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Athletics Overview

 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM WINS NJCAA DIII NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

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After a gritty, hard-fought performance in the NJCAA DIII National Championship Tournament, the 2015-2016 Roxbury Community College (RCC) Lady Tigers are the National Champions. This is the first-ever national championship win for the women's program.

The team entered the tournament as the #1 seed.  On Thursday, March 10th, the Tigers handily beat the #8 seeded Ocean County College, 86-63. The Lady Tigers then beat the #5 seeded West Georgia Technical College 61-54 on Friday, March 11th to earn a spot in the national championship game against Northland Community and Technical College (Minn.).

On Saturday, March 12th, the Lady Tigers beat Northland Community and Technical College by a score of 61-57 to secure the title of National Champions. For a full summary of the tournament win, click here

Please join us in congratulating the team on their big win!

 

At Roxbury Community College, athletic success is achieved without compromising academic standards. The academic and personal development of every student-athlete is the primary concern of RCC and the Department of Athletics. Educational experiences in the classroom are complimented by those in athletics which promote discipline, teamwork, leadership and good sportsmanship. Roxbury Community College currently offers 27 degree programs of study (including, but not limited to, options and concentrations) and 11 certificate programs of study. Ultimately, all of these programs are seen as a means of developing the total person: intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, socially and physically.

Sports Offered:

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Indoor Track and Field
  • Women's Indoor Track and Field
  • Men Outdoor Track and Field
  • Women's Outdoor Track and Field

Roxbury Community College Athletic Tradition:

  • 2016 NJCAA Div. III Women's Basketball National Champions
  • 2000 NJCAA Div. III Men's Basketball National Champions
  • 27 All-Americans
  • 21 Time State Champions
  • 15 Time Regional Champions

Our student-athletes have gone on to play sports at colleges and universities such as Providence College, Franklin Pierce, UMass Boston, UMass Lowell, Curry College, Salem State University, Northeastern University, Columbia University, Rhode Island College, Boston College, Southern Connecticut University,  and Bentley University. RCC is also recognized as the first Junior College inducted into the N.E. Basketball Hall of Fame in the year 2003.

At Roxbury Community College, athletic success is achieved without compromising academic standards. The academic and personal development of every student-athlete is the primary concern of RCC and the Department of Athletics. Educational experiences in the classroom are complimented by those in athletics which promote discipline, teamwork, leadership and good sportsmanship. Roxbury Community College currently offers 27 degree programs of study (including, but not limited to, options and concentrations) and 11 certificate programs of study. Ultimately, all of these programs are seen as a means of developing the total person: intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, socially and physically.

Sports Offered:

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Indoor Track and Field
  • Women's Indoor Track and Field
  • Men Outdoor Track and Field
  • Women's Outdoor Track and Field

Roxbury Community College Athletic Tradition:

  • 2000 NJCAA Div. III Men's Basketball National Champions
  • 27 All-Americans
  • 20 Time State Champions
  • 14 Time Regional Champions

Our student-athletes have gone on to play sports at colleges and universities such as Providence College, Franklin Pierce, UMass Boston, UMass Lowell, Curry College, Salem State University, Northeastern University, Columbia University, Rhode Island College, Boston College, Southern Connecticut University,  and Bentley University. RCC is also recognized as the first Junior College inducted into the N.E. Basketball Hall of Fame in the year 2003.