New Jersey's Dean Vandervort Earns MVP Award For Ice Hockey Squad
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, June 22, 2001
New Jersey native Dean Vandervort was recently
named Most Valuable Player of Hudson Valley Community College's 2000-01
national championship ice hockey team. Vandervort also earned All-American
Vandervort, the Most Valuable Player at the national
championship tournament, was second in the nation in scoring among junior
college players. The 5-foot-10, 165-pound center contributed 63 points,
including 29 goals, and led Hudson Valley to a 24-4 record.
Vandervort came to Hudson Valley from North
Burlington High School.
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 has an enrollment of more than 9,000
students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives
and worker retraining.