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Softball

04/01/2006
Hudson Valley Softball Sweeps Dutchess

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, April 1, 2006

Freshman pitcher Tracy Chesebrough (Duanesburg/Duanesburg High School) picked up a pair of complete game wins in leading the Hudson Valley Community College (7-4) softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Dutchess Community College. Hudson Valley won the opener, 11-0, and took the second game, 5-1.

Chesebrough only allowed one hit in the opening game. She struck out eight and walked three. She scattered five hits over seven innings in the nightcap, striking out eight and walking one.

Freshman catcher Talia Valenti (Troy/Troy High School) was three-for-four with a double and a three-run home run for the Lady Vikings in the first game. Chesebrough was two-for-three with a three-run triple.

Chesebrough had a two-run triple in the sixth inning of the nightcap that gave Hudson Valley the lead for good.

Hudson Valley will host Columbia-Greene Community College at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4.

Game 1
Hudson Valley  200 90 – 11 9 0
Dutchess       000 00 –  0 1 1

Hudson Valley: Tracy Chesebrough and Talia Valenti
Dutchess: Erica Coughlin, Amanda Vetrano (4) and Katrina Baldino

Game 2
Hudson Valley 010 003 1 – 5 7 0
Dutchess      000 010 0 – 1 5 1

Hudson Valley: Tracy Chesebrough and Talia Valenti
Dutchess: Amanda Vetrano and Katrina Baldino