Averill Park Grad Earns All-American Status
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 28, 2002
Hudson Valley Community College softball standout
Christyn Hamel (Averill Park H.S.) recently was honored with Second Team
All-American status as a pitcher. Hamel, who also plays first base, led the Lady
Vikings to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III
championship tournament. Hudson Valley finished second in the nation, posting a
Hamel compiled a 16-3 record, tossing 14 complete
games and striking out 89 batters in 110 innings pitched. She posted a 1.46
earned run average.
Hamel also was Hudson Valley's leader offensively:
she batted .447 with 55 hits, 14 doubles, three triples, three home runs and 48
runs batted in.