Men’s Bowling Finishes 2nd at Regionals behind Hartmann’s MVP Performance

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s bowling team finished second out of 10 teams at the Region III Championships, while the women’s team finished fifth on Sunday afternoon in Utica.

The men only lost by approximately 100 pins after 54 total games. Michael Hartmann (Coxsackie-Athens/Earlton) won the Region III MVP after winning the All-Events Championship, as well as the Singles Championship. He totaled 942 for four games in singles with a 243 high game, and totaled 1775 for eight games.

The women were led by Megan Rzeszuto (Colonie/Schenectady) who had a high game of 235 for an eight game total of 1566. The Vikings also received strong contributions from Elizabeth Pratt (Lansingburgh/Troy) with a 225-1513, and Chelsea Smith (Hoosic Valley/Melrose) with a 237-1413.

Next up for the men’s and women’s teams is the NJCAA National Championships on March 1-2 in Buffalo.