Football Team Downed in Opener

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

The Hudson Valley Community College football team (0-1) lost to Globe Tech (1-0) 29-16 on Saturday afternoon.

Cochise Jones (Woodbridge/Baltimore, MD) led the Vikings with 42 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown. Nate Robinson (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga) also added 34 yards on the ground with a score. Sharmarte Banks (Potomac/Oxon Hill, MD) led the Vikings in receiving with two catches for 59 yards, and Brandon Rowe (Harry S. Truman/Bronx) added 44 yards on two catches in the loss.

The football team hosts their first game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 8 against ASA at 1 p.m.