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Self Defense for College Students-2019 Guide To Campus Protection

(CNBNewsnet)(December 14, 2018)--Many college students and institutions are aware of the importance of personal safety and self-defense, but not everyone knows the best ways to defend yourself. From keeping yourself prepared when out alone to knowing how to defend yourself and what to use, these rules will help in any campus. Don’t just arm yourself with a knife or stun gun, learn how to use them and how to avoid getting into a situation where they are needed. If you or a loved one are heading off to college, keep in mind these simple rules. 1.Keep off your phone The first step to avoid trouble is to be aware of your surroundings and stay off your phone. In the modern world of college campuses it... Read more →


NIU Squeaks Past Buffalo on National Television

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The Bulls to go to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile Photo courtesy of Dollar General Bowl. DETROIT— Fabulous Ford Field has become a fond venue for coach Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois Huskies. With 1:09 remaining, NIU struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass to defeat the University Buffalo football team, 30-29, in the 2018 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game. The final touchdown gave the Huskies their first lead of the game. NIU scored the final 20 points for the impressive comeback. The game, before a sparse crowd was on prime-time television, available to a national audience on ESPN2. NIU wide-receiver Spencer Tears catches TD in the 2018 Marathon MAC Championship game at Ford Field in Detroit. Photo... Read more →


Philadelphia Welcomes the Newest Smoothie on the Block – the CBD Oil Smoothie

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 1, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The smoothie industry is getting a real shake up thanks to the latest offering at Fuel Restaurants in Philadelphia as the brand-new CBD oil smoothie debuts. This particular smoothie is generating all kinds of buzz and interest as the restaurant looks to fulfill its goal of providing healthy, fresh, and fast dining options. These CBD infused smoothies are meant to give customers a way to nourish their mental and physical well-being in a tasty refreshing beverage. Fuel Restaurant Striving to Make Its Mark As Fuel Restaurant's president Rocco Cima comments, this isn't the first time the chain has looked to make a mark. In fact, rather than be a follower in the restaurant business, Fuel Restaurants have always strived to be... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a high-school essay or a postgraduate research paper, a thesis proposal or an MBA dissertation because any work done with proper assistance will ensure satisfaction at the most demanding quality standards and one's research is bound to stand out in any... Read more →


How To Write The Outstanding Essay – Don’t Ignore Some Good Points

What Is Essay Writing The essay is significant to you and the colleges to which you are applying. On the off chance that you think about the application as bits of a riddle or as autonomous voices meeting up to recount your story, the essay is a piece of the riddle over which you have finish control. The essay additionally gives you a chance to state what hasn't been said in your application and do as such in your unmistakable voice. For colleges, the essay not just gives a chance to assess your innovativeness, writing style and capacity, yet in addition says something in regards to your point of view—your inclinations, values, the manner in which you think—and the encounters and individuals who have particularly... Read more →


Some Useful Advices For Writing A Good Dissertation

CNBNews graphics file On the off chance that you are perusing this, it is sheltered to expect that you are some place during the time spent contributing an assemblage of unique learning to your scholastic field. This is, after all what writing a dissertation is. It is further protected to accept that in the event that you are at this phase of a scholarly profession then you have officially aced the basics of scholastic work. You are a lord of note-taking, a searcher and discoverer of libraries, you deplete lists and you possess google. You can pour over the old and the new of your field and string sections together to make insightful, stunning papers of astonishing splendor. Everybody says as much! It is very... Read more →


Keys To Being A Successful Parent

CNBNews graphics file by CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(May 16, 2018)--Parenting is a tough job, and you should be proud of yourself for getting this far! While there is no right or wrong way to be the best parent you can be, there are tips that will help you achieve success. Don’t let what’s happened in the past stop you from changing your ways going forward and making a better future for you and your kids. Stay hopeful that you’ll continue to learn and grow and be the best parent you can be to your children. Mistakes happen, so don’t let a few roadblocks get in your way as you embark on this challenge. Practice Patience Patience is key if you want to be a successful parent... Read more →


