Women's Basketball

Hudson Valley Community College's Amber Batzold Receives Region, Conference Honors

CONTACT: Athletic Department (518) 629-7328
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Freshman Amber Batzold (East Greenbush/Columbia) was named to the 3rd All Region Team and 1st All Mountain Valley Conference Team. Batzold averaged 17.3 points a game this season, which is the third best average in Hudson Valley history. She had the best points per game average in the entire region this season.

The Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team concluded its season last Saturday, February 23, with a 77-68 win against Clinton Community College. The women had a strong showing from sophomore Erika Russo (Salem), who dropped 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jenna Smith (Cohoes) added 24 points and 7 assists, while Batzold contributed 22 points and 11 rebounds.