Hudson Valley’s Sean O’Connell Named NJCAA Region 3 Male Athlete Of The Week

CONTACT: Athletic Department (518) 629-7328
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, April 22, 2008

Troy, NY – Hudson Valley Community College men’s lacrosse player Sean O’Connell (Troy, NY/ LaSalle Institute) was named the NJCAA Region 3 Male Athlete of the Week, it was announced today.

The freshman midfielder led the Vikings with 19 points (9g, 10a) last week as Hudson Valley extended its winning streak to 7 games with a perfect 4-0 mark.

O’Connell recorded four goals and two assists in the Vikings’ 15-3 win over Mohawk Valley (April 15) and registered three goals and three assists in a 15-4 win over Jefferson on April 19.

He leads the team in goals (29), assists (16) and points (45). O’Connell has recorded a goal in 13 of 15 games this season, including eight multiple-goal games and 10 multiple-point games.

The Vikings (12-3, 9-2) return to action on Thursday, when they host Herkimer County Community College (9-1, 7-0) at 3:30 p.m.