Hudson Valley’s Jeff Beecher and Drew Luther Named All-Americans

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Sophomore forward Jeff Beecher (South Glens Falls/South Glens Falls High School) and sophomore defenseman Drew Luther (Guilderland/Guilderland High School) were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association for their performance during the 2005-06 season.

Beecher, a forward, earned First Team All-American recognition after leading Hudson Valley with 20 goals and 24 assists. He finished his two-year Hudson Valley career with 41 goals and 45 assists.

Luther, a defenseman, was named a Second Team All-American. He finished the year with three goals and 16 assists. He amassed six goals and 28 assists in his two years at Hudson Valley.

The Vikings finished the 2005-06 campaign with an 11-12-3 record.