Hudson Valley's Football Team Schedules Media Day
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, August 9, 2002
The football team at Hudson Valley Community College
will hold a Media Day on Friday, August 30. Players and coaches will be
available for interviews and photographs from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Hudson
Valley's Veteran's Memorial Field. That session will be followed by a 4:30 p.m.
practice at the North Greenbush town field, located across from Hudson Valley,
on Williams Road.
In the event of rain, the Media Day will be held in
Hudson Valley's Conway Ice Arena, which is located in the McDonough Sports
The Vikings were 6-2 in 2001 and 13 Vikings earned
All-Northeast Football Conference status. Second-year tight end Anthony Martinez
(Colonie H.S.), second-year linebacker Mike Miller (Firestone, OH) and returning
defensive back Micah Germany (Schenley, P.A.) were recently labeled as players
to watch by the National Junior College Athletic Association.
In the 2001-02 academic year, Hudson Valley's
athletic teams combined to win 65 percent of their contests. The college's
softball team traveled to Illinois for the national championship tournament and
finished second in the country, and the women's basketball team placed seventh
in the nation. Hudson Valley's football team won the Northeast Football
Conference, and the baseball and bowling squads each added a Mountain Valley
Conference title. Additionally, three Vikings earned Region III
Player-of-the-Year status and eight were honored with All-American status.