Hudson Valley Soccer Teams Invited to Region III Tournament
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 429-9486
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The Hudson Valley Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams have each received their invitations to compete in their respective 2007 NJCAA Region III tournaments. Both teams will begin first round play this Saturday, October 20.
The Hudson Valley women’s soccer team completed its 2007 regular season campaign with a 9-5-1 record and has earned a seventh seed in the tournament. The Lady Vikings will host No. 10 SUNY Cobleskill at noon on Saturday. The winner will advance to take on No. 2 Tompkins Cortland Community College at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
Hudson Valley and Cobleskill met previously this year on September 15 in Cobleskill. Hudson Valley won that game 5-2.
Hudson Valley’s men’s team finished the year with a 9-8 record and has drawn a 10 seed in the tournament. Hudson Valley will visit No. 7 Broome Community College on Saturday. The winner of that game will visit No. 2 Herkimer County Community College on Tuesday.
A pair of Maple Hill High School products lead the Hudson Valley squads this year. Sophomore Brenna Mereness has 18 goals and four assists for the women’s team and freshman Mike Ackerman paces the men’s team with 13 goals and three assists.