the season. He scattered five hits and one unearned run over six innings of work, striking out three and walking three.

Zink had three hits, including a double and a triple, and drove in three runs in the second game. Freshman Nick Testo (Wynantskill/Troy High School) also had three hits, including two doubles.

Freshman pitcher Junior Villalona (New York/George Washington High School) allowed three runs on five hits in five innings to improve his record to 2-0 on the year. He struck out six and walked three.

Hudson Valley will host a doubleheader with Herkimer County Community College at 3:15 on Monday, April 18.

Game 1
Hudson Valley	023 230 0 – 10  13  1
Cobleskill	010 000 0 –  1   7  1

Hudson Valley battery: Phil Carr, Mark Pennisi (7) and Craig Mastroianni

Cobleskill battery: Matt Young, Jose Gonzalez (6) and Tyler Hibsch

Game 2
Hudson Valley	172 03 – 13  12  0
Cobleskill	000 30 –  3   5  3

Hudson Valley battery: Junior Villalona and Tom Zink

Cobleskill battery: Mike Disarno, Jose Gonzalez (4) and Tyler Hibsch