Parent Confessions: I Didn’t Understand the Seriousness of my Son’s Steroid Use

Photo Courtesy of Cindy Fox We are a baseball family. I played Little League Baseball® and so did both of my boys. Our oldest son went on the play collegiate baseball and was scouted by several Major League teams, and was Taylor’s idol. Like his older brother, Taylor played Little League and then played on his high school team. He was a very talented player, and had dreams of pitching in college and one day playing in the pros. Taylor was very competitive at everything he did – in school and in his social life. During high school, he was never satisfied with just being in the starting lineup, he wanted to be the number one pitcher on his squad. One of his coaches told... Read more →


CNB News Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Inducted Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at University of the Sciences PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/18/2018)-- The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society at University of the Sciences on April 8, 2018. Invitations to join ALD, a national honor society for first-year students, are based on attaining a first-semester academic average of at least 3.50 and ranking in the top 20 percent of the class. Austin Blumetti of Somers Point (08244) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Rebecca Cino of Linwood (08221) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Nicole Pancari of Somers Point (08244) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Lucas Burkhardt of Sewell (08080) is a doctor of physical therapy student. Keiya Moncilovich of West Deptford (08086) is... Read more →


High Five: College Baseball's Best Fans

source NCAA.com Baseball is one of the few sports where the playing field itself can be different from park to park. Sometimes really, really different. We tracked down six fields that had some of our favorite weird and charming features. Did we miss any? Drop us a line here and let us know your favorites. No. 6: McLane Stadium's outfield hill — East Lansing, Michigan (Photo courtesy of Joel Dinda) Michigan State’s McLane Field wants to make sure its outfielders know they’re approaching the wall. After the warning track, the outfield slopes up at a roughly 30-degree angle to the fence. It's no Tal's Hill, but it defintiely stands out in college baseball. No. 5: Dudy Noble Field’s “Left Field Lounge” — Starkville, Mississippi (Photo... Read more →


High-School Students’ Binge Drinking Predicts Health-Risk Behaviors

image courtesy of www.cnn.com Newswise (CNBNewsnet)— Underage drinking can lead to risky or harmful behaviors that include unintentional and unprotected sex, physical and sexual assault, traffic and other injuries, suicide, homicide, and overdoses. Binge drinking among adults is defined as five drinks consumed during two hours by adult men and four drinks by adult women – typically producing a blood alcohol level (BAL) of ≥0.08%. Adolescents can reach a similar BAL after consuming fewer drinks. This paper explored whether and how different levels of adolescent drinking affected associations with health-risk behaviors. Study authors analyzed past-month drinking and past-month or past-year health-risk behaviors from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, respondents to which included 4,646 female students and 4,722 male students in grades 8 through 12.... Read more →


Wayne State University to Host Fashion Event to Celebrate their Sesquicentennial

Rayneld M. Johnson By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive DETROIT-- On Wednesday, March 28th at noon, Wayne State University is hosting a special fashion event to help celebrate their 150 anniversary. Part of the official WSU Sesquicentennial series of events scheduled to highlight the occasion will be a special showcase that will feature fashions through the past 150 years. Included will be significant costumes and rare artifacts that glimpse and explore a timeline throughout Detroit’s rich fashion history. Form and functionality will be highlighted and some interesting firsts will be stressed. The multi-media presentation will be moderated by Rayneld Johnson, PhD (photo above). Johnson is a senior WSU faculty member in Fashion Design and Merchandising of the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art... Read more →


EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in the semi-final at the Mid-American Conference Championship in Cleveland. It is not the NCAA Tournament or even the NIT but EMU could go far in the CIT. Before a sparse crowd, redshirt junior Elijah Minnie had a career-high 29 points. Junior James Thompson IV tallied 20 points and pulled down a team-high 16 rebounds. Senior Tim Bond had a banner night with 11 points, 12 boards, and eight assists, while also adding two steals.... Read more →


