Hudson Valley Community College Lacrosse Falls to # 1 Ranked Team

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, April 5, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team suffered its first setback in Region III play this year with a 28-8 loss to the top-ranked team in the nation, Onondaga Community College. Onondaga scored 16 goals in the first two quarters and never looked back.

The Vikings, who are ranked ninth in the most recent NJCAA national poll, received a strong performance from Jordan Jacques (Christian Brothers Academy/Cohoes), who had five goals. Sean O’Connell (LaSalle Institute/Troy) added one goal and one assist, while Kevin DeCelle (Ballston Spa/Malta) recorded 11 saves in goal.

The team takes to the field again this Wednesday when it hosts Finger Lakes Community College.