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03/26/2005
Baseball Wins Three Straight at Harford, Union County

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, March 26, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College baseball team improved its record to 5-1 on the season with three wins over the weekend. Hudson Valley defeated Harford Community College, 10-3, on Friday, March 25. The Vikings completed the perfect weekend with a doubleheader sweep over Union County College on Saturday, March 26. Hudson valley took the opener, 12-0, and the nightcap, 6-2.

Sophomore pitcher William Lewis struck out 11 batters over five scoreless inning to lead Hudson Valley past Harford. Freshman Junior Villalona led the Vikings at the plate three hits, including two doubles, and five RBI.

Sophomore pitcher Anthony Bloomfield hurled six scoreless innings for the Vikings in the opener against Union County. Freshman Mike Ruffinen had a home run and three RBI and sophomore Dan Bruno doubled and tripled.

In the nightcap, sophomore catcher Craig Mastroianni had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs to pace Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley 000 342 001 – 10 9 0
Harford 000 000 300 – 3 3 2

Hudson Valley battery: William Lewis, Mike Ruffinen (6), Ed Byrnes (7), Nick Testo (8), Jose Duverge (9) and Craig Mastroianni.

Harford battery: Selley, Goffigan (6), Meads (8) and Heart.

Game 1
Hudson Valley 032 043 0 – 12 11 0
Union County 000 000 0 – 0 5 3

Hudson Valley battery: Anthony Bloomfield, Josh Frank (7) and Tom Zink. Union County battery: Culo, Loria (5), Gonzalez (6) and Zika

Game 2 Hudson Valley 300 021 0 – 6 11 2
Union County 000 002 0 – 2 4 3

Hudson Valley battery: Sean Rowland, Junior Villalona (6) and Craig Mastroianni

Union County battery: Hernandez and Zika