Ice Hockey

**Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity**

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, February 23, 2000

     Hudson Valley Community College's top-seeded hockey team takes to the ice at the college's Conway Ice Arena at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 24 in game two of the NJCAA Region III Ice Hockey Championship. The Vikings (20-4) will play the winner of a Friday night matchup featuring Mohawk Valley Community College (14-10) and Erie Community College (13-9-2).

     If Hudson Valley triumphs in Saturday's contest, they will advance to the tournament final, at noon on Sunday, February 25. The overall winner advances to the national championship, held March 10-11 in Bottineau, N.D.