Women's Basketball

Lady Vikings Fall Short Against Mohawk Valley

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, February 17, 2000

Hudson Valley Drops A 58-43 Contest Despite
Lindsey Bradt's 19 Points And Nine Rebounds

Troy, February 17 – Hudson Valley Community College's women's basketball team lost a physical contest, 58-43, to Mohawk Valley Community College this afternoon. This is just the second loss of the season for Hudson Valley, ranked fourth in the nation among NJCAA Division III schools.

The Lady Vikings (22-2) close out the regular season at Fulton-Montgomery Community College at 7 p.m. on February 20. The NJCAA Division III Region III playoffs begin on March 2. Mohawk Valley, ranked seventh in the nation, is now 19-4.

The Lady Vikings opened up an early lead at Troy's McDonough Complex this afternoon, but Mohawk Valley surged to 24-8 edge late in the first half. A resilient Hudson Valley squad, however, capitalized on Lindsey Bradt's (Bishop Maginn) 13 first-half points and finished the opening half on a 13-8 run, closing to within 11 points. Mohawk Valley led 32-21 at halftime.

The two teams traded baskets for much of the second half.

Bradt led all scorers with 19 points. She also had nine rebounds, four blocks, three assists and two steals. Meagan Squires (Hoosic Valley) pulled down 12 boards. Valerie Boyce (Schuylerville) contributed four steals.


Hudson Valley
Davis 1-2-5, Hampton 2-0-4, Boyce 1-1-3, Sheehan 2-1-5, Lindsey Bradt 4-11-19, Squires 3-0-6, Cotugno 1-0-2. Totals 14-15-43.

Mohawk Valley
Buhrow 2-1-5, Sears 1-2-4, Casey 2-1-5, Dempsey 3-0-6, Bordiuk 2-3-7, Moylan 1-0-2, Amanda Mortelette 5-1-11, Abby Kochan 8-2-18. Totals 24-10-58.

Halftime: Mohawk Valley, 32-21.

Three-point goals: None.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions; Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.