Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley's National Championship Men's Ice Hockey Team To Host Media Day On Thursday, November 1

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, October 31, 2001

TROY, NY – Hudson Valley Community College's ice hockey team, the defending junior college national champions, will host a media day.

WHEN: 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2001.

WHERE: In the ice rink at the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy NY.

WHAT: Hudson Valley's hockey players and coaches will be available for interviews and photographs. Refreshments will be available.

WHY: Only three collegiate teams won national championships in 2000-01 – Boston College (NCAA Division I), Plattsburgh State (NCAA Division III) and Hudson Valley (NJCAA). The Vikings, whose current roster includes 15 players from Section II high schools, return three All-Americans, including goalie Jason Vasco (CBA), a Clifton Park resident who was named 2000-01 NJCAA Region III Player of the Year.