Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley's Jeff Beecher Earns NJCAA Honor

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, February 7, 2005

Jeff Beecher (South Glens Falls/South Glens Falls High School), a freshman forward on the Hudson Valley Community College ice hockey team, was named the NJCAA Player of the Week for the period ending February 6, 2005.

Beecher recorded three goals and three assists in Hudson Valley's 10-0 win over County College of Morris on Saturday, February 5. It was Beecher's third hat trick of the season. He leads Hudson Valley with 16 goals and 18 assists this season.

Hudson Valley (9-6-1) will visit defending national champion Morrisville State College (16-1-0) on Friday, February 11. The game is slated to begin at 7 p.m.