Men's Basketball Loses to Onondaga
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, January 10, 2004
After a 30-day mid-year break, the Hudson Valley Community College (6-6/6-5 Region III) men's basketball team returned to action Saturday night against Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. The host Lazers (8-3/7-3 Region III) came away with an 86-82 win behind 30 points from guard Joe Olsen (Syracuse).
Five players finished in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley led by sophomore guard Tim Kindlon's (Delmar/Bethlehem High School) 20 points. Freshman guard Brendon Bradt (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) added 15 points, sophomore forward Bob Boughton (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School) added 12 points, and freshman guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) and freshman center Larry Tape (Syracuse/Cicero-North Syracuse High School) chipped in 10 points apiece.
The Vikings will return to action on Thursday, January 15 when they travel to SUNY Delhi for a 7 p.m. contest.
ONONDAGA 86, HUDSON VALLEY 82
Hudson Valley (82): Bob Boughton 6-0-12, Brendon Bradt 7-1-15, Antwan Gibson 2-2-6, Bill Heslin 2-0-5, Tim Kindlon 6-5-20, Tony King 1-0-2, Aric Kucel 4-0-10, Mark Reilly 1-0-2, Larry Tape 5-0-10, Totals: 34-8-82.
Onondaga (86): Moonan 1-0-3, Scott 2-0-6, Hefferman 1-3-5, Files 3-0-6, Marsella 4-2-10, Bengin 1-2-4, Nellenback 4-1-10, Brown 4-3-12, Olsen 9-9-30, Totals: 29-20-86.
Halftime: Onondaga, 31-25.
3-point goals: Onondaga 8 (Olsen 3, Scott 2, Brown, Nellenback, Moonan). Hudson Valley 6 (Kindlon 3, Kucel 2, Heslin).