Women's Soccer

Hudson Valley Women's Soccer Falls to Herkimer

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, October 22, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College women's soccer team had its season come to a close earlier today with a 1-0 loss at Herkimer County Community College in the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region III Division III tournament.

Hudson Valley finishes its season with a 10-7 record while Herkimer, the nation's third-ranked team, improves to 15-2-1.

The two teams played to a scoreless first half. Sophomore goalkeeper Amy Trowbridge (Chatham/Chatham High School) made several key saves for Hudson Valley in the first half. She finished with 19 saves in the game.

Herkimer took the lead on a goal by freshman Heidi Quay (Galway) with 21:33 remaining in the contest.

Hudson Valley fought back throughout the game, including several shots by leading scorer Elizabeth O'Brien (Troy/Lansingburgh High School), but was unable to find the back of the net.

"We've had a great season," said Hudson Valley co-head coach Jamie Trudeau. "These girls have worked hard all season. It was a tough loss today, but we've accomplished a lot this season."

Hudson Valley     0  0 – 0 
Herkimer          0  1 – 1 

Scoring: Herkimer – Heidi Quay 1-0.

Saves: Hudson Valley – Amy Trowbridge 19. Herkimer Jennifer Ferrucci 6.