Hudson Valley Community College Softball Opens Season with Road Trip

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier (518) 629-8063;
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, March 28, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (3-2) opened its season with a series of games in Cocoa Beach, FL this past week. The Vikings dropped their season opener to the College of DuPage, 12-4, before bouncing back with a 7-6 victory in the doubleheader on Tuesday. They faced Prairie State in a three-game series next, and the Vikings prevailed with two victories.

The team was led by Kayla Lynch (Colonie HS/Colonie) who went 9 for 18 at the plate on the week, and Ashley Steele (Shenendehowa HS/Malta) who was 8 for 17. The team is back in action Thursday, April 2, when they travel to face Delhi.