Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Hockey Skates Past Ramapo Rangers

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, February 25, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (11-11-2) ice hockey team skated to a 7-2 win over the Ramapo Junior Rangers on Saturday in Englewood, N.J.

Sophomores Jeff Beecher (South Glens Falls/South Glens Falls High School) and Mike Devoid (Berwick, ME/Noble High School) each had two goals for Hudson Valley. Freshmen Kevin O’Connell (Schenectady/Colonie High School) and Jeff Reinhart (Troy/Lansingburgh High School) and sophomore Brent Fryer (Delmar/Bethlehem High School) also scored for the Vikings.

Sophomore Carmen Guyer (Melrose/Hoosic Valley High School) stopped 14 of the 16 shots he faced to pick up the win in net for Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley will host Hoosac School at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 in a final tune-up game before playing in the NJCAA Tournament next weekend in Buffalo.

Hudson Valley  3-1-3—7
Ramapo Rangers 1-1-0—2

Hudson Valley: Jeff Reinhart 1-0, Kevin O’Connell 1-2, Jeff Beecher 2-1, Mike Devoid 2-0, Jonathan Pritchard 0-2, Matt Wyld 0-1, Brent Fryer 1-1, Park 0-1, Luther 0-1, Dane Anderson 0-1, Brad McCormack 0-1.
Ramapo Rangers: Joe McFadden 1-0, Bennett Stellek 0-1, Bryan Whittaker 1-0, Joe Herman 0-1.

Hudson Valley – Carmen Guyer (60 minutes, 16 shots, 14 saves); Ramapo Rangers – Vin Januska (60 minutes, 55 shots, 48 saves).