Evan Gilligan Of North Greenbush Named Soccer MVP
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, June 21, 2000
President's Award For Hustle Winner Headed To Le Moyne College
On the strength of a stellar 2000 campaign during
which he earned First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference and Second Team
All-Region III honors, Evan Gilligan of North Greenbush was recently named
Most Valuable Player of Hudson Valley Community College's men's soccer
Gilligan, a sophomore defender who contributed
four assists in 2000, led Hudson Valley to a 10-4 record, a national ranking
and a playoff game.
Gilligan also was recently presented with Hudson
Valley's President's Award for Hustle. The award is presented each year
to the student-athlete whose hard work, determination, hustle and attitude
have enabled them to make valuable contributions to their team.
Gilligan, who came to Hudson Valley from Columbia
High School, will continue his athletic and academic careers at Le Moyne
Hudson Valley Community College, located in
Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic
divisions; Business, Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences;
and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State
University of New York system, Hudson Valley Community College has an enrollment
of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance
learning initiatives and worker retraining.