Hudson Valley Softball Sweeps Prairie State

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, March 23, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College (2-4) softball team picked up its first two wins of the season with a doubleheader sweep of Prairie State College (IL) earlier today at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. The Lady Vikings won both games by identical 11-3 scores.

Sophomore pitcher Stephanie Goodspeed (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh High School) pitched a complete-game, one-hitter in the opener for Hudson Valley. She fanned six batters and walked none. At the plate, Goodspeed had three singles and four runs batted in.

Freshman second baseman Mindy McDonough (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh High School) added three hits in the opener for the Lady Vikings.

McDonough had two hits, including a double, and freshman first baseman Reality Price (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) had three singles to lead Hudson Valley in the nightcap. Sophomore pitcher Samantha Zotto (Troy/Troy High School) scattered six hits over five innings.

Hudson Valley will meet the College of DuPage (IL) for a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 24 at noon.

Game 1
Prairie State	000 210 –  3  1  2
Hudson Valley	240 005 – 11  7  2
Prairie State: Karwowki and Feak
Hudson Valley: Stephanie Goodspeed and Becky Frederick
Game 2
Hudson Valley	621 11 – 11  13  3
Prairie State	000 03 –  3   6  2
Hudson Valley: Samantha Zotto and Dana Herchenroder
Prairie State: McNulty and Coulom