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Lacrosse

03/25/2004
Lacrosse Drops Opening Game

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, March 25

The Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team suffered a 9-7 setback at Broome Community College on Wednesday. It was the season-opening game for both teams.

There were five ties and three lead changes in the contest.

Sophomore Eric DeSalvatore (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa High School) led Hudson Valley with three goals and an assist. Sophomore Joe Whaley (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) added two goals.

Hudson Valley 	1 2 2 2 -- 7 
Broome		1 2 3 3 -- 9 
Hudson Valley goals-assists: Eric DeSalvatore 3-1, Joe Whaley 2-1, Willie Munoz 1-0, Don Kozak 1-0.

Broome goals-assists: Justin Deemie 2-2, Mike Schanz 2-1, Nick Smith 1-1, Brad Laszewski 1-0, Steve Smith 1-0, Paul Smith 1-0, Ryan MacDonald 1-0, Dan Deemie 0-1.

Man up: Hudson Valley 0-4; Broome 2-8. Ground balls: Hudson Valley 30; Broome 34. Faceoffs: Hudson Valley 9; Broome 10.
Shots: Hudson Valley 42; Broome 40. Goalie saves: Joe Coppola (Hudson Valley) 10; Brett Berdine (Broome) 17.