Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball Captures Tournament Championship

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s basketball team (8-5) recorded two victories this weekend at the New Hampshire Technical Institute Tournament.

In the opening game against NH Technical Institute, Samatha Weber (Schuylerville HS/Northumberland) tallied 17 points and four rebounds to lead the Vikings to a 59-40 victory. In the championship game, Marie O’Malley (Oneonta HS/Oneonta) tallied 24 points and eight rebounds while earning tournament MVP accolades in a 73-66 victory over Avery Point. Sarah Carciobolo (Colonie HS/Colonie) added 17 points and three rebounds. Samantha Weber (Schuylerville HS/Northumberland) was selected to the All-Tournament team.

The Vikings currently hold a six game winning streak and are back home this week, when they host Schenectady County Community College on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.