Softball Sweeps Delhi

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, April 16, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team has won seven straight games after sweeping a doubleheader from SUNY Delhi Saturday afternoon. Hudson Valley won the opener, 20-1, and the nightcap, 13-0.

Hudson Valley pounded out 18 hits in the opener. Freshman Ashley Byerwalters (Ravena/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) was five-for-five with two RBI and four runs scored. Sophomore Annemarie Nelson (Nassau/Columbia High School) finished with two hits and drove in six runs. Freshman Kayle Countermine (Schenectady/Schalmont High School) was three-for-four with an RBI.

Sophomore pitcher Jessalyn Hotaling (Coeymans Hollow/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) picked up the win on the mound. She allowed one unearned run on one hit, striking out five and walking three.

Freshman Kim Wintergerst (Burnt Hills/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School) tossed a three-hit shutout for the Lady Vikings in the second game. She struck out six and walked none.

Byerwalters and freshman Laura Rogers (Greenwich/Schuylerville High School) each had three hits and three RBI to lead Hudson Valley at the plate.

Game 1
Hudson Valley	563 33 – 20  18  2
Delhi		100 00 –  1   1  5

Hudson Valley battery: Jessalyn Hotaling and Dana Herchenroder

Delhi battery: Holley and Wells

Game 2
Hudson Valley	01(10) 02 – 13  17  1
Delhi		000    00 –  0   3  1

Hudson Valley battery: Kim Wintergerst and Kayle Countermine

Delhi battery: Clark and Wells