Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley's Allan Dickson Named Region III Athlete of the Week

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 26, 2002

Allan Dickson (Troy/Troy High School), a freshman forward on the Hudson Valley Community College (3-2) men's basketball team, was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region III Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 24.

Dickson finished with 19 points, 15 rebounds, five steals and two blocks to lead Hudson Valley to a 90-79 win at Herkimer Community College on Saturday, November 23. He is averaging 12.6 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game thus far this season.

In the 2001-02 academic year, Hudson Valley's athletic teams combined to win 65 percent of their contests. The college's softball team traveled to Illinois for the national championship tournament and finished second in the country, and the women's basketball team placed seventh in the nation. Hudson Valley's football team won the Northeast Football Conference, and the baseball and bowling squads each added a Mountain Valley Conference title. Additionally, three Vikings earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status and eight were honored with All-American status.