Perth's Jackie Zugzda Helping Hudson Valley's Volleyball Team to Its Best Season Since 1996

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, October 15, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College volleyball team is having its best season since 1996. The Lady Vikings sport an 8-7 record and stand in second place in the Mountain Valley Conference with a 4-1 conference mark.

Freshman Jackie Zugzda (Perth/Broadalbin-Perth High School) is third on the team with 1.8 kills per game and second on the club with 3.3 digs per contest. Zugzda leads the club with 46 service aces.

Hudson Valley has two matches remaining on its schedule before the National Junior College Athletic Association Region III Tournament, which takes place on October 30-31 in Corning. The Lady Vikings host Mohawk Valley Community College at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 18, and travel to Morrisville State College on Friday, October 22.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, is a member of the Mountain Valley Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association. Hudson Valley student-athletes compete on 14 varsity teams – baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's bowling, women's cross country, football, men's ice hockey, men's lacrosse, men's and women soccer, softball, women's tennis and women's volleyball.