*Benefits of Distant Tuition You Couldn't Think Of

CNBNews Staff To be or not to be, this is a question for many students, who consider the possibility of studying through distance learning. This article will reveal all the key issues of this matter. Over the years, distance learning in various forms helped realize the educational aspirations of students who could not or did not want to attend day internal classes. Students are often concerned about the choice of higher education through distant learning because they lack clarity about the pros and cons of this mode of study. It is a good idea to understand the advantages and disadvantages of getting a degree through the distant learning before you decide if you want to go on. You should understand that distant training may not... Read more →


Four NJAC Runners Earn All-America Honors

NCAA Men's 8K Results | NCAA Women's 6K Results ELSAH, IL --- Four runners from the New Jersey Athletic Conference earned All-America honors at Saturday's NCAA Championships in Elsah, IL, including Rowan's Kevin Veltre, Ramapo's Jeremy Hernandez, Stockton's Alicia Belko, and TCNJ's Natalie Cooper. Veltre came in 13th out of 279 runners for All-America honors. He covered the 8K course in 24:39.62. This season, he was the individual champion at the NJAC Championships. Veltre was the conference's Runner of the Year and on the NJAC All-Conference first team. Hernandez placed his highest in his collegiate career as he crossed the finish line with a time of 24:57.92 in the 8k race. The time put him in 38th place earning him All-American honors, the first of... Read more →


*COMMENTARY:

What Should You Look for in a School?

by Ernest Mendozza | CNBNews Exclusive What should you look for in a school? Planning to join a school or want to find a good school for your child? Learn about the things that you need to check. Read these points to end up with the best school for a brighter future. Schools in the United Kingdom Most of the schools in the United Kingdom have a good reputation, but let’s not forget that there are also a few schools where a lot of negative cases have happened and you surely don’t want yourself or your child to end up in one of them. Just like you spend a lot of time in searching for the perfect friend for yourself, you’ve got to spend time... Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: November 11; Top Defensive Player Samer Manna, Wesley College

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 11 Football Players of the Week on November 12. Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, November 11. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: October 8

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its sixth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 8. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Shane Doherty, Rowan Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Sprague, Ramapo Rookie of the Week: Chaz Burnett, Montclair State WOMEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Marisa Adelman, William Paterson Defensive Player of the Week: Kelly Wieczerzak, TCNJ Rookie of the Week: Phoebe Bledsoe, Montclair State FIELD HOCKEY Offensive Player of the Week: Elizabeth Morrison, TCNJ Defensive Player of the Week: Sidney Padilla, TCNJ Rookie of the Week: Megan Houser, Kean VOLLEYBALL Player of... Read more →


NJAC Football Players of the Week Oct. 8

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 6 Football Players of the Week on October 8. (click image to enlarge) Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, October 7. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: Oct. 2

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its fifth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 1. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Fabio DeSousa, Rutgers-Newark Defensive Player of the Week: Will Sjaastad, Rowan Rookie of the Week: Chaz Burnett, Montclair State WOMEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Marisa Adelman, William Paterson Defensive Player of the Week: Shelby Money, Rowan Rookie of the Week: Ana Lucia Silveira, Rutgers-Newark FIELD HOCKEY Offensive Player of the Week: Rachel Galante, Rowan Defensive Player of the Week: Christina Fabiano, TCNJ Rookie of the Week: Kaitlyn Prestinari, Montclair State VOLLEYBALL Player... Read more →


Week Five NJAC Football Player of the Week Selections Announced

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 5 Football Players of the Week on October 1. The selections ending the weeek of Saturday, September 30. Read more →


Rider's Joe Simone Named the PGCBL

Lawrenceville, NJ July 24, 2017– Rider University rising sophomore outfielder Joe Simone (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Hills) was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) by league office on Monday afternoon. Simone pieced together a strong week at the plate for the Trail Blazers, putting up .522/.538/.957 numbers over six games. His batting average ranked third among qualified players with double-digit at-bats, while his 12 hits, four doubles and two home runs all fell just one shy of the league lead over the past week. Simone's slugging percentage, OPS (1.495) and RBI total (14) led the league amongst players with at least 15 plate appearances. The 5-foot-11 outfielder, posted at least one hit in five of his six appearances, including three multi-hit outings. He also drove... Read more →


