Hudson Valley Community College Women’s Softball .500 Over Holiday Weekend

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, April 13, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (7-7) went 2-2 in competition over the holiday weekend.

On Saturday, the Vikings were swept by visiting Genesee Community College 15-7 and 5-4. In the first game, Kayla Lynch (Colonie HS/Colonie) and Courtney Pugliese (Mohonasen HS/Rotterdam) each went 2 for 4 at the plate, while Megan McGurn (Bethlehem HS/Slingerlands) was 2 for 3 at the plate in the second game.

On Monday, the Vikings traveled to face Columbia-Greene Community College. In the opening game, Megan McGurn and Ashley Steele (Shenedehowa HS/Malta) were both 2 for 4 at the plate, leading the Vikings to a 12-3 victory. The second half of the doubleheader was an 8-0 shutout victory by the Vikings. Winning pitcher Megan McGurn recorded the shutout, while Kayla Lynch and Laci Sullivan (Schuylerville HS/Schuylerville) were both 2 for 3 at the plate.

The Vikings are back in action this Tuesday when they travel to face North Country Community College.