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Lacrosse

04/19/2008
Vikings Capture Seventh Straight Victory With 15-4 Win Against Jefferson

CONTACT: Athletic Department (518) 629-7328
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, April 19, 2008

Troy, NY – The Hudson Valley Community College men’s lacrosse team won its seventh straight game today with a 15-4 win over Jefferson Community College at HVCC Lacrosse Field.

Freshman midfielder Sean O’Connell (Troy, NY/LaSalle Institute) scored three goals in the first quarter, including two within a span 1:22 early in the quarter to give Hudson Valley a 3-0 lead.

The Vikings never trailed in the game, leading 4-1 after one quarter and 7-2 at halftime. Sophomore Chris Mastriani (Guilderland, NY/Guilderland), freshman midfielder Bryan O’Connell (Troy, NY/LaSalle Institute) and sophomore attackman Mark Petter (Niskayuna, NY/ Niskayuna) each scored in the second quarter for the Vikings.

In the third quarter, sophomore midfielder Ryan DeSalvatore (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) scored an unassisted goal less than a minute in to give Hudson Valley an 8-1 lead. The Cannoneers’ answered right back as freshman midfielder Tom Shaw scored his second goal of the game 1:05 later, but the Vikings scored four goals late in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.

Sophomore attackman Will Wilson-Jackson( Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) scored his first goal of the game at 5:11 of the quarter to give the Vikings a 9-3 lead. A few minutes later, Sophomore midfielder John Washburn (Loudonville, NY/CBA) notched his 18 th goal of the season at 2:03 and Bryan O’Connell and DeSalvatore added goals 12 seconds apart to give Hudson Valley a 12-3 lead after three quarters.

Sean O’Connell led the Vikings with three goals and three assists, while Bryan O’Connell collected two goals and two assists. DeSalvatore added two goals and one assist and Washburn chipped in with two goals in the win.

Freshman goalkeeper Kevin DeCelle ( Ballston Spa, NY/Ballston Spa) made nine saves in net for Hudson Valley.

The Vikings (11-3, 8-2) will be in action tomorrow as they visit Finger Lakes Community College. Game time against the Lakers is scheduled for 1 p.m.  

SCORING

TEAM

GOAL

ASSIST

Period

Time

Score

HVCC

Sean O’Connell

----------

1

12:47

1-0

HVCC

Sean O’Connell

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1

11:25

2-0

HVCC

Ryan Harper

Sean O’Connell

1

7:12

3-0

JCC

Tom Shaw

Sean McAuliffe

1

4:34

3-1

HVCC

Sean O’Connell

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1

1:10

4-1

JCC

Carl Urbaniak

Ben Call

2

14:45

4-2

HVCC

Chris Mastriani

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2

13:19

5-2

HVCC

Bryan O’Connell

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2

5:15

6-2

HVCC

Mark Petter

Bryan O’Connell

2

1:13

7-2

HVCC

Ryan DeSalvatore

----------

3

14:04

8-2

JCC

Tom Shaw

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3

13:09

8-3

HVCC

Will Wilson-Jackson

Sean O’Connell

3

5:11

9-3

HVCC

John Washburn

Ryan DeSalvatore

3

2:03

10-3

HVCC

Bryan O’Connell

Sean O’Connell

3

1:49

11-3

HVCC

Ryan DeSalvatore

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3

1:37

12-3

HVCC

Will Wilson-Jackson

Marc DeJordy

3

5:41

13-3

HVCC

John Washburn

Bryan O’Connell

4

4:21

14-3

HVCC

Ken Towne

----------

4

2:10

15-3

JCC

Dan Boshart

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4

0:53

15-4

GOALTENDING

Player (SCHOOL)

Minutes

GA

Saves

W/L

Devin Heldt (JCC)

60

15

9

L

Kevin DeCelle (HVCC)

60

4

9

W