Hudson Valley’s Vernon Cross Recognized by Northeast Football Conference

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Vernon Cross (Loudonville/Shaker High School), a freshman quarterback on the Hudson Valley Community College football team, was named the Northeast Football Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Hudson Valley’s 28-0 win over RPI JV last Sunday.

Cross, who was making his first collegiate start, accounted for all four of Hudson Valley’s touchdowns. He completed 18-of-24 passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns. He also carried the ball seven times for 24 yards and a touchdown.

Hudson Valley (3-3) will return to Northeast Football Conference play this Saturday, October 21 when it hosts Berean Institute at 1 p.m.