Hudson Valley Softball Receive Third Seed in Region III Tournament

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, May 2, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College (22-8-1) softball team has received the third seed in the NJCAA Region III Division III tournament, and will host sixth seeded Mohawk Valley Community College (18-13) in the sub-regional game on Tuesday, May 4. The game time will be announced on Monday, May 3.

The winner of Tuesday's game will advance to a four-team double-elimination tournament on May 7-9 in Corning. The Region III tournament champion will advance to the NJCAA Division III World Series on May 20-22 in Joliet, Illinois.

Hudson Valley swept Mohawk Valley, 14-4, 10-1, on April 12, in the previous meeting of the two schools.

Sophomore Stephanie Goodspeed (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh High School) is leading Hudson Valley with a .494 (44-for-89) batting average and 31 RBI. On the mound, she is 11-5 with a 1.66 ERA.

NJCAA Region III Division III Tournament
Tuesday, May 4
#8 Columbia-Greene Community College at #1 Monroe Community College
#5 Broome Community College at #4 Herkimer County Community College
#6 Mohawk Valley Community College at #3 Hudson Valley Community College
#7 Tompkins-Cortland Community College at #2 Corning Community College

Friday-Sunday, May 7-9 (Corning)
Sub-regional winners advance to double-elimination tournament