Women's Basketball

Lady Vikings Wins Third Straight

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (7-11/5-10 Region III) women’s basketball team improved its winning streak to three games with a 47-41 win at Schenectady County Community College Wednesday night.

Freshman forward Rachel Dooley (Grafton/Berlin High School) led the Lady Vikings with 17 points and eight rebounds. Freshman forward Amber Batzold (Albany/Columbia High School) posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Hudson Valley returns to action Sunday, January 20 at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The game begins at noon.


Hudson Valley (47): Rachel Dooley 6-5-17, Erika Russo 1-0-2, Jenna Smith 4-0-9, Stevie Connell 1-0-2, Lauren Monteith 1-0-2, Amber Batzold 7-1-15, Totals 20-6-47.

Schenectady (41): Belmar 5-1-11, Rice 4-0-8, Lewis 2-0-4, Loux 4-0-8, Pardee 2-5-10, Totals: 17-6-41.

Three-point goals: Hudson Valley 1 (Smith); Schenectady 1 (Pardee)

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 22-13.