Wrap up of the week: Oct. 14-20

Brian Dengler
Staff Writer

Women's soccer led a decisive win against Bergen College on Tuesday Oct 17. COURTESY OF ATHLETICS.HVCC.EDU

Women’s soccer led a decisive win against Bergen College on Tuesday Oct 17.

Women’s Volleyball

Women’s volleyball collected a win this week in their final home game of the season against Ulster County Community College.

Their first set was the closest of the evening, as Hudson Valley claimed the first point with a 25-17 victory.

Unfortunately for Ulster, they couldn’t turn things around on their second try and the Vikings took the set 25-13.
In the final set, Hudson Valley solidified a proud W, scoring 25-12.

Sophomore individual studies major Alayna Fredenburg led the Vikings that evening with 10 kills on a total of 19 attempts.
That following Thursday, they played their last match of the year against Orange County Community College in a valiant battle that was back and forth until the very end.
Hudson Valley took the first set in a close matchup that finished with a score of 25-19.

The second set was less of a success for the Vikings, and Orange County ultimately took it 25-14.

The third set made it very clear that neither team were going down with a fight. With a three score difference, they Vikings took the lead back, 25-22.

The fourth set was deja vu with another 25-22 score, but this time Orange County came out on top.

Hudson Valley lost valiantly in the fifth and sixth sets, closing out a tough series in favor of Orange County.

Sophomore mechanical engineering technology major Danielle Pardo had a career-game that evening, setting a season high in assists with an insane 52.

Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer team went head-to-head with Onondaga and Bergen Community Colleges this week. Both games ended in defeat with scores of 6-1 and 3-2, respectively.

Onondaga scored only once against Hudson Valley in the first half, but erupted in the second, scoring an additional five goals.

Sophomore liberal arts major Ryan Euell claimed the lone Vikings goal, his tenth this season, in the second half.
The Vikings found themselves at amother loss as they took on the Bergen Bulldogs a few days later.

Coming out of the first half, the two teams came to a stalemate of 1-1.

Hudson Valley’s only point came from freshman business major Garrett Axtmann, who was assisted by freshman architecture technology major Carl Kernochan.

In the second half, the standoff was broken with Bergen putting two more points on the scoreboard while keeping the Vikings at bay. The Bulldogs took the game, 3-1.

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team prevailed over Bergen Community College in a tight defensive battle on Tuesday.

The first half went nearly scoreless, and it seemed like both teams would likely enter halftime tied at 0-0. To wake up the crowd, freshman individual studies major Paige Bailey broke off a kick and sent the ball into the net, putting Hudson Valley on the board and snagging the lead.

The second half was just as exhilarating as the first.

Neither team was able to score another goal that half until a penalty was called against Bergen. With only a minute to spare, freshman radiology major Madison Pinzer took full advantage of her penalty kick. She scored again, bringing Hudson Valley up 2-0 and closing out the game.

The women’s team now boasts an impressive six-game winning streak, making their record this season 10-4.

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