Women's Basketball

Hudson Valley Women’s Basketball Extends Winning Streak

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, January 20, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (8-11) women’s basketball team remains perfect in January, winning its fourth game in a row, with a 71-60 decision over Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden.

Sophomore guard Jenna Smith (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) was perfect on her three shots from beyond the arc and hit 12-of-14 free throw attempts to lead the Lady Vikings with 21 points. She also had eight rebounds.

Sophomore forward Erika Russo (Salem/Salem High School) posted a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. She also came away with four steals. Freshman forward Amber Batzold (Albany/Columbia High School) contributed 15 points.

Hudson Valley returns to action Wednesday, January 23 when it visits Williams JV.