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Football Defeated by No. 14 Monroe College

Football defeated by Monroe College 53-0 on Oct. 19, 2019

CONTACT: Adam Sopris, a.sopris@hvcc.edu, 518-629-7898 or 518-416-2137
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, October 19, 2019

Hudson Valley Community College football (3-4) went on the road and faced the No. 14 ranked Monroe College in New Rochelle, NY. The Vikings were defeated by the nationally ranked Mustangs 53-0. 

The Vikings were able to protect the ball the entire game as their offense did not have a turnover for the second consecutive game. Quarterback Alex Dembroski finished the game with 111 passings yards on 15 completions, including a long 25-yard pass to Melvin Reid. Reid had a big game with nine receptions for 80 yards.

The Mustangs held the Vikings running game in check as the two-time NJCAA Region 3 football player of the week, Desi Floyd was held to only 15 yards on eight attempts. As a team, the Vikings ran the ball for 42 yards on 28 carries.

Defensively, Brandon Johnson, Hayden Spock and Eddy Coronado each recorded a sack for the Vikings. Javon Taylor recorded a forced fumble, but the Monroe recovered the ball to prevent the turnover. 

The Vikings will now travel west to take on Erie in a NJCAA Region 3 Championship match this Saturday, Oct. 26 at 12 p.m.