Davon Ortega Named Rider Softball Head Coach

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Athletic Director Don Harnum has announced the hiring of Davon Ortega as the Broncs' new Softball Head Coach. Ortega, who becomes the sixth head coach in program history, comes to Lawrenceville following a successful seven-year stint at Holy Family University. “I am honored and excited for the opportunity to be the next head coach of the Rider University softball program,” said Ortega. “I would like to thank the entire search committee, especially Don, for their belief in my vision as a coach and as the person who they feel is right to lead Rider Softball to future competitive success. I would also like to thank Sandy Michael and Holy Family University for providing me with the support and platform over... Read more →


Rider Adds Another Arm For 2018 Season

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced the written commitment of another student-athlete for the 2017-18 academic year. Left-handed pitcher Joe Papeo (Matawan, NJ/Old Bridge High School) has signed his NLI and will join the Broncs for the 2018 season. Papeo is part of strong incoming group of hurlers joining Ray Pacella, Vincent Vitacco and Stephan Gakeler, who is junior college transfer. The quartet of pitchers will look to make an immediate impact for the Broncs. “Joe will add to a growing list of new pitchers coming this fall,” Davis added. “He is a young senior with a great deal of upside. We expect him to push for playing time right away and bolster an underachieving pitching staff.” During his... Read more →


MAAC CHAMPIONSHIP: Iona Ends Rider's Season

NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The sixth-seeded Rider University baseball team fell to No. 4 Iona, 5-2, on Friday morning in an elimination game as part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Baseball Championships at Sal Maglie Stadium. The Broncs (24-28-1) see their season come to an end, while the Gaels (23-25) advance to play No. 3 Canisius in another elimination game later today. Rider opened the scoring in the top of the first thanks to an RBI groundout from senior Tyler Kaiser (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown). The Broncs would add another run in the second to stretch their lead to two courtesy of two-out, run-scoring single through the left side by Richie Tecco (Drexel Hill, PA/Monsignor Bonner). Iona would answer in the bottom half of the... Read more →


Two-Out Rally in the Eighth Propels Rider Past Manhattan

Courtesy: Claire Leger RELATED LINKS Box Score Sign Up For Free Email Updates NIAGARA FALLS, NY – Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert Hall) went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a pair of RBIs to lead the sixth-seeded Rider University baseball team past No. 5 seed Manhattan on Thursday night in an elimination game as part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Baseball Championships at Sal Maglie Stadium. The Broncs (24-27-1) won their first MAAC Tournament game since 2013, while the Jaspers (18-35) see their season come to an end. Rider opened the scoring with two runs in the top of the fifth thanks to a solo home run from Lipinski and an RBI double off the bat of Jake Bender (Ellicott City, MD/Marriotts... Read more →


College Baseball : Rider Opens MACC Wednesday Against Canisius

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – After finishing the 2017 regular season with a three-game sweep of Youngstown State, the Rider University baseball team enters the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship as the No. 6 seed. The Broncs, who are currently 23-26-1 and ended up 12-12 in conference play, take a four-game winning streak into the postseason. No. 6 Rider begins the quest for their third MAAC title on Wednesday, May 24, against third-seeded Canisius. First pitch against the Griffs is scheduled for noon in Niagara Falls at Sal Maglie Stadium. By virtue of Canisius defeating Niagara, Fairfield beating Quinnipiac, Monmouth and Iona splitting a doubleheader and Marist and Siena splitting a doubleheader all on Friday of the final week of the regular season the Broncs clinched... Read more →


COLLEGE BASEBALL: Davis Earns 900th Career Win as Rider Edges Monmouth

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Rider University baseball team rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth to edge visiting Monmouth, 6-5, on Monday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) action at Sonny Pittaro Field. The Broncs (20-26-1, 12-12 MAAC) took the rubber game in the three-game set with the Hawks (17-27, 9-12 MAAC) to close out their regular season conference schedule. Rider opened the scoring, plating two in the first inning thanks to back-to-back run-scoring hits from Riley Mihalik (Churchville, PA/Chestnut Hill Academy) and Harrison McClure (Atlanta, GA/North Atlanta/South Florida State). Monmouth would rally for five runs in the sixth to take their first lead of the day. Rider would answer with a run in the sixth courtesy of a two-out... Read more →


