Vikings Fall To Columbia Greene, 8-3
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, May 2, 2001
May 2, Troy – Hudson Valley Community
College's baseball team stumbled against Columbia Greene Community College
at Gear Field this afternoon, suffering an 8-3 loss. Columbia Greene only
had one big inning, scoring four runs in the top of the first, but it was
enough to keep the Vikings at bay.
Hudson Valley, however, did rally in the fourth inning,
which with Silvestre Castro (Norman Thomas) being plunked by a pitch.
Justin Meagher (Colonie) moved Castro to third with a single, and
Castro came home when Joe Trestick (Ballston Spa) reached on an
error. Ryan McGinniss (Catholic Central) then knocked in Meagher
with a line drive to left field.
Meagher, a freshman outfielder, had two singles on
the afternoon. Joshua Goodbred (Lansingburgh) contributed a seventh
inning double, which reached the centerfield wall. He also scored.
Hudson Valley, ranked second among NJCAA Division
III Region III teams, is now 24-8. Columbia Greene, ranked third, is 19-9.
2 3 4
5 6 7
8 9 runs
CG 4 0
1 0 1
1 0 1
HV 0 0
0 2 0
0 1 0
Eacott and Serevino; Valente, Tregear (4), Goodbred (6), McGinniss
(7), Krogh (9) and McGinniss and Medina.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy,
offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions;
Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and
Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University
of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 9,000
students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives
and worker retraining.