Ice Hockey

Hockey Downs Mohawk Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Freshman Kevin Fairchild (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) scored two goals, including the eventual game-winning goal, to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (2-3/2-2 Region III) ice hockey team to a 5-2 win at Mohawk Valley Community College (2-3/1-3 Region III) on Tuesday.

Hudson Valley opened a 2-0 lead after the first period on goals by sophomore Drew Reynolds (Troy/LaSalle Institute) and Fairchild.

Mohawk Valley cut the lead in half on a goal by Nick Snyder, 4:18 into the second half.

However, Fairchild’s game-winner came at 14:30 in the second half to put Hudson Valley up 3-1.

Sophomore Steve Passineau (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) and freshman Robert Horne (Pittsfield, MA/The White Oak School) also scored for Hudson Valley.

Sophomore goaltender Dan Silver (Soldotna, AK/Kenai High School) stopped 20 shots in net for the Vikings.

Hudson Valley 2-1-2—5
Mohawk Valley 0-1-1—2


Mohawk Valley: Nick Snyder 2-0, Rick Stanek 0-1, Jordan Anderson 0-1.

Hudson Valley: Tom Phibbs 0-1, Kevin Fairchild 2-0, Dane Anderson 0-2, Drew Reynolds 1-0, Ben Norris 0-1, Robert Horne 1-0, Kevin O’Connell 0-2, Brian Pekala 0-1, Steve Passineau 1-0.


Mohawk Valley-Sam Myers 32; Hudson Valley – Dan Silver 20.