Women's Basketball

Albany's Lindsey Bradt Named Female Athlete Of The Year At Hudson Valley

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 22, 2000

Image of Lindsey Bradt

Lindsey Bradt of Albany was recently presented with Hudson Valley Community College's Lester Higbee Memorial Award, which is given each year to the college's outstanding female athlete.

Bradt, a 5-foot-8 guard/forward, had an impressive freshman campaign for the Lady Vikings, averaging 18.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. Additionally, Bradt made 55 percent of her field-goal attempts and recorded 75 steals in 27 games. Bradt also established a new NJCAA Division III Region III free-throw-shooting mark, hitting 84.9 percent of her attempts. Joanne Ihrig of Ocean County College held the old mark (84.1 percent, done in 1997-98).

Bradt, who led the Lady Vikings to a 24-3 record, came to Hudson Valley from Bishop Maginn High School.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions; Business, Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, Hudson Valley Community College has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.