Lady Vikings Defeat Tompkins Cortland
Latrice Cowart Sets College's Rebounding Mark
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, February 7, 2004
Freshman guard Jocelyn Moy (Greenwich/Greenwich High School) finished with 23 points and six steals to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (15-8/13-6 Region III) women's basketball team to a 73-54 win over Tompkins Cortland Community College ( 7-14/4-14 Region III) earlier today in Troy.
Sophomore forward Latrice Cowart (Severn, MD/Meade High School) had 12 points and 17 rebounds. In the process, she became Hudson Valley's all-time leading rebounder with 579 career boards. She surpassed Julie Broadhead, who had 578 rebounds for the Lady Vikings from 1990 to 1992.
Hudson Valley held a 55-34 lead with 13:44 remaining before the Panthers went on a 20-4 to cut their deficit to five points, 59-54, with 5:48 left in the game. However, Hudson Valley scored the final 14 points of the contest to bring home the 19-point victory.
Also finishing in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley was sophomore forward Megan Baldwin (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School), who netted 14 points.
Leading the way for the Panthers was sophomore Jaime Fisher (Interlaken/South Seneca High School) with 17 points.
Hudson Valley has won six straight games and will host Adirondack Community College at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10.
HUDSON VALLEY 73, TOMPKINS CORTLAND 54
Tompkins Cortland (54): Sara Clausell 4-0-9, Jaime Fisher 3-10-17, Sheena Adger 1-0-2, Kimberly Colombo 2-2-7, Heather Andrews 7-2-16, Heather Jarrell 1-1-3, Totals: 18-15-54.
Hudson Valley (73): Kate Collins 3-2-8, Linsay Frament 2-4-8, Latrice Cowart 5-2-12, Jocelyn Moy 7-8-23, Amy Trowbridge 1-1-3, Angela Rhodes 2-1-6, Megan Baldwin 5-3-14, Totals: 25-21-73.
Halftime: Hudson Valley, 43-25.
3-point goals: Tompkins Cortland 3 (Colombo, Fisher, Clausell); Hudson Valley 2 (Baldwin, Rhodes).