Big honor for CGCC women's Basketball team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 2.26.18

HUDSON -- The Columbia-Greene Community College Women's Basketball team earned their first-ever NJCAA Division III national poll listing on February 21, recording a fifth place ranking on a powerhouse team about to wrap up their last week of regular season play.

To celebrate their success, C-GCC will be hosting aPep Rally on campus on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 12:30 p.m. in the Hudson River Bank and Trust Foundation Dining Hall. The Twins women will also play their first post-season game at home the same day, at 6 p.m.,against Jefferson Community College for the first round of NJCAA playoffs.

"The rally will be our 'Pop-Up Event' of the week, and we will be providing free food, prizes, and give-aways all to bolster school spirit," said Barbara Shaffer, associate professor of Psychology and Sociology, who added that the home game at 6 p.m. is also Club Night, featuring the many clubs and organizations on campus.

In addition to their national ranking, the Twins women were also well represented in the Mountain Valley All-Conference: All'aha Albright, Casirirs Ruiz, and Daniella Weinschreider all were named to an All-Conference team and Tanisha Edge was named 2017-18 Player of the Year for the second time in a row.

For more information, call 518.828.4181 ext. 3327, or email jaclyn.stevenson@sunycgcc.edu.

Photo Attached: The 2017-2018 Twins Women's Basketball Team

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