Hudson Valley Community College Men’s and Women’s Soccer off to Perfect Start
CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008
The Hudson Valley Community College Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams hit the road Labor Day weekend to kickoff the 2008-2009 season. On Friday, Aug. 29, the women’s soccer team (2-0) recorded a 3-0 victory over Jamestown Community College, following it up with a 5-1 defeat of Erie CC on Saturday, Aug. 30.
The men’s soccer team (2-0) shutout Jamestown Community College 3-0 on Saturday to start their season. Michael Ackerman scored 2 goals, Garrett Roland 1, and Stephen Deeb contributed 2 assists. Bryan MacCormack and Trent Mendrysa had 2 saves apiece to shutout Jamestown. In their second contest, the Vikings defeated Alfred State 3-0, receiving one goal apiece from Michael Ackerman and Dennis Forward. Goalie Bryan MacCormack recorded 9 saves in the victory.
Both the men and women face Herkimer County Community College in their next contest. The men are scheduled for their home opener on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m., with the women visiting Herkimer on Saturday.