Wintergerst and Nguyen Lead Hudson Valley Past Herkimer

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, September 27, 2004

The tandem of freshmen Kim Wintergerst (Glenville/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School) and Mary Nguyen (Albany/Colonie High School) improved their record to 6-0 on the season with an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles, which helped the Hudson Valley Community College tennis team to a 6-3 win at Herkimer County Community College on Monday.

Hudson Valley improves its record to 3-3 on the season. Herkimer falls to 3-4.

Wintergerst and Nguyen also won at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. The Lady Vikings also got three-set singles wins from sophomores Isma Butt (Malta/Ballston Spa High School) and Jasmeet Dhamija (Latham/Shaker High School).

Kim Wintergerst (HV) def. Andrea Rooke (H) 6-4, 7-5
Mary Nguyen (HV) def. Tinesha Jacks (H) 6-3, 6-2
Nikki Beppy (H) def. Andrea Tedesco (HV) 6-0, 6-3
Rachel Wakefield (H) def. Desiray Cisar (HV) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
Isma Butt (HV) def. Kayla Carroll (H) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4
Jasmeet Dhamija (HV) def. Nobako Makisha (H) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Wintergerst/Nguyen (HV) def. Rooke/Jacks (H) 8-5
Beppy/Wakefield (H) def. Tedesco/Cisar (HV) 8-6
Butt/Swartz (HV) def. Carroll/Makisha (H) 8-6