Vikings Strike At Tourney
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 12, 2002
At the Hudson Valley Community College Invitational
on Thursday, Feb. 7, Hudson Valley's women's bowling team captured first place,
racking up 2,832 pins. Hudson Valley's men's team finished second in the
tourney, which was held at Hilltop Lanes, tallying 3,099 pins. Mohawk Valley
Community College finished first among the men with 3,196 pins.
Melissa Blair (Columbia H.S.) led the Lady
Vikings with a 662 series. Hudson Valley's women's squad now sits atop the
Mountain Valley Conference with a 3-0 league record. The Lady Vikings are ranked
No. 2 in the nation among junior colleges.
Justin Wittig (Guilderland H.S.)'s 625 series
topped Hudson Valley's men. The Vikings are now 10-2 in Mountain Valley
Conference action, which ties them for first with Mohawk Valley.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy,
offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions;
Business, Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal
Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New
York system, Hudson Valley Community College has an enrollment of more than
9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning
initiatives and worker retraining.