Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley's Jeff Beecher and Devin Krichbaum Recognized by Region III

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

Freshman Jeff Beecher (South Glens Falls/South Glens Falls High School) and sophomore Devin Krichbaum (Pattersonville/Sault Ste Marie, MI High School), members of the Hudson Valley Community College ice hockey team, earned Second Team All-Region III honors for their performance during the 2004-05 season.

Beecher, a forward, led the Vikings with 21 goals and 21 assists on the year. His 42 points are the most for a Hudson Valley player since the 2001-02 season. Beecher also was named to the Region III All-Rookie team.

Krichbaum, a defenseman, finished the year with four goals and 16 assists. He completed his Hudson Valley career with nine goals and 22 assists.

Hudson Valley finished its season with an 11-8-1 record.