Football Edged by Erie

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

The Hudson Valley Community College football team (0-5) lost to Erie Community College (2-3) 7-6 on Saturday afternoon.

Nathaniel Robinson (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga) led the Vikings on the ground with 87 yards, and Dee Wilkins (Woodbridge/Virginia Beach) had four catches for 57 yards and a touchdown. Malcolm Cater (Riverhead/Riverhead) led the defense with seven tackles and two interceptions. The Vikings extra point was blocked right before the half which ended up being the difference in the game.

The football team hosts Nassau on Saturday, October 6 for a game at 3 p.m.