Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Hockey Skates Past Hoosac

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 18, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College (4-3) ice hockey team scored three third period goals in a 4-3 win over Hoosac School (2-1) earlier tonight in Troy.

Freshman forward Joe Jeram (Latham/Shaker High School) put back a rebound for the game-winning goal with 2:46 remaining in the contest to give the Vikings the win.

Trailing 2-1 entering the third period, Hudson Valley tied the game - 3:14 into the third period - on a goal by freshman Andrew Usas (Saratoga Springs/Winchendon, MA School). The Vikings took their first lead of the contest 29 seconds later when freshman Stephen Barrett (Claverack/Hudson High School) found the back of the net to make it 3-2.

The Owls, who held a 43-21 shot advantage, tied the game at 3-3 when Jeff Morgan found the back of the net for his third goal of the game.

Freshman goaltender Alex Glessing (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) stopped 40 shots in his first start for Hudson Valley.

Hoosac               1  1  1 – 3 
Hudson Valley        1  0  3 – 4 

First Period: 1. Hoosac – Jeff Morgan (Ryan McGrail, Matt Cyr), 10:07; 2. Hudson Valley – Joe Jeram (Joel Crouse), 12:56.

Second Period: 3. Hoosac – Jeff Morgan (unassisted), 12:24.

Third Period: 4. Hudson Valley – Andrew Usas (Jason Faas), 3:14; 5. Hudson Valley - Stephen Barrett (Joe Jeram, Joel Crouse), 3:42; 6. Hoosac – Jeff Morgan (unassisted), 8:56; 7. Hudson Valley – Joe Evers (Aaron Coopersmith, Kevin Moteyunas), 15:14.

Shots on Goal: Hoosac 14-16-1343. Hudson Valley 10-5-621.

Saves: Hoosac – Matt Hickey (21 shots, 17 saves). Hudson Valley – Alex Glessing (43 shots, 40 saves).