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02/19/2013
Hockey Heads to Nationals- Follow LIVE on Saturday

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7180, j.hoyt@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

The #3 Hudson Valley Community College men’s hockey team (12-6) heads to Nationals this weekend in Rochester. The Vikings earned the #3 seed and will face off against #2 Williston State College (16-14) out of Williston, ND, on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

The Vikings head into the game riding a three-game winning streak, led behind forwards James Murphy (Comsewogue, Long Island) and William Huber (Arlington/Hopewell). Murphy leads the Nation in goals with 32, and is tied with Huber for most points in the Nation with 51. Huber trails only Murphy in goals with 27, and is tied for most assists in the Nation with 24.

The winner of the game will take on the winner of #1 Monroe Community College (18-7) and #4 Erie Community College (13-7) on Sunday at 2 p.m., to play for the National Championship. Fans can watch all the live action at the following link: http://www.ihigh.com/monroetribunes/.