Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Upsets Morrisville

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, September 07, 2005

For the second consecutive game, the Hudson Valley Community College men's soccer team was tied, 1-1, after 90 minutes of regulation play and for the second straight game, Hudson Valley came up with the game winner in a 2-1 win at Morrisville State College on Wednesday night. Morrisville entered the game ranked No. 14 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll.

Hudson Valley's Corey Terpening (Waterford Halfmoon HS/Waterford, NY) scored the first goal of the contest minutes into the second half to give the Vikings the lead. Minutes later, Morrisville State midfielder Quinton Rogers (Brockport HS/Brockport, NY) tied the contest at one, netting the Mustang goal from a direct kick.

Just over eight minutes into the first overtime period, Terpening struck again, heading the game winning goal into the back of the net off a direct kick from Matt Lathrop (Albany HS/Albany, NY).

Morrisville State goalkeeper, Brian Hope (Rocky Point HS/Rocky Point, NY) recorded six saves in the loss. Nick Marciano (Colonie HS/Colonie, NY) saved nine for the Vikings, earning the win in goal.

Hudson Valley will visit the nation's top-ranked team, Herkimer County Community College, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 10.

Goals by period 1 2 OT Tot
Hudson Valley 0 1 1 2
Morrisville State 0 1 0 1

1. 47:37 HVCC Corey Terpening (unassisted)
2. 55:01 MSC Quinton Rogers (2) (unassisted) - Goal off direct kick
3. 98:28 HVCC Corey Terpening (Matt Lathrop)

Shots: Hudson Valley 13, Morrisville State 17
Saves: Hudson Valley 9 (Nick Marciano 9), Morrisville State 6
(Brian Hope 6)