Women's Basketball

Hudson Valley Women's Basketball to Play Clinton in Region III Tournament

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, February 26, 2007

After a two-year absence, the Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team has earned a spot in the NJCAA Region III Division III tournament and will visit Clinton Community College on Tuesday, February 27. The game will begin at 6 p.m.

Hudson Valley finished the year with a 14-16 overall record and 13-13 in Region III play. The Lady Vikings enter the tournament as the ninth seed. Clinton is the tournament's eight seed. The winner will meet top-seeded Mohawk Valley Community College on Friday, March 2 in Auburn.

Sophomore guard Molly McGuire (Ravena/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) leads the Lady Vikings with 15.9 points per game this season. Freshman guard Jenna Hughes (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) is netting 15.5 points per game.

NJCAA Region III Division III Tournament

Tuesday, February 27
No. 9 Hudson Valley at No. 8 Clinton

Friday, March 2
Quarterfinals (at Auburn)
Hudson Valley/Clinton winner vs. No. 1 Mohawk Valley
No. 5 Herkimer vs. No. 4 Cobleskill
No. 7 Finger Lakes vs. No. 2 Onondaga
No. 6 Broome vs. No. 3 Canton

Saturday, March 3
Semifinals (at Auburn)

Sunday, March 4
Championship (at Auburn)