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Women's Basketball

02/12/2008
Hudson Valley Women’s Basketball Falls to Fulton-Montgomery

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (11-14) women’s basketball team suffered a 67-64 loss to Fulton-Montgomery Community College (9-13) this evening in Troy.

Hudson Valley trailed 63-56 with 2:30 remaining before going on a 6-0 run to cut the deficit to 63-62. However, freshman Ashley Greco (Amsterdam High School) buried all four of her free throws over the final 30 second that enabled the Raiders to maintain the lead. Greco finished the game with 12 points. Amber Shamberger (Norman Thomas High School) led Fulton-Montgomery with 16 points.

Freshman Amber Batzold (Albany/Columbia High School) led Hudson Valley with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore Erika Russo (Salem/Salem High School) had 20 points and 15 rebounds.

Hudson Valley will return home Saturday, February 16 when it hosts SUNY Delhi at 1 p.m.

FULTON-MONTGOMERY 67, HUDSON VALLEY 64

Fulton-Montgomery (67): Ashley Greco 4-4-12, Rachael Gugimelli 4-0-8, Mariel Rozon 3-2-8, Amber Shamberger 8-0-16, Gina Parillo 5-0-13, Rachelle Gugimelli 4-0-9, Totals: 28-6-67.

Hudson Valley (64): Jean Gijanto 0-1-1, Erika Russo 6-6-20, Jenna Smith 1-1-3, Stevie Connell 1-0-2, Lauren Monteith 2-1-5, Amber Batzold 11-2-24, Lindsay Zilberman 2-5-9, Totals 23-26-64.

Three-point goals: Fulton-Montgomery 4 (Parillo 3, Rachelle Gugimelli 1); Hudson Valley 2 (Russo 2)

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 35-29.