Ice Hockey

Three Vikings Earn All-Region Honors

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

The #3 Hudson Valley Community College men’s hockey team (12-6) had two freshmen in William Huber (Arlington/Hopewell) and James Murphy (Comsewogue, Long Island) earn First Team All-Region and All-Rookie Team honors, while sophomore Nick Inella (Schreiber/Port Washington) also earned First Team All-Region honors on Thursday morning.

Huber is tied with Murphy for most points in the nation with 51, and is tied for most assists in the nation with 24. He is second in the nation in goals with 27, trailing only Murphy who leads with 32. Huber’s play also earned him Rookie-of-the-Year honors. Inella has two goals and 21 assists on the season, which put him in a tie for fifth in the nation.

The Vikings head into the Nationals riding a three-game winning streak, when they take on #2 Williston State College (16-14) out of Williston, ND, on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The winner of the game will take on the winner of #1 Monroe Community College (18-7) and #4 Erie Community College (13-7) on Sunday at 2 p.m., to play for the National Championship. Fans can watch all the live action at the following link: