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MCC Men’s Basketball Season Ends Strongly

By quovadis April 10, 2019

By Genesis Torres, Staff Writer   The College’s men’s basketball team finalized their season with a record of 27-7. Beginning Nov. 3, 2018, the Colts sky-rocketed their season on their home court against Carolina Christian College with a final score of 96-80. Freshman guard Letrell West made a statement from the beginning, as he averaged 33 points. The Colts managed a five-game winning streak until they received their first loss against Brookdale Community College, with a final...

Blue Colts Defeat Monroe College in Doubleheader

By Samantha Cheng April 10, 2019

Team Earns 21 Runs in Game 1 and 28 Runs in Game 2 Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng   Tyler Sharfetz (41) smiles as he runs towards first base. Teammates celebrate after Josh Hernandez (30) hits a home run. Devin Schelmety (14) throws the ball back to the pitcher. Bryan Camelo (18) pitched for five innings in game 2. Alex LaMattina (16) at bat Dylan Schelmety (44) shuffles towards third base.

Colts Sweep Monroe College’s JV Baseball Team

By Samantha Cheng April 8, 2019

Box Scores Courtesy of NJCAA.org Game 1 Game 2 Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng Samuel Abreu (12) slides towards home plate. Daniel Gross (23) pitched in the second game for 5 innings. Tyler Sharfetz (41) runs towards first base as his helmet comes off. Pether Minier (28) on the mound.

Men’s Basketball Receives Honor

By quovadis April 8, 2019

Photos Courtesy of Middlesex County College The College’s men’s basketball team was honored by the Board of Trustees on Wednesday, March 20, for having one of the best seasons in school history and for making it into the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III National Tournament. The colts were also honored by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Thursday, March 21.  

Colts Reflect After Basketball Season Ends

By Samantha Cheng April 8, 2019

How do you think you did during the season, and what did you like about being on the team? By Samantha Cheng, Managing Editor Name: Vincent Montgomery Year: Freshman Major: Liberal Arts - General “When I first started the basketball season, it was pretty rough trying to understand the energy that coach wants since it’s a high level of basketball. First time playing college basketball, too. Also, one thing I could’ve improved on is being more aggressive,...

MCC Baseball is Off to a Great Start After Returning From Myrtle Beach

By Claudia Ugbana April 8, 2019

By Claudia Ugbana, Managing Editor The College’s baseball team won its third game in a row on March 10 against Spoon River College of Canton, Ill. on its spring training trip in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. According to http://www.region19.org, the team won 16-6. Head coach Christopher Mooney said the team won six out of the seven games they played on the trip, making it the most wins they have ever had going on the trip. Mooney also...

Wrestling Team Comes Back from Nationals

By Samantha Cheng March 25, 2019

“Describe your experience at the national tournament.” By Samantha Cheng, Managing Editor   Name: Michael Okaro Major: History Year: Sophomore “It was very competitive. It was a great experience. A little heart breaking when I didn’t get the results I really wanted. But it’s a learning experience, so I gotta bounce back from that. I made it to the round right before becoming an All-American, so I had to wrestle one more match before I was an All-American....

Meet the Coach: Christopher Mooney

By quovadis March 25, 2019

By Chris Place, Managing Editor Christopher Mooney is the head coach of the men’s baseball team at The College who has been around baseball since he was a kid.   “I played all throughout little league, middle school, and junior high school. I played all four years at Spotswood High School, which included winning a Greater Middlesex County (GMC) and NJ Group II State Championship in the same season in 2007,” said Mooney. He is an alumnus at...

MCC Blue Colts Earn Special Recognition

By quovadis March 25, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Samantha Cheng Letrell West was awarded the “a MVP” plaque.   Photo Courtesy of MCC Athletics Department Head Coach David Turco (left) stands next to Brookdale’s director of athletics and recreation, Katelyn P. Amundson (right). Turco was awarded the “Coach of the Year” plaque.

Meet the Athlete: Letrell West

By Chris Place March 6, 2019

By Chris Place Managing Editor   Letrell West is a guard for the men’s basketball team at The College. He has been playing basketball since he was 7-years old. He didn’t begin to mix it up with some of the other top players until much later. “I didn’t start playing high level organized basketball until my sophomore year of high school,” said West. Letrell said he models his game after some of the best players in the...