Lacrosse Edges Mercyhurst

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, April 7, 2012

The Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team (6-4) defeated Mercyhurst North East (6-3) 9-8 on Saturday afternoon.

Mercyhurst went ahead by four goals in the third quarter, but freshman goaltender Andrew Reilly (Bethlehem/Bethlehem) shut them out in the fourth, coming up with eight key saves. Mason Agosto (Cary Grove/Cary Grove, IL) and Paul Bennett (Glens Falls/Glens Falls) each recorded three goals, and Eric Plant (Guilderland/Guilderland) added one goal and three assists.

The team travels to SUNY-Delhi on Wednesday, April 11 at 4 p.m.