Hudson Valley Hockey Blanks Erie
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, January 13, 2005
Sophomore goalie Bryan McDonald (Ballston Lake/Shenendehowa High School) recorded his third shutout of the season in leading the Hudson Valley Community College (8-3/4-3 Region III) ice hockey team to a 3-0 win over Erie Community College (1-7/1-7 Region III) earlier tonight in Troy.
McDonald stopped 30 shots in the game, including a pair of breakaway chances in the second period, to preserve the victory.
Sophomore Travis Larson (Burnt Hills/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High
School) opened the scoring for the Vikings with a goal 2:18 into the game. Hudson Valley went up 2-0 on a goal by sophomore Stephen Barrett (Claverack/Hudson High School). Freshman Jeff Beecher added an empty net goal late in the third period for his team-leading 12th goal of the year.
Hudson Valley will visit SUNY Canton on Saturday, January 15. The game is slated to start at 2:30 p.m.
Erie 0 0 0 – 0
Hudson Valley 2 0 1 – 3
First Period: 1. Hudson Valley – Travis Larson (Drew Luther, Brent Fryer), 2:18; 2. Hudson Valley – Stephen Barrett (Mike Van Baaren, Devin Krichbaum), 11:33.
Third Period: 3. Hudson Valley – Jeff Beecher (unassisted), 18:16.
Shots on goal: Erie 10-12-8—30. Hudson Valley 9-8-5—22
Goalies: Erie – Tom Glenn (21 shots, 19 saves); Hudson Valley – Bryan McDonald (30 shots, 30 saves)