Lady Vikings Defeat Holyoke 79-70
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, January 29, 2004
Sophomore forward Megan Baldwin (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School) finished with 19 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (11-8) women's basketball team to a 79-70 win over Holyoke Community College (8-5) earlier tonight in Troy. It was the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
Hudson Valley held its largest lead, 65-53, with 7:09 remaining when an effective full-court press by Holyoke brought the Cougars to within five points, 67-62, with 4:06 left in the game.
However, sophomore forward Latrice Cowart (Severn, MD/Meade High School) secured an offensive rebound and scored on each of the next three Hudson Valley possessions, which gave the Lady Vikings a comfortable 10-point lead they would not relinquish. Cowart finished the game with 17 points and eight rebounds.
Freshman guard Jocelyn Moy (Greenwich/Greenwich High School) finished in double-figures scoring for the 15th consecutive game with 19 points and four steals for Hudson Valley. Sophomore forward Amy Trowbridge (Chatham/Chatham High School) added 10 points and 12 boards.
Sophomore forward Danielle Dugre (Holyoke, MA) led Holyoke with 20 points.
HUDSON VALLEY 79, HOLYOKE 70
Holyoke (70): Kelly Koske 8-1-17, Laura Duprey 2-1-5, Karen Prattico 5-3-13, Maressa Gonzalex 1-1-3, Danielle Dugre 6-8-20, Kristen Murray 1-4-7, Andre Sepp 1-1-3, Megan Kuszewski 1-0-2, Totals: 25-19-70.
Hudson Valley (79): Kate Collins 4-1-9, Lindsay Frament 1-1-3, Latrice Cowart 7-3-17, Jocelyn Moy 9-0-19, Amy Trowbridge 2-6-10, Angela Rhodes 1-0-2, Megan Baldwin 7-4-19, Totals: 31-15-79.
Halftime: Hudson Valley, 43-35.
3-point goals: Holyoke 1 (Murray); Hudson Valley 2 (Moy, Baldwin)