CONTACT: Adam Sopris, firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-629-7898
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Hudson Valley's men's soccer student-athlete Garrett Axtmann (Castleton/Maple Hill) was named men's soccer NJCAA Division III National Player of the Week for the second time in the last three weeks. Axtmann was named the NJCAA Region III Player of the Week earlier today.
Axtmann recorded 10 points in a 2-1 week for Hudson Valley with back-to-back five point games against Jamestown and Clinton. Garrett scored twice on two penalty kicks against Jamestown and assisted and on the Vikings third goal to maintain the team's two-goal lead over the Jayhawks. In the Vikings 6-0 win over Clinton he scored a goal and assisted on three of the Vikings other five goals.
The men's soccer program has improved to 7-4 overall and have now won two straight games heading into the final stretch of the 2017 season. The men's soccer team is home again on Sunday, Oct. 8 to play North Country at 1 p.m.