Hudson Valley Vikings Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 9/23-9/29

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, September 30, 2002

The Hudson Valley women's tennis team wrapped up its 2002 season on Saturday, September 28 against Mohawk Valley. Christine Parker (Mount Vision/Laurens) compiled the best individual mark for the Vikings this fall, finishing 3-4 at #4 singles. She also paired with Danielle White (Colonie/ Colonie) to go 2-3 at #2 doubles. Stacy Dodge (Colonie/Colonie) and Lindsay Frament (Waterford/Catholic Central) played at #1 and #2 singles, respectively, for Hudson Valley.

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.