Ice Hockey

Vikings Sting Hornets of Broome, 8-4

CONTACT: R. Sean Coffey, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College hockey team defeated Broome Community College, 8-4, on Wednesday, Dec. 9. The high-scoring contest began with only one goal in the first period, coming from Viking forward Mike Walsh (La Salle, East Greenbush). Broome captured the lead in the second period, going up 2-1. Then, the Vikings got hot and scored seven unanswered goals, giving Hudson Valley a commanding 8-2 lead. Broome added two meaningless goals and the game went final at 8-4.

Four Vikings scored two goals apiece in the contest., Tim Zimmerman (Kings Park, Kings Park), Ryan Cappione, David Gordon (St. Mary's, Lynnfield, MA), and Walsh all netted two goals. Zimmerman added two assists as well.

The men will host County College of Morris on Friday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.