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Former Gila Monster Still Competing

Troy Hudson, (Eastern Arizona College graduate 1977), recently won the New Mexico Senior Olympics three point shooting contest for his age group and will have the opportunity to compete nationally. He was second in the free throw competition.

Hudson played two years of basketball for the Gila Monsters and named EAC Athlete of the Year in 1977. He was also named the ACCAC Player of the Year. Hudson was an assistant coach 1980-81 and the Monsters finished Region I Runner-Up.

Hudson transferred to Northern Arizona University and played two years of basketball before eventually being named to the NAU Sports Hall of Fame.

He is currently Athletic Director of the Roswell, NM Unified School District. He is on the New Mexico Athletics Association Character Counts Video.