Softball Sweeps Erie

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, March 28, 2003

Sophomore pitcher Kim Prior (Coeymans/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) allowed only one hit over two games to lead the Hudson Valley Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Erie Community College. The Lady Vikings won the opener, 16-0, and the nightcap, 15-0.

Prior struck out four and allowed only one hit in the opener. Sonia Altamura (Mechanicville/Mechanicville High School) led the way offensively for Hudson Valley with a three-run home run. Freshman Danielle Duggan (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) had a double and two RBI while sophomore Lee Geddes (Loudonville/Colonie High School) was three-for-three with two RBI.

Prior tossed a no-hitter in the second game, allowing Hudson Valley to even its record at 3-3 on the year. Duggan finished with two hits and four RBI. Freshmen Samantha Zotto (Troy/Troy High School) and Meg McLoughlin (Troy/Troy High School) drove in two runs apiece.