PR # 4 July 17, 2008
RVCC ATHLETES NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has named five Raritan Valley Community College athletes to its Academic All-American lists. The following students have been named to the prestigious lists:
Distinguished Academic All-Americans:
Marlon Avellan of Raritan (Men?s Soccer)
Amy Wilson of Bridgewater (Women?s Softball)
Jason Yanchuck of Somerset (Men?s Golf)
Christine Doremus of Dunellen (Women?s Softball)
Olan Adeyemi of Bridgewater (Men?s Basketball)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is the governing body of intercollegiate athletics for two-year colleges.
Three of RVCC?s sports teams?Women?s Basketball and Softball, and Men?s Baseball?are moving up to the NJCAA Division II beginning in the 2008-2009 school year. With Division II status, RVCC can offer athletic scholarships to students participating in those sports. In addition to the scholarship benefit, students are given support through the counseling and tutoring departments.
For additional information about athletics at RVCC, contact Matt Sommo, RVCC baseball coach/assistant athletic director, 908-526-1200, ext. 4805, or Jacki Belin, dean of College Advancement, 908-526-1200, ext. 8205.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .