Men's Bowling Team Takes First at Hawk Invitational; Women Finish Fourth

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7180,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Jan. 17, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College men's bowling team finished first out of 12 teams at the Hawk Invitational in Utica on Monday, Jan. 17, while the women's team finished fourth out of nine teams. The Vikings beat out rival, Erie Community College, by more than 500 pins. Ryan Sickler (Guilderland/Guilderland) won the singles event with a score of 962. Eric Birdsall (Colonie/Colonie) rolled a 907 to finish in second place. Birdsall also finished second in all events with a score of 1701. High for the women was Nicole Sheldon (Columbia/East Greenbush) with a score of 1346.

The next event for both teams is a conference match Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Hoe Bowl Lanes in Catskill at 3 p.m.