17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

July 10, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

Three Southern Volleyball Players Named to's First Team All State Squad

STAFFORD - Three members of Southern Regional's state finalist volleyball squad were First Team Selections by at the conclusion of Southern's successful 39-5 season.

Those chosen were Shane Bent, Arvind Kumar and Matt Maxwell. 
Coach Eric Maxwell noted that Southern's program has 22 players chosen to the first team in the history of the program. 

Shane Bent has ...

Southern Regional and Ithaca College Alum Allison Spaschak Named to Brockport College Womens Basketball Coaching Staff

STAFFORD —The College at Brockport women's basketball team in Brockport, New York announced this week the addition of Allison Spaschak to the coaching staff for the 2018-19 season.

Allison had a great career at Southern Regional High school and for the Ithaca College Bombers. Spaschak was named to the Liberty League All-Academic Team and was chosen to attend the 2018 Women's ...

Southern's Matt Maxwell, Shane Bent Named Players of the Year and Matt Jones Receives Honor

STAFFORD - Shane Bent of Southern recently was named Shore Conference Volleyball Player of the Year by the Shore Volleyball Coaches Association.

Shane's teammate Matt Maxwell, a junior, was also named Player of the Year by a different organization, the Asbury Park Press.  

Congratulations to both outstanding players. 

Matt's dad, Coach Eric Maxwell last ...

New Jersey Governor Signs Sports Betting Legislation

TRENTON, NJ — Operators of Monmouth Park and other race tracks have been champing at the bit to start accepting bets on sports other than its own horse racing.

The track is one step closer to doing so as on June 11, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic ...

Southern's Eric Maxwell Named Shore Conference Volleyball Coaches Association Coach of the Year

STAFFORD — Southern Regional Boys Volleyball Coach Eric Maxwell just received another distinctive honor. The long time Southern Regional Volleyball Coach was named 2018 Coach of the Year by the Shore Conference Volleyball Coaches Association.

Maxwell has been head coach at Southern for 19 years. His overall record is a remarkable 579-97.  

The Rams just ...

Southern Boys Volleyball Squad Falls Short in State Final to Old Bridge

SOUTH BRUNSWICK- The Southern Regional Boys Volleyball lost a tough contest to Old Bridge in the overall State Championship match on Thursday evening at South Brunswick High School.  The championship was a three set contest of extreme intensity.

Southern started out a bit slow and lost the first set 25-22.  The Rams battled back winning the second set 25-21 but lost in ...

Southern Boys Volleyball Advance to 10th Straight State Championship with 2-0 Victory Over Bayonee

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - The Southern Regional Boys Volleyball squad was victorious over Bayonne on Tuesday in the NJSIAA State semifinal contest winning 25-20 and 25-13 in two games.  

Coach Eric Maxwell's powerful program has advanced to the state final game for ten consecutive years. Southern's program is built for pressure.  Maxwell is willing to take on the ...

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