Women's Basketball

Hudson Valley Women’s Basketball Loses to Canton

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, December 3, 2006

The SUNY Canton (10-1) women’s basketball team cruised to a 73-47 win over Hudson Valley Community College (7-5) today in Troy.

Leading 30-23 at halftime, Canton was able to extend its lead in the second half by hitting 50 percent (17-for-34) of its shots from the floor in the half and holding the Lady Vikings to just 28.6 percent (eight-for-28) shooting in the half.

Erin Tulip (Constable) led Canton with 16 points. Lauren Ploof (Hammond) had 15 points.

Sophomore Molly McGuire (Ravena/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) paced the Lady Vikings with 16 points and seven rebounds. Freshman Jenna Hughes (Poestenkill/Averill Park High School) added 14 points.


Canton (73): Lauren Ploof 7-0-15, Chelsea Bill 1-0-2, Kristi Farrell 4-0-11, Erin Tulip 6-2-16, Claire Murphy 4-2-10, Julie Vander Wiel 2-0-4, Nicole Pond 3-0-6, Alicia Abbey 4-1-9, Totals: 31-4-73.

Hudson Valley (47): Molly McGuire 6-4-16, Ryan Graham 3-0-6, Jenna Smith 1-0-3, Jackie Carraway 2-3-8, Jenna Hughes 5-2-14, Totals: 17-9-47

Three-point goals: Canton 6 (Ploof, Farrell 3, Tulip 2); Hudson Valley 4 (Smith, Carraway, Hughes 2).

Halftime: Canton led 30-23.