Hudson Valley Announces 2005 Football Schedule

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 31, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College football team will open the 2005 campaign on Sunday, September 4 in Oneonta against the Hartwick College junior varsity squad.

Hudson Valley, which defeated Erie Community College in a thrilling Northeast Football Conference championship game a year ago, will be pursuing its fourth conference championship in the last five years when the Vikings open conference play against Dean College on Saturday, September 17.

The Vikings return 11 starters from the 2004 team that finished 8-3 and was ranked 20th in the final NJCAA poll.

Hudson Valley sports a 173-134-6 (.562) all-time record, including a 91-36 (.717) mark since 1990.

2005 Hudson Valley Football Schedule
Sept. 4, at Hartwick JV, 1 p.m.; Sept. 11, RPI JV, 12 p.m.; Sept. 17 DEAN, 1 p.m.; Sept. 24, NASSAU, 1 p.m.; Oct. 1, at Erie, 12 p.m.; Oct. 8, MORRISVILLE STATE, 1 p.m.; Oct 15, ALFRED STATE, 1 p.m.; Oct. 22, at Nassau, 5 p.m.; Oct. 29, at Dean, 1 p.m.; Nov. 6, at Union JV, 1 p.m.