Albany High Grad Named Player of the Week
CONTACT: Jeff Foley or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Hudson Valley Community College basketball
player Kerey Johnson was named National Junior College Athletic
Association (NJCAA) Region III Male Athlete of the Week in the weekly Region
III report released today. Johnson, a Schenectady native who attended Albany
High, was honored for scoring a total of 28 points in the Vikings' two
most recent games. The second-year forward was 4-for-6 from the 3-point
line and 9-for-17 from the field.
The report includes statistics from more than
30 two-year colleges from across the Northeast.
Both the men's and women's basketball teams
are ranked second in the NJCAA Region III Division III coach's poll. Hudson
Valley's men are 5-0; the women are 6-0.
The Lady Vikings are ranked fourth in team
defense, allowing 49.0 points per game, and third in team offense, scoring
72.1 points per game. Freshman guard/forward Lindsey Bradt (Bishop Maginn)
is second in scoring among Division III players, tallying 20.3 points per
contest. She also is second in field goal percentage (64.1) and free throw
The men's hoop team is second in team defense,
giving up just 66.8 points per game, and fourth in team offense, averaging
79.4 points per game.
Hudson Valley's hockey team (5-2) is ranked third
on the report.
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.