ROSELLE, NJ - The Union County College athletic department celebrated their first End of Year Athletic Awards Banquet at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle, NJ on Wednesday evening. The night was a culmination of congratulations, celebrations and stories from this past year enjoyed by the 135 people that were in attendance.
The evening was highlighted by the athletic departments five major awards. Bea Rodriguez, Union's Director of Enrollment Services, was recognized for her unwavering support of the Union Owls athletic department. Jordan Rowley and Jessica Woods were recognized as the Male and Female Athletes of the Year, while Kevin Roll and Lauren Buchanan were honored as the Male and Female Scholar Athletes of the Year.
Women's soccer was presented with a ring ceremony celebrating their successful 2018 campaign on the field leading to a National 3rd Place finish.
The Academic Learning Center, Coaches and MVP Awards winners are all listed below.
2018-19 Athletic Award Recipiants
|Baseball||Calvin Colon||Jayden Jacobs|
|Men's Basketball||Tyheem Burno||Jordan Rowley|
|Women's Basketball||Jessica Woods||Tania Scott|
|Men's Cross Country||Anthony Paterno||Jose Alverez|
|Women's Cross Country||Tochi Chinedu||Nwaneka Chinedu|
|E-Sports||Jhordy Jaramillo||Julian Ortiz|
|Golf||Sam Skultety||Nate Halek|
|Men's Lacrosse||Greg Scaturo||Allen Melick|
|Women's Soccer||Jaquelin Argueta||GabriellaAngrisano|
|Men's Track & Field||Josh Fitts||Khaleel Roach|
|Women's Track & Field||Chisom Chinedu||Kadrian Rice|
|Women's Volleyball||Krystal Bernard||Samantha Curanovic|
|Male Athlete of the Year||Jordan Rowley||Men's Basketball|
|Female Athlete of the Year||Jessica Woods||Women's Basketball|
|Male Scholar Athlete of the Year||Kevin Roll||Baseball (3.80 GPA)|
|Female Scholar Athlete of the Year||Lauren Buchanan||Women's Soccer (4.00 GPA)|
|Most Outstanding Owl||Bea Rodriguez|
|Academic Learning Center - 1st Place||Imani Dawkins||Women's Soccer|
|Academic Learning Center - 2nd Place||Rhoda Agyemang||Women's Basketball|
|Academic Learning Center - 3rd Place||Chisom Chinedu||Women's Track & Field|