Goals in each half prove enough for Generals
TROY, NY – Coming off their first loss of the season to Bryant & Stratton College (1-0), Herkimer got back in their groove Wednesday afternoon against Hudson Valley, handing the Vikings a 2-0 defeat.
Putting Herkimer (7-1) on the board was Eric Kipolliongo (Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo) in the 13th minute, for his first goal of the season. Assisting on the play was Jermaine Windster (Rotterdam, Holland), for his fourth assist in eight games.
Almost 35 minutes later, Peter McAvoy (Dundee, Scotland) found the back of the net giving Herkimer the 2-0 lead. Connecting with McAvoy was teammate James Wilson (Woodford Green, England) in the 50th minute. The connection gave McAvoy his fifth goal and Wilson his fifth assist respectively.
In goal for the Generals was Triston Henry (Scarborough, Ont.). Henry earned his fifth shutout of the season, amassing two saves against the Vikings. He will look for another shutout on Saturday when Broome Community College comes to town. Adding to the Fall Fest & Alumni Weekend, Herkimer will play the Hornets at 3 p.m. at Wehrum Stadium.
-Giorgio Varlaro; Athletic Website Manager