Women's Basketball

Russo Earns Region III Player of the Week Honor

CONTACT: Athletic Department (518) 629-7328
FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Erika Russo, (Salem, Salem HS) a sophomore guard on Hudson Valley women’s basketball team, was named the Region III Female Player of the Week. Russo posted her eighth straight double-double in Hudson Valley’s loss to Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 16. She had 17 points and 15 rebounds and 4 assists.

Russo is averaging 12.7 ppg, 9.1 rebounds/game and 2.1 assists per game. She is the second player this season to be named Region III Player of the Week. Rachel Dooley received the honor in November.