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12.5.2018 | Softball
Barons softball welcomes new class of student athletes

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On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Barons softball hosted a kick-off event to welcome the 2019-2020 class of softball recruits to the RCBC family. Barry the Baron helped roll out the red carpet for the 13 players joining the team in 2019.

"It was such a proud moment for these young women as most of them have been committed to the sport from the age of 5 or 6. RCBC is thrilled that they have chosen to continue their softball career at RCBC," said Head Coach John Costa.

The 2019-2020 softball recruiting class includes:

Taylor Bass – Southern Regional High School/Inferno Gold
Mackenzie Drummond – Bordentown High School/Staten Island Saints
Diana Fine – Doane Academy/Pitbulls Gold
Tatiyana Ford – Southern Regional High School/Diamond Divas
Gianna Gussen – Gloucester Catholic High School
Samantha Meoli –Kingsway High School/SJ Gators
Taylor Murphy – Donovan Catholic High School/Inferno Gold
Samantha Pietrow - Maple Shade High School/Pitbulls Gold
Marissa Przemelewski – Pemberton High School
Madison Seidman – New Egypt High School/Inferno Gold.
Chardonnay Schwartz – Washington Township High School/Heat
Danielle Werts – Pennsville High School/SJ Gators
Paige White – Clayton High School/Pitbulls Gold

12.3.2018 | All Sports
Meet the Basketball Captains

Tamecia Player PhotoTamecia Ransom
Burlington Township, NJ
Women’s Basketball Captain
Why I chose RCBC: Because it’s program is a strong foundation to build my academic and athletics career.
Favorite Player: Lebron James is my favorite player because his style of play is authentic and he is one of the most versatile players in the NBA.
Favorite Food: Shrimp and lobster alfredo
Favorite Sports Memory: Was during my first year at RCBC when I had a personal record breaking 26 points and 24 rebounds in a victory against one of our rivals.


Tamecia Player PhotoAlexandria Sams
Burlington City, NJ
Women’s Basketball Captain
Why I chose RCBC: The classes are more one on one with professors. It was the perfect way for me to earn my associate degree without any financial burden.
Favorite Player: Any sports player who has a good impact on young kids.
Favorite Food: Cheddar broccoli soup
Favorite Sports Memory: 8th grade year when my middle school team went undefeated and won the championship.


Tamecia Player PhotoJustin Green
Newark, NJ
Men’s Basketball Captain
Why I chose RCBC: Because I felt like I fit in well with the team and the coaches. Also, I thought I would do very well academically.
Favorite Player: Paul George because of his determination and work ethic.
Favorite Food: Burritos
Favorite Sports Memory: When I hit the game winning shot in high school to take us to the playoffs.


Tamecia Player PhotoDevin Matchett
Burlington Township, NJ
Men’s Basketball Captain
Why I choose RCBC: Because it is close to home and it could prove me a top notch education compared to other junior colleges in New Jersey. It is a great stepping stone to get to the next level.
Favorite Player: Jackie Robinson because of the courage and poise he displayed through is pro years despite his trials and tribulations.
Favorite Food: Chicken quesadillas
Favorite Sports Memory: During my AAU days, playing for Coach O, in the summer of 2013. We only lost one tournament that summer.


6.18.2018 | Baseball
Baron sophomore Brian Nieves receives first team honors as infielder

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Brian Nieves, sophomore baseball player for Rowan College at Burlington County, received first team honors as an infielder. Nieves played shortstop for RCBC and was placed on the first team for Division II, All-Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and All-Region XIX for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Nieves attended RCBC for two years and was a graduate of Swenson Arts & Tech of Philadelphia where he was a key player in his high school’s 11-1 division record his senior year.

“Nieves will be missed, I wish I had just one more year with him," said Head Coach Mike Scanzano. "He can hit, run, field and throw with velocity. He is the mold for what you want out of a player.”

5.22.2018 | All
RCBC’s 2018 Intercollegiate Athletics Recognition Ceremony

On May 4, 2018, the Rowan College at Burlington County Department of Athletics celebrated the achievements of their student-athletes and coaches at the 2018 Intercollegiate Athletics Recognition Ceremony in the new Student Success Center on the Mount Laurel Campus. 
Student-athletes from each sport were recognized for their athletic and academic achievements. Each year, the coaches also present a Most Valuable Player and Coaches Award.  In addition, the Athletic Department presents a Team Academic Award to the program that has the highest cumulative GPA after the fall term. Freshmen and Sophomore Athletes of the Year awards are also presented for both men and women student-athletes who demonstrated exceptional service to the Athletic Department, in the classroom, on the playing field, and in the community.
Team MVP and Coaches Awards

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Women’s Soccer:
Coaches Award - Kenzee Hudson
MVP - Val Forrest

Men's Soccer Awards
Men’s Soccer:
Coaches Award - Mario Arroyo
MVP - Trent Hall

Women’s Basketball
Coaches Award - Tamecia Ransom
MVP - Ayanna Lewis

Men’s Basketball 
Coaches Award - Justin Green
MVP - Tristan Polnitz

Coaches Award - Ashley Klein
MVP - Brianna Anderson
Golden Glove - Valerie Heisler

Baseball Awards
Coaches Award - Nate Zito
MVP - Brian Nieves

Golf Awards
Coaches Award - Michael Perretta
MVP - Andrew Allison

Athletes of the Year
Sophomore Student-Athletes of the Year
Val Forrest, Women’s Soccer
Trenton Hall, Men’s Soccer

athletes of the year
Freshmen Student-Athletes of the Year
Allison Lyons, Women’s Soccer
Nathan Zito, Baseball

The Team Academic Award was earned by the RCBC Softball Team for the fall 2017 term with a cumulative team GPA of 3.2.
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

5.22.2018 | Women's Soccer
RCBC's Women's Soccer Team Holds Second Annual 7v7 Round Robin Spring Tournament

On April 7, the RCBC women's soccer team held their second annual 7v7 Round Robin Spring Tournament, which serves as a fundraiser for the team, at the Westampton Sports Complex in Westampton, New Jersey.

Games consisted of 25-minute straight play and offered ample opportunities for the NJCAA players and club teams to compete in front of some of the best local D​II​ and D​III​ coaches.

"The tournament ​provided an opportunity for teams to get out and enjoy some ​competitive spirit despite the cold April weather," said women's soccer head coach Kathe DeLitta. "Spring is a time to reflect on the prior season​,​ and create good habits to achieve our goals for the fall​."

Other participants in the tournament included the following: Georgian Court University, Bloomfield University, Chestnut Hill University, Rutgers-Camden University, Cedar Crest College, Harcum College, Union County College, and local ​U​-19 club teams.

1.26.2018 | Women's Basketball
Head Women's Basketball Coach, Carolyn Jones, earns her 100th Region XIX Win

Head Women's Basketball Coach, Carolyn Jones, earned her 100th Region XIX win, on January 18 when the Barons defeated Mercer County Community College 70-42. Jones started as an assistant with the program in 2007. She is currently in her 9th season, after taking over the helm of the program in December 2008. Her RCBC overall record is currently 142-98 and her GSAC record is 66-23.

The Lady Barons currently are 10-8, with a 7-4 record in the Region. They are currently sitting in fourth place in the Region.


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