Women's Soccer

Soccer Player Honored Again

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

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Image of Christine ParkerHudson Valley Community College's women's soccer player Christine Parker (Laurens H.S., Mount Visions, N.Y.) was recently named to the All-NJCAA Division III Region III Second Team. A first-year forward, Parker was honored earlier with First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference status.

Parker, who also is a forward for Hudson Valley's women's basketball team, which is currently ranked fifth in the nation among Division III junior colleges, scored eight goals and contributed five assists this past soccer season.

Hudson Valley's women's soccer team posted a 7-6 record in 2001.

In the 2000-01 academic year, Hudson Valley's athletic teams combined to win 72 percent of their contests. The ice hockey team won the NJCAA championship, the baseball team earned a berth in the NJCAA World Series and the football team won the Region III title. The women's basketball team earned a No. 1 national ranking and turned in a 24-3 record while the men's hoop squad competed in the Region III championship game. Additionally, two Vikings earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status, 20 were named All-Region III performers, and 10 were honored with All-American status.