Hudson Valley Defeats Union JV in Season Finale

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, November 6, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (6-4) football team completed its season with a 41-0 win at Union JV (3-2) on Sunday afternoon.

Hudson Valley held Union to 14 yards of total offense, including -20 yards on the ground. Sophomore John Fuschino (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa High School) made seven tackles, including 1.5 sacks. Freshman James Romain (Far Rockaway/Far Rockaway High School) had a pair of fourth quarter interception returns for touchdowns.

Sophomore quarterback Jon Shanks (Millbrook/Millbrook High School) completed seven of 12 passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Vikings offense. He also ran for a one-yard touchdown. Sophomore Demarcus White (Laurel, MD/Laurel High School) caught four passes for 55 yards and was on the receiving end of both touchdown passes from Shanks.

Hudson Valley, which has posted 14 winning seasons over the last 16 years, has compiled a 97-40 (.708) record since 1990.