Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Edges Jefferson

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College women's basketball team (4-4) defeated Jefferson Community College (0-9) 57-52 on Saturday afternoon.

The Vikings trailed by one at halftime, but jumped out to a strong start in the second half. Erica Houle (Shaker/Latham) led all scorers with 23 points and added eight rebounds. Houle converted on four three-point field goals, extending her streak of hitting a three in each game this season to eight. Hudson Valley got strong all-around efforts from Kelly Kell (Kingston/Kingston) with eight points, nine rebounds, seven assists and four steals, and from Angelica Smith (Shaker/Latham) with nine points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots.

The Vikings host SUNY Delhi on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.