Softball Suffers First Losses of Season

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (4-2) lost to #2 Herkimer Country Community College (10-5) on Thursday afternoon. The Vikings lost game one, 20-5, and then lost game two, 14-6.

Chelsie Matala (Tamarac/Melrose), Alexandra Luscier (Troy/Troy) and Lauren Aitken (Maple Hill/Schodack) each recorded two hits in the game one loss to the number two team in the nation. Abby Coyne (Niskayuna/Niskayuna) led the Vikings in game two, going 3-3 at the plate with two RBIs. Jacqueline Rossi (Shaker/Latham) added two hits and Luscier added one hit and three RBIs.

The softball team travels to Adirondack next Monday for a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m.