Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Downs Schenectady

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, January 18, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (8-8) men's basketball team connected on 12 three-point baskets in a 77-58 win over Schenectady County Community College (2-13) earlier tonight in Troy.

Sophomore forward Maurice Frye (Middletown/Middletown High School) hit five shots from beyond the arc en route to a team-high 17 points for the Vikings. Freshman forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) added 16 points and seven rebounds, and sophomore guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) and freshman forward Ryan Livingston (Bethlehem/LaSalle Institute) chipped in 11 points apiece. Kucel also had a team-high six assists and freshman forward Mike Collopy (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) contributed 10 rebounds.

Sophomore forward Steve Thompson (Schenectady High School) had a game-high 20 points for Schenectady.

Hudson Valley will host Mohawk Valley Community College at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 22.

Schenectady (58): Robert Outlar 1-0-2, Steve Rowe 2-2-6, Mike Dagostino 2-2-7, Brian Adams 6-0-13, Steve Thompson 10-0-20, Angel Rodriguez 4-0-8, Justin Maceska 1-0-2, Totals: 26-4-58.

Hudson Valley (77): Mike Collopy 1-0-2, Marlon Sousis 3-0-9, Aric Kucel 3-3-11, Maurice Frye 6-0-17, J.R. Battle 2-0-5, Shea Blake 0-1-1, Khylan Hunt 6-3-16, Craig Houck 0-1-1, Ryan Livingston 4-3-11, Jonathan Steinbiss 2-0-4, Totals: 27-11-77

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 38-24.

3-point goals: Schenectady 2 (Adams, Dagostino), Hudson Valley 12 (Frye 5, Sousis 3, Kucel 2, Battle, Hunt).