Bowling Teams Compete in Region III Tournament

CONTACT: R. Sean Coffey, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Feb. 22, 2010

The Hudson Valley Community College men's and women's bowling teams had an extremely successful weekend at the Region III Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 21. The women's team snagged first place, winning by a slim nine-pin margin over Erie Community College. The men came in second, losing by just 42 pins to Erie.

Devan Hodlik (Watervliet, Watervliet) had a brilliant tournament, coming in first in doubles with partner Nicole Sheldon (Columbia, East Greenbush) and finishing second in singles with a total of 887. Hodlik also earned First-Team All-Region III for her performance.

The duo of Brandon Davis (Bishop Maginn, New York) and Dan DeRizzo (Guilderland, Altamont) took first in men's doubles. Steve Black (Lansingburgh, Troy) took first overall for the men's tournament and DeRizzo placed second.

The teams next compete in the NJCAA Championships in Buffalo on the weekend of Saturday, March 6.