Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley's Jeff Beecher Named All-American Photo Available

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 5, 2005

Jeff Beecher
Jeff Beecher
Jeff Beecher (South Glens Falls/South Glens Falls High School), who recently completed his freshman season with the Hudson Valley Community College ice hockey team, has been named a Second Team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Beecher, a forward, was the Vikings top scoring threat in 2004-05. He ranked eighth in the NJCAA with 21 goals and 21 assists. His 42 points were the most by a Hudson Valley player since the 2001-02 season.

Hudson Valley finished the 2004-05 campaign with an 11-7-1 record and qualified for its first NJCAA tournament since 2001.