Sporting events coming this January

Shelby Collins
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As January comes to a close Hudson Valley is hosting a variety of team and campus-wide events.

Women’s golf pre-season meeting is Jan. 25 in the McDonough Sports Complex.

The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. in room 202. Alyssa Ruggiero, who led last season’s team to a final record of 1-0, will be the head coach again this season..

The Spring Sports Challenge begins Jan. 26 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center.

Interested students meet and compete every consecutive Thursday through the end of the semester. Events and activities are held in the first floor of the Campus Center.

Community Sports Day is being hosted on Jan. 28 in McDonough.

From 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. students can enjoy three home games, including the men’s and women’s basketball games against Herkimer County Community College and one of the Vikings final hockey games against Broome Community College. There will be food, festivities and prizes.

The women’s basketball team has had a losing streak this sports season with a record of 3-11. In past years, the Vikings have beaten Herkimer by a comfortable margin. Last season, Herkimer had the upper hand and won both games.

The men’s basketball team currently has a 10-7 record. In past years, they’ve struggled against Herkimer, losing most games since the 2008-2009 season.

The men’s ice hockey team currently has a record of 6-10-1. In past years, the Vikings have defeated Broome by a wide margin. This season, the hockey team has won all three games against Broome.

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