Catcher Earns All-American Status

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Jason Martin (Pine Bush H.S.) of Hudson Valley Community College's baseball team recently was honored with Second Team All-American status. A 6-foot-5 catcher, Martin led the Vikings to a 31-15-1 record this past season. Hudson Valley finished as an Honorable Mention team in the final National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III poll.

Martin topped Hudson Valley in batting average (.432), at-bats (148), hits (64), runs batted in (42), doubles (11) and home runs (eight). He also was 2-0 as a pitcher, striking out eight batters in nine innings pitched. He posted a 3.00 earned run average.