Men's Soccer

Hudson Valley Men's Soccer Ranked Fifth in NJCAA

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, September 11, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College (2-1-0) men's soccer team is ranked fifth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III poll that was released on Thursday, September 11.

Unranked in the preseason, Hudson Valley defeated seventh-ranked Springfield Tech, 3-0, and Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 6-3, in the Viking Classic on Saturday-Sunday, September 6-7. The Vikings suffered a 2-0 loss at SUNY Morrisville on Wednesday, September 10 for their first defeat of the year.

Senior Rafael Luna (Albany/Albany High School) leads the Viking attack with two goals and three assists on the year. Freshman Mike Vooris (Castleton/Maple Hill High School) has contributed three goals and one assist.

Hudson Valley will travel to second-ranked Herkimer Community College on Saturday, September 13. The game begins at 1 p.m.