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04/08/2006
Hudson Valley Softball Splits with Herkimer

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, April 8, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (8-5/1-1 Region III) softball team split a doubleheader with Herkimer County Community College (7-4/2-2 Region III) earlier today in Troy. Hudson Valley won the opener, 3-0, and dropped the nightcap, 3-2.

Freshman pitcher Tracy Chesebrough (Duanesburg/Duanesburg High School) tossed a three-hitter for Hudson Valley in the opener. She struck out 14 and walked two. Sophomore Laura Rogers (Greenwich/Schuylerville High School) and freshman Jessica Surette (Berwick, ME/Noble High School) each had two hits for Hudson Valley.

Herkimer scored three runs in the first inning of the nightcap and the Lady Vikings were unable to make up the difference.

Freshman Sarah Spellman (Bethlehem/Bethlehem High School) had a solo home run for Hudson Valley in the second game.

Game 1
Herkimer      000 000 0 – 0 3 2
Hudson Valley 100 002 x – 3 9 0

Herkimer battery: Kayla Wallenhorst and Lauren Clark
Hudson Valley battery: Tracy Chesebrough and Talia Valenti

Game 2
Herkimer      300 000 0 – 3 6 1
Hudson Valley 100 100 0 – 2 4 1

Herkimer battery: Kayla Wallenhorst and Lauren Clark
Hudson Valley battery: Kim Wintergerst, Laura Rogers (1) and Talia Valenti