Baseball Falls to Monroe

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Hudson Valley Community College baseball team (4-4) lost to Monroe College (11-10), 14-1 and 4-1 on Thursday afternoon.

The lone bright spot for the Vikings in game one was Dan Ciaramella (Shaker/Latham) on the mound. Ciaramella held Monroe hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowing no earned runs and striking out two.

The Vikings bounced back in game two with a strong effort. Eric Mueller (Bethlehem/Glenmont) reached base two times, driving in the lone run on a triple in the sixth. Chris Carmel (LaSalle/Waterford) pitched a solid five innings, striking out three, allowing only two runs.

The Vikings host Jefferson on Sunday at 1 p.m.