Lady Vikings Down Morrisville, 66-47
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, February 21, 2002
Troy, N.Y., February 21, 2002 – Hudson Valley
Community College's women's basketball team began this evening's contest at the
McDonough Complex with a 9-0 run and never trailed in a 66-47 victory over SUNY
All-American Lindsey Bradt (Bishop Maginn H.S.)
scored six of her game-high 17 points in the game's first four minutes, helping
the Lady Vikings open up a 15-2 advantage. Bradt, who made 8-of-11 field goal
attempts, also had six rebounds and four assists on the game.
Hudson Valley, ranked No. 5 in the nation among NJCAA
Division III teams, is now 22-4 overall. Morrisville is 14-13.
Center Meghan Squires (Hoosic Valley H.S.)
contributed 12 points and 13 rebounds to the Hudson Valley cause. Angela von
Wergers (Bishop Gibbons H.S.) had nine points and eight rebounds.
In the 2000-01 academic year, Hudson Valley's athletic
teams combined to win 72 percent of their contests. The ice hockey team won the
NJCAA championship, the baseball team earned a berth in the NJCAA World Series
and the football team won the Region III title. The women's basketball team
earned a No. 1 national ranking and turned in a 24-3 record while the men's hoop
squad competed in the Region III championship game. Additionally, two Vikings
earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status, 20 were named All-Region III
performers, and 10 were honored with All-American status.