Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer's Rally Falls Short to #3 Hawks

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s soccer team (2-3) lost to #3 Mohawk Valley Community College (8-2) 4-3 on Wednesday afternoon.

The Vikings trailed the #3 team in the nation, 3-0 at the half, but battled back in the second. Alex VanAuken (Greenville/Medusa) scored two quick goals in the second half, assisted by Mattia Robustiano (Mohonasen/Rotterdam) and Samantha McGrath (Mohonasen/Rotterdam) to pull within one. Mohawk Valley tacked on another goal to make it 4-2, but Tiara Kruzinski (Mohonasen/Rotterdam) scored with six minutes remaining to make it a one-goal game. The Vikings continued to put on pressure but fell just short, 4-3.

The women host their first game of the season next Wednesday against Herkimer at 2 p.m.