Baseball Team's Practice Rescheduled

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, May 17, 2001

Today's practice schedule for Hudson Valley Community College's World Series-bound baseball team has been changed. Originally scheduled to practice from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., the Vikings (32-8) will now practice from 1 to 2:15 p.m. today. Hudson Valley will still practice at Geer Field.

To get to Geer Field: take 787 North; get off at the South Troy exit (378 East); go over the bridge; get in the middle lane…go straight through the light; get in the right-hand lane… go past the Hess gas station … take a right-hand turn up the hill; go straight up the hill ... go straight through the next light … keep driving until you see a SUNOCO gas station; take the left directly past SUNOCO and continue up the hill to Geer Field.

The Vikings leave for the NJCAA Division III World Series, which will be played May 19-25 at Batavia's Dwyer Stadium, at 8 a.m. Friday.

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.