Kaiser's Three-Run Homer Leads Rider Past Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Senior outfielder Tyler Kaiser (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) smacked a three-run home run and freshman starting pitcher John Yocum (Easton, PA/Freedom) allowed just one earned run over 6.2 innings of work to lead the Rider University baseball team past Marist, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) action at McCann Field. The Broncs (18-24-1, 10-11 MAAC) snapped a four-game losing streak with the come-from-behind win, while the Red Foxes (25-19, 12-6 MAAC) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the sixth inning, Kaiser sent the first pitch he saw over the fence in right center to give the Broncs a lead they would not relinquish. Marist opened the scoring in the home half... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: La Salle Edges Rider, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (MAY 4, 2017)– Amanda Jordan (Somerset, NJ/Franklin Township) hit her second home run of the year and Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) tripled and scored a run, but the Rider University softball team fell to La Salle, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon. With the loss, the Broncs slip to 6-40, while the Explorers improve to 20-24. Clark led off the game with a triple down the right field line and scored on Shelby Miller's (Roseville, CA/Whitney) groundout. La Salle took its first lead of the game with two runs in the bottom of the first. The first two batters of the inning reached on a single and a walk, moved to second and third on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a sacrifice fly and... Read more →


College Softball: Broncs drop pair of one-run decisions to Lafayette

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Ellie Oruska (Chadds Ford, PA/Garnet Valley) led the Rider University softball team with three hits, including a home run in Game 2, but the Broncs dropped a pair of one-run decisions to Lafayette, 2-1 and 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Herb & Joan Young Field. With the losses, the Broncs slip to 6-39, while the Leopards are now 11-25. Samantha Sweigart doubled and scored on a Maddie Wensel single to give the Leopards a 1-0 lead in the top of the first of Game 1. A wild play in the bottom of the first evened the score as the Broncs appeared to have two runners caught at third base, but the Leopards opted to throw to second, where Sabrina Torres (Clifton, NJ/Paramus Catholic)... Read more →


Rider's Maddy Chain Led Softball Team with Three Hits

Courtesy Claire Leger Maddy Chain (photo provided) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (April 23, 2017)– Maddy Chain (Gloucester City High School, NJ/Gloucester City) led the Rider University softball team with three hits on the day, but the Broncs were swept by Niagara, 10-0 and 6-0, Sunday afternoon at Herb & Joan Young Field. With the losses, the Broncs slip to 6-33 (1-11 MAAC), while the Purple Eagles improve to 15-19 (6-6 MAAC). In Game 1, the Purple Eagles scored five runs apiece in the first and second innings to put the game out of reach. The game started ominously as Niagara’s first batter, Sarah March, homered. Back-to-back doubles plated a second run before a string of two singles and an error made it 5-0. Five hits in the... Read more →


Chicago Sky Draft Jankoska in First Round, Joins the Rutgers Connection

Graphic courtesy of MSU Sports Information By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive FREELAND, Mich. -- Tori Jankoska couldn’t hold back the tears of joy when, with the ninth overall pick, she was drafted by the Chicago Sky. She watched the draft festivities with about 40 family and friends in the basement of her parents, Randy and Lisa Jankoska. The Michigan State guard wanted to stay in the confines of support and share the experience. Her whole playing career has been that way. She shares and dishes off to her teammates. She offers support. She is the complete team player. Michigan State head coach Suzy Merchant watched the draft in Freeland along with the Jankoska family. As a senior, in 33 games this season, Jankoska averaged... Read more →


Rider's Tecco Named College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University sophomore baseball player Richie Tecco (Drexel Hill, PA/Monsignor Bonner) was named the College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week on Monday evening as announced by the website. It marked the first time in his young career that he has earned recognition for his play on the field. He becomes the second Bronc this spring to be honored by College Sports Madness after freshman Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ/Jackson Memorial) was tabbed as the conference's Player of the Week in mid-March. “It’s well deserved,” Rider Head Coach Barry Davis said. “Richie has battled all year to improve his game. He’s been solid defensively and his offense has picked up, giving the team quality at-bats.” In three starts last week, Tecco hit... Read more →


