Women's Basketball

Clinton Downs Hudson Valley in Women’s Basketball

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, January 8, 2007

Clinton Community College (8-6) used a 19-7 run over the final seven minutes to defeat Hudson Valley Community College, 51-40, in women’s basketball action this afternoon in Troy.

Hudson Valley (10-7) trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half but rallied to take a 33-32 lead with 7:30 remaining in the contest before Clinton ended the game on the deciding run.

Sophomore Molly McGuire (Ravena/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) and freshman Jenna Hughes (Poestenkill/Averill Park High School) combined for 31 of Hudson Valley’s 40 points. McGuire finished with 16 points and Hughes added 15 points.

Jenn Vliege (Chazy) hit three baskets from beyond the arc en route to a team-high 16 points for Clinton.


Clinton (51): Jenn Vliege 6-1-16, Nicole Lockin 0-2-2, Stephanie Brodi 5-0-10, Karissa House 3-1-7, Nicole Dirolf 5-6-13, Totals: 19-10-51

Hudson Valley (40): Molly McGuire 7-2-16, Erika Russo 3-0-7, Christine Martin 1-0-2, Jenna Hughes 5-3-15, Totals: 16-5-40.

Three-point goals: Clinton 3 (Vliege 3); Hudson Valley 3 (Hughes 2, Russo)

Halftime: Clinton led 24-22