Softball Edged in Doubleheader

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (3-7) lost to Mohawk Valley Community College (9-11) 8-7 and 7-6 on Wednesday afternoon.

Maggie Miller (Maple Hill/Schodack) pitched game one, and the Vikings fell one-run short. Miller recorded four strikeouts on the mound, and Emily Johnson (Tamarac/Wynantskill) went 4-4 at the plate with one RBI.

Hudson Valley threatened in the bottom of the seventh of game two, but was thrown out at the plate to end the game. Miller led the team with three hits, including a homerun, two singles and two RBIs. Katie Traver (Shenendehowa/Clifton Park) and Sam Mattey (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh) each recorded two hits in the tough loss.

The softball team hosts Broome on Saturday for a doubleheader at 1 p.m.