Baseball Has Win Streak Stopped by Methodist

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, March 20, 2006

Methodist University scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and held on for a 7-4 victory over Hudson Valley Community College (6-3) in baseball action on Monday.

Freshman Matt LaValley (Schenectady/Guilderland High School) struck out 11 batters over seven innings for the Vikings. He also drove in two runs. Sophomore Mike Hart (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) added two hits.

Hudson Valley 003 000 100 – 4 4 3
Methodist JV  200 100 04x – 7 5 4

Hudson Valley: Matt LaValley, Casey Avery (8) and Tom Zink.
Methodist: Graves, Walden (4), Brimmer (6) and Twichell.