Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Skates Past Broome 6-2

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Sophomore forward Brent Sheehan (Troy/Christian Brothers Academy) scored two second-period goals to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (3-11, 3-9 Eastern Junior College Hockey League) hockey team to a 6-2 win over Broome Community College (1-14, 0-12 EJCHL) earlier tonight in Troy. Hudson Valley has won seven consecutive games over Broome dating back to 1998.

Hudson Valley outshot the visiting Hornets 24-4 in the second period but was unable to score until defenseman Michael Hurley's (Oswego/Oswego High School) shot from the blue line rippled the net with 5:16 remaining in the period to give the Vikings a 2-1 lead. Sheehan then tallied goals with 4:01 and 3:17 left in the period to give Hudson Valley a commanding 4-1 advantage it would never relinquish.

Freshman forward Daniel Keyser (Hudson/Taconic Hills High School) opened the scoring for Hudson Valley, 6:08 into the first period, off a pass from freshman forward Kevin Moteyunas (Syracuse/Cicero North Syracuse High School).

Also registering goals for Hudson Valley were sophomore forward Luke Paye (Pulaski/Pulaski High School) and sophomore defenseman Matt Luther (Guilderland/Guilderland High School).

Freshman goaltender Dave Baranowski (Valley Falls/Hoosic Valley High School) made 17 saves to pick his third win of the season for the Vikings.

Hudson Valley will host County College of Morris on Saturday, February 8 at 12:30 p.m.


Score by Periods 1 2 3 - F
Broome 1 0 1 – 2
Hudson Valley 1 3 2 – 6

First Period: 1. Hudson Valley, Daniel Keyser (Kevin Moteyunas, Anddy Veltman), 6:08; 2. Broome, Ryan Segrue (unassisted), 7:57.

Second Period: 3. Hudson Valley, Michael Hurley (Luke Paye, Brian Mohan), 14:44; 4. Hudson Valley, Brent Sheehan (Matt Benedetto, Michael Hurley), 15:59; 5. Hudson Valley, Brent Sheehan (Mike Guilfoil, Matt Benedetto), 16:43.

Third Period: 6. Hudson Valley, Luke Paye (Jason Faas), 3:55; 7. Broome, Matt Johnson (Steve Jones), 4:42; 8. Hudson Valley, Matt Luther (Brian Mohan, Adam Platka), 6:43.

Shots on goal: Broome 5-4-1019. Hudson Valley 14-24-1351.

Goaltending: Broome, Abe Casarez (51 shots, 45 saves). Hudson Valley, Dave Baranowski (19 shots, 17 saves).