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Ice Hockey

11/30/2007
Hudson Valley Hockey Defeats Morris

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, November 30, 2007

The Hudson Valley Community College (3-4-1) ice hockey team received goals from six different players in a 6-1 win over County College of Morris (6-7) this evening in Troy.

The Vikings took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission on goals by Ryan Honeycutt (South Attleboro, MA/Attleboro High School) and Maverick Erikson (Clarkston, MI/Clarkston High School).

Hudson Valley made it 3-0 on a goal by Tom Phibbs (Troy/LaSalle Institute) before Morris capitalized off a power play and cut its deficit to 3-1 on a goal by Tom Benton.

However, the Vikings put the game away on a breakaway goal by Eric Nichols (Burnt Hills/Burnt Hills High School) with 2:24 remaining in the second period.

The Vikings received third period insurance goals from Eric Olds (Scotia/CBA) and Paul Chamberlain (Niskayuna/Niskayuna High School).

Goaltender Jonathan Morales (San Diego, CA/Grossmont High School) stopped 15 of the 16 shots he faced to earn the win.

Morris         0 1 0 – 1
Hudson Valley  2 2 2 – 6

Scoring

First Period: 1. HV-Ryan Honeycutt (Paul Chamberlain, Nick Kemp), 8:38 PPG; 2. HV-Maverick Erikson (Nick Kemp, Matt Rodgers), 11:57

Second Period: 3. HV-Tom Phibbs (Scott Walker, Paul Chamberlain), 5:15; 4. CCM-Tom Benton (Chris de Iturrondo, Mike Turner), 16:17 PPG; 5. HV-Eric Nichols (Ryan Honeycutt, Ian Singleton), 17:56.

Third Period: 6. HV-Eric Olds (Maverick Erikson), 7:38 PPG; 7. HV-Paul Chamberlain (Ryan Honeycutt, Tom Phibbs), 14:57 PPG.

Goalies

CCM-Sean Griese (60 minutes, 41 shots, 35 saves); HV-Jonathan Morales (60 minutes, 16 shots, 15 saves).

Shots on goal: CCM- 5-7-4—16; HV- 16-11-14—41