Hudson Valley Men’s Soccer Defeats Clinton
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, September 14, 2007
The Hudson Valley Community College (4-3/2-3 Region III) men’s soccer team rallied for a 2-1 win over Clinton Community College (1-4/1-4 Region III) today in Troy.
Colin Cummings gave Clinton a 1-0 lead in the 19th minute when he scored on a direct kick from 25 yards out.
The Vikings tied the game at 1-1 in the 42nd minute when freshman Mike Ackerman (Castleton/Maple Hill High School) scored on a penalty kick after he was dragged down in the box.
Hudson Valley took the lead for good on a goal by Dinwal Gray (Jamaica) with 40:11 remaining in the second half.
Hudson Valley freshman goalie Trent Mendrysa (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) stopped three shots to preserve the win for the Vikings.
Clinton 1 0 – 1
Hudson Valley 1 1 – 2
Clinton: Colin Cummings 1-0
Hudson Valley: Mike Ackerman 1-0, Dinwal Gray 1-0, Jerome Reynolds 0-1
Clinton: Garrett Hume 10
Hudson Valley: Trent Mendrysa 3
Shots on goal
Hudson Valley 23