Vikings Fall at Nassau

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, October 22, 2005

Nassau Community College (7-1/6-0) scored 21 points in the third quarter and cruised to a 28-6 win over Hudson Valley Community College (5-3/3-3) in Northeast Football Conference action on Saturday. The Lions clinched the East Division with the win.

Quarterback Corey Christopher had touchdown runs from seven yards out in the first quarter and from two yards away in the third quarter to put Nassau up 14-0.

Brett Wilson carried the ball in from 35 yards away to put Nassau up by 21 with 2:05 remaining in the third quarter. A 32-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Charles Hall with 30 seconds remaining in the third quarter put the game out of reach.

There were 28 penalties called in the game, which was played in cold and rainy conditions. Hudson Valley was flagged for 16 penalties for 161 yards, and Nassau was called for 12 penalties for 105 yards.

Wilson had eight carries for 64 yards for Nassau, which was held to 121 yards of total offense for the game.

Sophomore Dane Samuels (New City/Clarkstown High School) had 57 rushing yards on nine carries for the Vikings. Freshman wide receiver Tim Bush (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) had a nine-yard touchdown reception for Hudson Valley's only score.

Hudson Valley will close out Northeast Football Conference play next Saturday, October 29 at Dean College.