Ice Hockey

Hockey Stung by Hornets of Broome on "Senior Night"

CONTACT: R. Sean Coffey, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010

The Hudson Valley Community College hockey team (15-5) fell on "Senior Night" to Broome Community College, 6-3, on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Broome jumped to a 3-0 lead early in the second period, leaving the Vikings in a big hole. Mike Walsh (LaSalle, East Greenbush) scored to cut the Hornet lead to two at the start of the third. David Gordon (St. Mary's, Lynnfield, MA) then followed with another Viking goal and gave Hudson Valley hope, down 3-2, but the Hornets would score two consecutive goals to push the lead back to three, 5-2. Hudson Valley was eventually defeated, 6-3.

Anthony Girard (Okanason Hockey Academy, San Diego, CA) added the third Viking goal.

The Vikings travel to Erie Community College on Saturday, Feb. 20 playing a double-header to close out the regular-season.