Hudson Valley Volleyball to Compete in Region III Tournament

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, October 25, 2004

Lady Vikings to Play at Adirondack on Wednesday

The Hudson Valley Community College (9-8) volleyball team earned the ninth seed in the NJCAA Region III Division III tournament and will visit No. 8 Adirondack Community College (15-8) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2004.

Hudson Valley, which won six of its last nine matches, has qualified for the Region III tournament for the first time since 1996.

Hudson Valley and Adirondack have met twice this season. Hudson Valley won, 2-1, at the Adirondack Tournament on September 25. The Timberwolves defeated Hudson Valley, 3-2, on October 5 in Troy.

The winner of Tuesday's match will advance to the final eight played on Saturday-Sunday, October 30-31 in Corning.

Freshman Colleen Horan (Schenectady/Mohonasen High School) leads Hudson Valley with 2.54 kills per game this season. Freshman setter Amanda Jeffes (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) is averaging 7.6 assists per contest.