Hudson Valley Male and Female Athletes of the Month; Team of the Month - December
The Hudson Valley Community College athletic department has announced that men's basketball player Herb Tedford (Colonie/Albany) and women's basketball player Erica Houle (Shaker/Latham) have been named male and female Athletes of the Month for their athletic performance in November.
During November, Herb Tedford averaged 20.0 points and 9.6 rebounds per game, while shooting 58.0% from the field and 72.7% from the free throw line. He was named Region 3 Player of the Week during the second week of play. He is a force down low and very crafty around the rim, using his athleticism and toughness to lead our team offensively this past month,
Statistically, Herb ranks second in Region 3 for points per game, fifth for rebounding, fourth for field goal percentage, and ninth for free throw percentage.
Erica is a prolific three-point shooter with one of the top shooting percentages in Region III. She is the leading scorer for the Lady Vikings, averaging 15 points per game. During November she provided an offensive spark with key shooting in big games.
Team of the Month
The Hudson Valley Community College men's ice hockey team started out slow in the beginning of the season with a couple tough losses, but picked up to win six games in a row. They defeated NJCAA first-place opponent, Erie Community College back to back, achieving better team standings.