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04/30/2006
Hudson Valley Softball Swept by Monroe

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, April 30, 2006

Monroe Community College (22-8/16-0 Region III) allowed Hudson Valley Community College (20-9/11-5 Region III) only four hits in a doubleheader sweep over the Lady Vikings earlier today in Troy. Monroe won the opener, 4-1, and the second game, 5-1.

Sophomore Melissa Flint (Barker) allowed just one run on one hit in the opening game win for Monroe. She struck out seven and walked three.

Leading 2-1 entering the sixth inning, Monroe freshman Alison Duff (Brockport) hit a two-run home run to left field to give the Tribunes a commanding 4-1 advantage.

Freshman Tara Ragowski (Buffalo) hit a solo shot to left in the fifth inning for Monroe.

Hudson Valley’s lone hit came with one out in the seventh inning by sophomore Erica Serrano (Troy/Troy High School).

Sophomore Erin Green (Fairport) allowed just three hits and an unearned run in the nightcap for Monroe. She fanned four and walked none.

A two-run single by Erin Clingersmith (Buffalo) gave Monroe a 5-1 lead in the sixth inning of the second game. She finished the game two-for-three.

Freshman Sarah Spellman (Bethlehem/Bethlehem High School) had an RBI single for Hudson Valley in the first inning.

Game 1
  Monroe        100 102 0 – 4 4 1
  Hudson Valley 000 100 0 – 1 1 1

Monroe battery: Melissa Flint and Sam Reynolds
Hudson Valley battery: Tracy Chesebrough and Talia Valenti

Game 2
  Monroe        200 003 0 – 5 8 2
  Hudson Valley 100 000 0 – 1 3 5

Monroe battery: Erin Green and Sam Reynolds
Hudson Valley battery: Tracy Chesebrough and Talia Valenti