Men's Basketball

Tomorrow's Athletic Events Postponed

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, February 1, 2002

Due to a facility problem at Herkimer County Community College, Hudson Valley Community College's athletic events scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed.

Hudson Valley's men's and women's basketball teams were set to travel to Herkimer tomorrow. The women were slated to play against Herkimer at 1 p.m. and the men were scheduled to play at 3 p.m.

The men's game has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on Feb. 18, at Herkimer. The women's game has been rescheduled for noon on Feb. 23, also at Herkimer.

In the 2000-01 academic year, Hudson Valley's athletic teams combined to win 72 percent of their contests. The ice hockey team won the NJCAA championship, the baseball team earned a berth in the NJCAA World Series and the football team won the Region III title. The women's basketball team earned a No. 1 national ranking and turned in a 24-3 record while the men's hoop squad competed in the Region III championship game. Additionally, two Vikings earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status, 20 were named All-Region III performers, and 10 were honored with All-American status.