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Women's Basketball Defeated 71-54 at Onondaga

Women's basketball defeated by Onondaga 71-54 on December 4, 2019.

CONTACT: Adam Sopris,, 518-629-7898 or 518-416-2137
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Hudson Valley women's basketball team dropped an NJCAA Region 3 matchup 71-54 on the road at Onondaga on Wednesday evening on the campus of Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY

The Vikings jumped out to a lead in the first quarter but ultimately ran into foul trouble and the Lazers pulled away from the Vikings in the fourth quarter to give Hudson Valley their second straight loss. 

Leading the way for Hudson Valley was freshman Alexandra Rifenburg (Schaghticoke / Hoosic Valley). Rifenburg scored a team-best 18 points, which included three 3-poiint field goals. 

Hudson Valley's leading scorer, Emily Erickson (Melrose/Tamarac) was held to 10 points as she extended her double-digit scoring streak to six straight games. Entering tonight's game, Erickson was averaging 21.3 points per game, which ranked second in Region 3.

Hudson Valley women's basketball is back on the court this weekend when they travel to play Orange at 1 p.m. in Middletown, NY.