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05/05/2008
Baseball And Softball Teams Open Region III Tournament Play On Tuesday
Baseball hosts Finger Lakes CC at 4 p.m. at Joe Bruno Stadium while the Lady Vikings travel to Monroe CC

CONTACT: Athletic Department (518) 629-7328
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, May 5, 2008

TROY, NY -- The Hudson Valley Community College baseball and softball teams have each been selected to participate in their respective NJCAA Region III Division III Tournaments and will play first round games on Tuesday, May 6.

The baseball team, which finished the year with a 27-8 record, is the tournament’s second seed. Hudson Valley will host No. 7 Finger Lakes at 4 p.m. at Joe Bruno Stadium.

The Lady Vikings finished the regular season with a 20-16 record and are the tournament’s eighth seed. Hudson Valley will visit No. 1 Monroe Community College at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Corning Community College will host the Region III softball final four and Genesee Community College will host the baseball final four. Both championships are a double elimination format and begin on Friday, May 9.

Tournament seedings and schedules are listed below.

NJCAA Region III Baseball Tournament
First Round (Tuesday, May 6)
No. 8 Niagara at No. 1 Erie
No. 7 Finger Lakes at No. 2 Hudson Valley (4 p.m. at Joe Bruno Stadium)
No. 6 Jamestown at No. 3 Herkimer
No. 5 Schenectady at No. 4 Genesee
Final Four (Friday-Saturday, May 9-10) at Genesee Community College

NJCAA Region III Softball Tournament
First Round (Tuesday, May 6)
No. 8 Hudson Valley at No. 1 Monroe (3:30 p.m. start)
No. 7 Jefferson at No. 2 Corning
No. 6 Broome at No. 3 Mohawk Valley
No. 5 Genesee at No. 4 Tompkins-Cortland
Final Four (Friday-Saturday, May 9-10) at Corning Community College