Women's Basketball

Hudson Valley's Tanya DeLaMater Named Region III Female Athlete of the Week

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Image of Tanya DeLaMaterTanya DeLaMater (Troy, NY/Tamarac High School), a second-year guard on the Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team, was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region III Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 10.

DeLaMater led the Lady Vikings (3-1) to a perfect 2-0 week. She had 18 points, nine assists, four rebounds and two steals in an 82-25 win over SUNY Canton on Saturday, November 9. She also had 16 points, six rebounds and three steals in a 51-30 win over Clinton Community College on Wednesday, November 6.

"Tanya is not only establishing herself as a scorer, but she also is distributing the ball well from the point guard position," said head coach Colleen Ferris.

DeLaMater is averaging 15.5 points, 6.5 assists, four rebounds and three steals per game this season.

Hudson Valley will host Schenectady Community College tonight at the McDonough Complex. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m.