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RVCC Athletes Honored During 5th Annual Pink Games

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From left: assistant coach Phil Herro; Salman Hassan; head coach Kevin Ryan; James Richardson; Bridson Rivera, assistant coach Louis Mercer. Credits: Courtesy Raritan Valley Community College
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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College student athletes were honored during the College’s 5th Annual Pink Games.

Hosted by RVCC Athletics, the event also paid tribute to the College’s sophomore athletes, included a basketball doubleheader where players, coaches and fans wore pink to raise awareness for breast cancer.

During half-time, RVCC student athlete James Richardson was presented with a plaque and award from the Augie Eosso Legacy Scholarship. Freshman cross country runner Jake Thoden was honored for his success this season. Thoden represented the RVCC cross country team in the Division III National Championship meet and was selected to the NJCAA all Region 19 team.

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RVCC played against Lehigh Carbon Community College in the women’s basketball game, with Lehigh CC winning 59-41. Prior to the game, sophomore Morgan Quinn was honored by head coach Phil Herro and assistant coach Tyler Scoles and was presented with a framed photo.

Leading the scoring for the RVCC Golden Lions was freshman forward Abby Manuel with 12 points. Freshman forward Courtney Price added nine points, and freshman forward Destiny Lynch grabbed 13 rebounds.

Next up was the men's team facing off against Brookdale Community College, with RVCC winning 81-69. Prior to the game, sophomores James Richardson, Bridson Rivera, and Salman Hasan were honored by coach Kevin Ryan and assistant coaches Phil Herro and Lou Mercer, and were presented with framed photos.

Richardson led the scoring for the Golden Lions with 24 points, while Rivera and freshman Logan Santiago added 22 points each.

The talents of RVCC students also were showcased during the evening. RVCC student Daniela Arachon sang the National Anthem before the women’s game, and the a capella group Harmonally Balanced sang the National Anthem before the men’s game. The RVCC Dance Club performed at half-time.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road.

 

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