Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Defeats Schenectady

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team (3-4) defeated Schenectady County Community College (3-5) 88-72 on Thursday evening.

The Vikings jumped out to a 30-15 lead and closed out the half with a 10- point lead. Schenectady closed the gap to five points early in the second, but a 10-0 run sparked the Vikings to a 16- point victory. Arianna Youngs (Lansingburgh/Troy) led all scorers with 27 points and five steals. Erica Houle (Shaker/Latham) recorded a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, as did Angelica Smith (Shaker/Latham) with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

The Vikings travel to Jefferson Community College on Saturday at 1 p.m.