Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Defeats Adirondack

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 1, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (8-12) women's basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 54-51 win at Adirondack Community College on Tuesday.

Hudson Valley shot 16-of-27 from the free throw line, which proved to be the difference in the game. Sophomore forward Elizabeth Ferenczy (Coxsackie/Coxsackie-Athens High School) hit a pair of free throws in the final minute to clinch the game for the Lady Vikings. She finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds.

Freshman guard Stacey Swan (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa High School) added 14 points for Hudson Valley, including back-to-back three point baskets with four minutes remaining to give the Lady Vikings the lead for good. Sophomore forward Eryn Hockler (Troy/Troy High School) chipped in 10 points.

Hudson Valley (54): Eryn Hockler 3-4-10, Kate Collins 0-8-8, Stacey Swan 6-0-14, Amanda Carroll 1-0-2, Liz Ferenczy 8-4-20, Totals: 18-16-54.

Adirondack: Durmott 6-1-14, Brooking 1-1-3, Jones 3-3-9, Dunphy 5-0-12, Schneible 3-0-6, Fana 3-1-7. Totals: 21-6-51.

Halftime: Adirondack, 29-26.

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 2 (Swan 2); Adirondack 3 (Durmott, Dunphy 2).