Women’s Bowling Finishes Second; Men’s Third

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s bowling team finished second at the Hudson Valley Invitational, finishing with a total of 2801. The men finished in third place with a total of 3102. Mohawk Valley won the tournament on the women’s side, and Schenectady finished in first on the men’s side.

Megan Rzeszuto (Colonie/Schenectady) led the women’s team with a 580 triple (200-203-177), and Elizabeth Pratt (Lansingburgh/Troy) finished close behind her in games of 155-216-206 for a 577 triple. Jennifer Lynch (Colonie/Utica) turned in a 213-564 set, and Chelsea Smith (Hoosic Valley/Melrose) had a 203-542 series.

On the men’s side, Michael Hartmann (Coxsackie-Athens/Earlton) led the men with games of 213-248-264 for a 725 triple. Brendon O’Donnell (Averill Park/Poestenkill) also had a strong showing compiling games of 207-236-198 for a 641 triple.

The men’s and women’s bowling teams turn around and head to Columbia-Greene tomorrow for a match at 3 p.m.