Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Skates to a 1-1 Tie With Mohawk Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, December 3, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College (5-3-1/2-3-1 Region III) ice hockey team skated to 1-1 tie with Mohawk Valley Community College (2-4-1/1-3-1 Region III) earlier tonight in Troy.

Freshman defenseman Devin Krichbaum (Pattersonville/Sault Area, MI High School) gave Hudson Valley a 1-0 lead, 3:46 into the third period, when he skated in front of the crease and poked one past the goalkeeper. His goal was assisted by freshman defenseman Jeff Weaver (Abington, PA/Uppermoreland High School).

The Hawks tied that game on a goal by sophomore forward Jake Monroe (Utica) with 6:59 remaining in regulation.

Neither team was able to create a good scoring opportunity in the overtime.

Freshman goaltender Bryan McDonald (Ballston Lake/Shenendehowa High School) made 16 saves for the Vikings before being replaced near the end of the second period by freshman Alex Glessing (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School), who stopped eight shots.

Period			1  2  3  O – F
Mohawk Valley	         0  0  1  0 – 1
Hudson Valley      	0  0  1  0 – 1

Third Period: 1. Hudson Valley – Devin Krichbaum (Jeff Weaver), 3:46; 2. Mohawk Valley – Jake Monroe (Ryan Adsit), 13:01.

Shots on Goal: Mohawk Valley 9-7-8-125. Hudson Valley 9-12-10-435

Saves: Mohawk Valley – Rick Meyer (35 shots, 34 saves). Hudson Valley – Bryan McDonald (16 shots, 16 saves), Alex Glessing (9 shots, 8 saves).