Ice Hockey

Hockey Wins Opener

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, October 30, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College (1-0) ice hockey team rolled to a 6-0 win at County College of Morris (0-3) on Saturday night.

Sophomores Kenny Holvig (New City/Clarkstown South High School), Aaron Coopersmith (Souderton, PA/Souderton High School) and Richard McKenna (Greenwood Lake, NJ/Don Bosco Prep) each scored two goals for the Vikings. Sophomore Mike VanBaaren (Albany/LaSalle Institute) had three assists.

Sophomore goaltender Bryan McDonald (Ballston Lake/Shenendehowa High School) made 28 saves to pick up the shutout. He has shutout three of the last four opponents he has faced dating back to last season.

Scoring: Hudson Valley - Kenny Holvig 2-0, Aaron Coopersmith 2-1, Richard McKenna 2-0, Stephen Barrett 0-2, Mike VanBaaren 0-3, Chris Gramlich 0-1, Devin Krichbaum 0-1, Jeff Weaver 0-1.

Saves: Hudson Valley (Bryan McDonald 28)