CRANFORD – An athlete from Union was among eight Union County College student-athletes recognized for their achievements on the field and the court during the fall 2019 semester by the National Junior College Athletic Association.  The eight student-athletes were named to All-Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and/or All-Region teams. The eight students were members of the men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team, and the women’s volleyball team.

From the women’s soccer team Kiana Veloso-Lima of Union was Second Team All-Region.

Other college student-athletes are from other towns throughout the County. Below is the list of the other students who were acknowledged for their athletic performance. 

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Women’s Soccer team:

• First Team All-GSAC & First Team All-Region

Lindsay Wielgus of Cranford

Sarah English of Clark

Destine Alarcon of Plainfield

• First Team All-GSAC & Second Team All-Region

Victoria Fernandez of Rahway

• Men’s soccer team:

• First Team All-GSAC & First Team All-Region

Dominique Denilson of Elizabeth

• Third Team All-GSAC & Third Team All-Region

Jacques Fuentes of Hillside

• Women’s volleyball team:

Second Team All-GSAC & Second Team All-Region

Murielle Mason of Cranford

“We are so proud of the achievements of our high performing student-athletes. Their individual drive for success is the catalyst for reaching both their athletic and academic goals,” said Dean of College Life Tammy Smith.