Women's Basketball

Lady Vikings Defeat Clinton on Senior Night

CONTACT: R. Sean Coffey, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010

The Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team beat Clinton Community College, 73-52, on Saturday, Feb. 20. The sophomores went out in style with a 21-point blowout victory.

Hudson Valley jumped out to a quick 12-4 lead as the team shot five-for-five, including two three-point field goals from Sarah Carciobolo (Colonie, Colonie). The ladies went into halftime with a 31-19 lead.

Carciobolo started where she left off by hitting another three that sparked a 14-5 Hudson Valley run, making the score 57-35 with 7:30 remaining. Allie Tricomi (Albany, Albany) finished Clinton off with two three-point bombs and brought the final score to 73-52.

Other notables were Molly McGrouty (Watervliet, Watervliet) who dished out a career-high 12 assists and Rita Holland (Shenendehowa, Clifton Park) and Laurel Jicha (Hannibal, Hannibal) who each had 12 points. Alex Brazill (Waterford Halfmoon, Waterford) joined in double figure scoring with 10 points and Paige Colfer (Watervliet, Menands) pulled down 11 rebounds.

The women have won 11 of their last 12 contests going into the region tournament.