(Roxbury, MA)) In an historic move after winning respective state championships, Roxbury Community College (RCC) is sending both its women’s and men’s basketball teams to the NJCCA Division III National Tournaments. This marks the third time since 2008 that RCC has had both teams (women and men) qualify for the national tournament. The games take place March 12-14, 2015. The tournament schedules are as follows:
The NJCAA National Division III Tournament - Women’s Basketball: March 12-14, 2015, Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA (streamed on: www.njcaatv.com)
The NJCAA National Division III Tournament – Men’s Basketball: March 12-14, 2015, Paul Gerry Fieldhouse, SUNY – Sullivan Community College, Loch Sheldrake, NY (streamed on: www.njcaatv.com)
Earlier this month, the Massachusetts state champions, the RCC Lady Tigers, defeated Bunker Hill Community College, 115-53, to win the NJCAA Division III, District F Championship at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA.
Meanwhile, the RCC Men’s team defeated Springfield Technical Community College, 80-63 to win the NJCAA Division III, District VIII Championship, at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA. The Tigers dedicated their win to the memory of Alex DeSouto.
Dr. Valerie Roberson, President of RCC, said, “Our men’s and women’s basketball teams, coaches, trainers and athletic staff made us proud with this historic accomplishment.We thank all of the students, faculty, staff, family and friends who support the Roxbury Community College Athletic Program. Let’s go Tigers!”
About Roxbury Community College:
The primary mission of RCC is to facilitate the success of students in achieving their educational goals. Now in its 41st year, RCC is a comprehensive, multicultural, urban, student-centered and open-access community college, providing learning opportunities for all who may benefit. The College serves the educational needs of Roxbury, surrounding communities and other diverse populations in the Commonwealth. For further details visit http://www.rcc.mass.edu