Softball Team Off To Best Start in Eight Years

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (8-2) defeated Columbia-Greene Community College (1-3) 11-2 and 13-2 in a double-header on Tuesday, March 29.

Meghan Matan (Shaker/Latham) hit a grand slam in game one to pace the way for the Vikings. Molly McDonough (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh) provided more run support with four RBIs, and Kate Cahrenger (Waterford-Halfmoon/Waterford) got the win on the mound. In game two, Matan picked up where she left off in the first game, going 2-4 with a double. Megan Mullholland (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh) and Aimee Lefebvre (Waterford-Halfmoon/Waterford) each went 2-4 at the plate and Lindsey Christopher (Stillwater/Stillwater) drove in two runs. Cherish Kilventon (Cohoes/Cohoes) got her fourth win on the season.

The Vikings are off to their best start in over eight seasons, going 8-2 through their first 10 games. The team travels to SUNY Delhi on Thursday, March 31 for a double-header starting at 3 p.m.