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10/11/2005
Hudson Valley is Ranked 16th in NJCAA Poll

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, October 11, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (4-2) football team is ranked No. 16 in the latest NJCAA Division I poll.

The Vikings shutout Morrisville State College, 14-0, last Saturday, October 8, and will host Alfred State College (3-3) at 1 p.m. this Saturday, October 15. It is the final home game of the season for Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley’s defense is allowing only 161.5 yards per game, which ranks fifth in the country and is tops in the Northeast Football Conference. Sophomore linebacker John Fuschino (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa High School) leads the team with 54 tackles. Freshman defensive end Chuck Valente (Wynantskill/Troy High School) tops the conference with three forced fumbles and has contributed 20 tackles.

NJCAA Football Poll

No. College Record
1 Butler County (KS) 7-0
2 Blinn (TX) 5-0
3 Pearl River (MS) 3-0
4t Nassau 6-0
4t Snow (UT) 6-0
6 Glendale (AZ) 5-0
7 Grand Rapids (MI) 6-1
8 Dixie State (UT) 5-1
9 Minnesota West 6-0
10 Coffeyville (KS) 6-1
11 Erie 5-1
12 Rochester (MN) 6-1
13 Trinity Valley (TX) 4-2
14 Northeast Mississippi 3-0
15 Garden City (KS) 5-2
16 Hudson Valley 4-2
17 Mississippi Gulf Coast 2-1
18 William Rainey Harper (IL) 5-2
19 Scottsdale (AZ) 3-2
20 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 4-2