Hudson Valley Community College Lacrosse Falls in Region III Semifinals

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, May 2, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team (12-4) fell to Herkimer County Community College 15-11 in the semifinals of the Region III tournament.

The Vikings, who are ranked No. 6 in the nation in the latest NJCAA poll, trailed 11-7 after three quarters and could not make up the difference in the fourth quarter. It was the second meeting of the season between the two teams, with the Vikings prevailing 15-14 the first time.

Herkimer, who is currently ranked No. 8 in the nation, advances to the Region III championship game where they will face No. 1 ranked Onondaga.