Weekly Sports Wrap-Up
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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, November 4, 2002
Freshman running back Emmanuel Marc (Spring Valley, NY/Spring Valley
High School) rushed for 265 yards and a school-record five touchdowns
to lead Hudson Valley Community College (4-5) to a 38-10 win over visiting
Union JV on Sunday, November 3.
In addition to his five scores, Marc dented the Hudson Valley record
book in other ways as well. He finished the season with 1,235 rushing
yards, which puts him second on the school’s single season list
behind only Dan Vergine, who had 1,250 yards in 1999. His 265 rushing
yards against Union are second to only Dwight Slater’s 294 yards
against Siena in 1975.
Marc became the fourth player in Hudson Valley history to rush for
over 1,000 yards in a season when he took the ball up the right side
for a 69-yard touchdown on the team’s second play from scrimmage.
Following a Union field goal, Marc was off to the races again for a
73-yard score on Hudson Valley’s fourth offensive play. He also
scored on runs of 17, 26 and 10 yards in the game.
The Hudson Valley defense was no less impressive, amassing 10 sacks
on the day, including four by Shadee Davis (New Brunswick, NJ/New
Brunswick High School) and three each by Frantzy Dorlean (Spring
Valley, NY/Ramapo High School) and James Delpeche (Canarsie,
NY/Canarsie High School). Davis finished with seven sacks on the
year and completed his career in second place on the school’s
all-time sack list with 14.5.
The Hudson Valley defense allowed only 201.8 yards per-game this season,
which is second in the Northeast Football Conference (NFC). Linebacker
Mike Miller (Akron, OH/Firestone High School) led the team with
62 tackles. He also had two interceptions and three fumble recoveries.
Francis Brown (Camden, NJ/Camden High School) tops the NFC with
five interceptions to go along with his 40 tackles and nine pass breakups.
Offensively, Hudson Valley gained 307 yards per game. Tight end Anthony
Martinez (Colonie/Colonie High School) caught 26 passes for 358
yards and three touchdowns while Marc finished the 2002 campaign with
a team-high 12 touchdowns.
The Hudson Valley (1-1) women’s basketball team opened the 2002-03
season on a high note with a 55-45 win over Finger Lakes Community College
on Friday, November 1, but fell at Cayuga Community College 68-64 on
Carolyn Keeler (Cohoes, NY/Cohoes High School) and Angela
Von Wergers (Albany, NY/Bishop Gibbons High School) had 12 points
and nine rebounds apiece to lead Hudson Valley past Finger Lakes.
The Lady Vikings pulled away from the visiting Lakers midway through
the second half, extending a 30-27 lead with 14:49 remaining to 53-37
with 1:52 left in the game. Tanya DeLaMater (Troy, NY/Tamarac High
School), Casey Brinkman (Troy, NY/Troy High School) and Keeler
all hit three-point buckets during the run.
Lindsey Frament (Waterford, NY/Catholic Central) added 10 points
for Hudson Valley while DeLaMater finished with 10 assists and four
Hudson Valley made only 14 of 29 free throws in the four-point loss
DeLaMater had 22 points to lead the Lady Vikings. Von Wergers netted
14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while Keeler chipped in with 11 points.
DeLaMater leads the Lady Vikings with 14 points and 7.5 assists per
game. Von Wergers is averaging 12 points and 10.5 rebounds per contest
and Keeler has scored 23 points in two games.
Upcoming women’s basketball action: Wednesday, November 6,
vs. Clinton, 6 p.m.; Saturday, November 9, at Canton, 3 p.m.
Hudson Valley forward Markael Brace (Albany, NY/Albany High School)
had a career-high 31 points but it wasn’t enough as host Cayuga
defeated Hudson Valley 93-84 on Sunday.
Hudson Valley (0-1) held a 19 point advantage at one point in the first
half and a 46-33 halftime lead, but couldn’t hold on as Cayuga
made 11 three-point buckets in the game to take the win.
Also finishing in double figures scoring for Hudson Valley were Jamel
Robinson (Brooklyn, NY/Berkshire High School) and DaQuan Young
(Albany, NY/Bishop Maginn High School), who finished with 12 and
10 points respectively.
Upcoming men’s basketball action: Saturday, November 9, at
North Country, 1 p.m.
The Hudson Valley ice hockey team lost to visiting 15-time NJCAA national
champion Canton 12-0 on Saturday, November 2.
Freshman goaltender Sean George (Albany, NY/CBA) made 40 saves
for the Vikings (0-1).
Upcoming ice hockey action: Saturday, November 9, at Broome, 3 p.m.