Women's Basketball

Lady Vikings Win at the Buzzer

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Sophomore forward Latrice Cowart (Severn, MD/Meade High School) scored from just inside the free throw line as time expired to lift the Hudson Valley Community College (5-3/5-1 Region III) women's basketball team to a 56-54 win over Herkimer Community College (2-6/2-6 Region III) earlier tonight in Troy.

Hudson Valley trailed by as much as 15 points in the second half before rallying to take the lead with less than a minute remaining. Cowart scored 10 of her game-high 16 points to lead the comeback. Freshman forward Megan Baldwin (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School) also scored 10 of her 11 points in the second half. Freshman guard Jocelyn Moy (Greenwich/Greenwich High School) was six for six from the free throw line in the second half and finished with 13 points.

Cowart also had 16 rebounds in the game while sophomore guard Lindsay Frament (Troy/Catholic Central High School) added nine points.

Leading the way for Herkimer was Courtney Dean (Holland Patent High School), who finished 17 points.

The Lady Vikings will play their final six games of the semester on the road beginning at Broome Community College on Saturday, November 22 at 1 p.m.


Herkimer (54): Kristal Fletcher 5-0-13, Ashley Swift 1-1-3, Courtney Dean 7-2-17, Jonelle McBride 1-1-4, Katie Dillon 1-0-2, Kelly Young 5-0-11, Melanie Wilson 2-0-4, Totals: 22-4-54.

Hudson Valley (56): Kate Collins 2-0-4, Lindsay Frament 4-1-9, Latrice Cowart 8-0-16, Jocelyn Moy 3-6-13, Angela Rhodes 1-0-3, Megan Baldwin 4-2-11, Totals: 22-9-56.

Halftime: Herkimer, 28-21.

3-point goals: Herkimer 6 (Fletcher 3, Dean, McBride, Young). Hudson Valley 3 (Moy, Rhodes, Baldwin).