Women's Basketball

Lady Vikings Add Tompkins-Cortland to Schedule

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, December 19, 2002

The Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team will play at Tompkins-Cortland Community College on Thursday, January 9. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. The recently added game for the Lady Vikings will be the first meeting between the two schools.

Hudson Valley will enter the contest with a 10-4 record while Tompkins-Cortland, located in Dryden, is 6-3.

In the 2001-02 academic year, Hudson Valley's athletic teams combined to win 65 percent of their contests. The college's softball team traveled to Illinois for the national championship tournament and finished second in the country, and the women's basketball team placed seventh in the nation. Hudson Valley's football team won the Northeast Football Conference, and the baseball and bowling squads each added a Mountain Valley Conference title. Additionally, three Vikings earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status and eight were honored with All-American status.