No. 10 Lacrosse Falls to No. 5 Genesee

CONTACT: Lawrence Snyder, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, March 31, 2017

The No. 10 Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team (2-3) lost to No. 5 Genesee Community College (5-2) 23-9 on Friday evening.

The Cougars grabbed two quick goals in the first quarter, despite the Vikings offense holding possession of the ball for most the quarter. With two minutes remaining in the first, the Vikings scored their third straight goal to lead the Cougars 3-2. As time expired Genesee found the back of the net, to tie the score 3-3.

Unable to score in the second quarter, Hudson Valley trailed Genesee the remainder of the game.

Neil Swingruber (Ballston Spa/Ballston Spa) and Josh Moseman (Ballston Spa/Ballston Spa) led the Vikings with two goals each. Austin Hinderliter (Johnstown/Ephratah), Aaron Thorpe (Ballston Spa/Malta), Chris Breault (Agawam/Agawam, MA), and Mark Calicchia (Shaker/Loudonville) each added a goal in the loss.

The men host Mercyhurst North East on Sunday at 2 p.m.