Volleyball Falls to Dutchess

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, September 16, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (1-9-1) volleyball team stayed close but was unable to defeat Dutchess Community College, the defending Region XV champion, earlier this evening in Troy. Dutchess (1-0) won the match 30-28, 30-18, 30-28.

Hudson Valley led 27-26 in the first and third games but was unable to hold the lead.

Sophomore Erika Coughlin (Chelsea/Beacon High School) led Hudson Valley with nine kills and had 13 digs and three blocks. Sophomore Janetta Briscoe (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) had five kills and three blocks and sophomore Amanda Meher (Troy/Troy High School) added 14 digs.