Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Picks Up First Win of Season

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, November 5, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (1-1) women's basketball team defeated North Country Community College (0-2), 65-39, to earn its first win of the season.

Sophomore Kristene Longendyke (Kingston/Kingston High School) led the way for the Lady Vikings for the second straight game with 18 points. Naiyma Reid (Far Rockaway/Far Rockaway High School), Paige Chadwick (Hartford/Hartford High School), Felicia Melilli (Poughkeepsie/Poughkeepsie High School) and Brittany Wilkinson (Watervliet/Watervliet High School) added eight points apiece.

Hudson Valley will visit Finger Lakes Community College at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 12 for its first road game of the season.

North Country (39): McCorry 2-0-6, Briggs 3-0-6, Haynes 5-0-11, Sullivan 2-1-5, Bulkovinsky 5-1-11, Totals 16-2-39.

Hudson Valley (65): Naiyma Reid 4-0-8, Kristene Longendyke 7-1-18, Paige Chadwick 4-0-8, Felicia Mellilli 4-0-8, Stacey Swan 1-0-2, Amanda Carroll 1-0-2, Mia Felder 0-1-1, Brittany Wilkinson 3-1-8, Emily Vasquez 3-0-6, Elizabeth Ashline 1-0-2, Kelley Barnes 1-0-2, Totals: 29-3-65.

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 45-19