Bowling Teams Clinch Conference Championship

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, February 23, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s bowling team captured its 16th Mountain Valley Conference championship in the last 23 years with a first place finish at the Schenectady Invitational on Wednesday. Additionally, the men’s team assured itself of its 13th conference championship in the last 17 years with a second place finish at the event.

Freshman Michelle Villeneuve (Berne/Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School) rolled a 686 triple to take first place in the women’s competition. Freshman Tia-Marie Stevens (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) added a 630 triple.

Freshman Matt Lieberman (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) paced Hudson Valley’s men with a 741 triple, which included a high-game 259. Freshman John Ferraro (Kingston/Kingston High School) contributed a 708 triple.

Men’s Results
1. Mohawk Valley 3,470
2. Hudson Valley 3,420
3. Adirondack 3,255
4. Schenectady 3,232
5. Columbia-Greene 1,995

Women’s Results
1. Hudson Valley 3,022
2. Mohawk Valley 2,723