Hudson Valley's Baseball And Softball Teams Set To Begin Quest For Region III Title
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
Men To Play Jamestown; Women Prepare For Adirondack
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, May 7, 2001
Hudson Valley Community College's baseball
and softball teams each begin a quest for the National Junior College Athletic
Association (NJCAA) Division III Region III crown on Tuesday, May 8, partaking
in sub-regional games. The winner of each game will advance to their respective
NJCAA Division III Region III tournament, which begins on Friday, May 11.
Hudson Valley's baseball team (28-8 overall,
18-4 Region III), the third-seeded team in the Region III tournament, hosts
sixth-seeded Jamestown Community College (16-13 overall, 12-7 Region III)
at 3:30 p.m. Due to construction at Hudson Valley, the game will be played
at Christian Brother Academy's baseball field. CBA is located at 12 Airline
Drive in Albany.
The seedings for the men's tournament are as
follows: 1) Erie Community College 2) Columbia-Greene Community College
3) Hudson Valley Community College 4) Schenectady County Community College
5) Broome Community College 6) Jamestown Community College 7) Mohawk Valley
Community College 8) Herkimer County Community College.
Hudson Valley's softball team (21-7 overall,
18-4 Region III), seeded fourth in the Region III tournament and ranked
ninth in the nation among Division III squads, hosts fifth-seeded Adirondack
Community College (15-5 overall, 15-5 Region III) at 4 p.m. The game will
be played at Classie Lassie Softball Field in Averill Park, which is located
on Edwards Road, off Route 150 East.
The seedings for the women's tournament are
as follows: 1) Broome Community College 2) Monroe Community College 3)
Mohawk Valley Community College 4) Hudson Valley Community College 5) Adirondack
Community College 6) Herkimer County Community College 7) Corning Community
College 8) Niagara County Community College.