Hudson Valley Softball Downs Adirondack 6-4
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 6, 2003
The Hudson Valley Community College (28-6) softball team opened
defense of its 2002 NJCAA Region III title with a 6-4 win over Adirondack
Community College (19-6) in the opening round of the Region III tournament
earlier today in Troy.
Hudson Valley, the tournament's third seed, will face No. 2
Corning Community College in the semifinals on Friday. Corning advanced by
defeating SUNY Alfred, 3-0, earlier today.
With the score tied at 4-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning,
Hudson Valley freshman Rebecca Frederick (East Nassau/New Lebanon High
School) hit a two-out home run to left field to give the Lady Vikings a 5- 4 advantage.
Freshman Lauren Krogh (Troy/Troy High School) was two-for-three
with a double and two RBI to lead Hudson Valley. She also scored three
Sophomore pitcher Kim Prior (Coeymans/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High
School) ran her record to 9-2 on the season after relieving starter
Stephanie Goodspeed (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh High School) in the sixth
inning. Prior didn't allow a base runner over the final two innings.
Adirondack 020 020 0 – 4 5 3
Hudson Valley 001 302 x – 6 7 1
Adirondack: Shanna Beaulieu, Abbegail Therrien (4) and Beth Chadwick
Hudson Valley: Stephanie Goodspeed, Kim Prior (6) and Danielle Duggan and
Rebecca Frederick (6).