College Baseball: Rider's Yocum and Lipinski Earn MAAC Weekly Honors

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (April 11, 2017)– After a perfect 4-0 week, highlighted by a three-game sweep of conference foe Saint Peter’s, the Rider University baseball team had a pair of players honored with weekly recognition by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. Freshman pitcher John Yocum (Easton, PA/Freedom) was named the MAAC Rookie of the Week and catcher Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert Hall) was tabbed as the MAAC Player of the Week. It is the first weekly honor of Yocum’s young career and it is also the first time Lipinski has received weekly league-wide distinction as well. Three Broncs have now earned weekly recognition from the MAAC this spring after junior lefty Nick Margevicius (North Royalton, OH/Saint Ignatius) was honored as the MAAC Pitcher of... Read more →


Rider's Lee Lipinski Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch List

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has added twelve catchers to the official watch list of the 2017 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com and Rider University senior Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert Hall) was one of players selected. The total number of student-athletes on the watch list is now 97. The Johnny Bench Award is given annually to the top Division I collegiate catcher and the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 1, 2017. The watch list will be narrowed down to the semifinalists, whom will be announced May 17, 2017. Ballots will be sent to the national voting panel at the end of May for a vote to determine the three finalists. The finalists will be... Read more →


Rider Broncs Fall to Campbell University 7-5

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BUIES CREEK, NC – The Rider University baseball team fell to host Campbell University, 7-5, in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Jim Perry Stadium. The Broncs (5-7) suffered their second road loss in a row, while the Camels (7-9) have won two of their last three at home. Trailing, 7-0, in the eighth, Rider would not go down without a fight. The Broncs plated three runs in the frame and loaded the bases with two outs before Campbell reliever, Wyatt Tyson, got out of the jam. In the eighth inning, pinch hitter Dallas Clark (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) walked with the bases loaded and junior infielder Jake Bender (Ellicott City, MD/Marriotts Ridge) delivered a two-run single to left for... Read more →


Rider's Johnson Named College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week

Tue, March 14, 2017/Courtesy Peter G. Borg (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University freshman baseball player Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ (Jackson Memorial) was named the College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the website. It marked the first time in Johnson’s young career that he has earned recognition for his play on the field. “Kyle was the catalyst in all three games against Georgia last week setting the tone for us from the start,” Rider Head Coach Barry Davis said. “He also played exceptional defense as well. He was a significant contributor factoring into the team’s success.” Johnson had a stellar week for Rider, hitting .429 from the leadoff spot as the Broncs took two out of... Read more →


Broncs Softball Sweep Coppin State

Monday, March 13, 2017 Courtesy Peter G. Borg (Rider University) BALTIMORE, MD – Amanda Crimarco (Levittown, NY/Kellenberg) and Maddy Chain (Gloucester High NJ/Gloucester City) had four hits apiece as the Rider University softball team swept Coppin State, 6-3 and 6-5, Monday afternoon at UMBC. Crimarco homered, drove in four and scored twice as the Broncs improved to 2-11. Chain also added a pair of RBI’s and a run scored. Coppin State falls to 2-16 with the losses. After the Eagles struck for two in the second inning of Game 1, the Broncs scored one in the third, three in the fourth and two more in the fifth to take a 6-2 lead. Chain’s RBI single in the third got things started, before an Amanda Jordan(Somerset,... Read more →


Rider Smacks 14 Hits in Win at Georgia

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ATHENS, GA (March 10, 2017)– In a homecoming of sorts, junior Harrison McClure (Atlanta, GA/South Florida StateNorth Atlanta) went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored to lead the visiting Rider University baseball team past the University of Georgia, 11-4, on Friday evening at Foley Field. The Broncs (4-5) have now won four of their last five games, while the Bulldogs (6-9) suffered their third loss at home in their last four contests. Rider got off to a quick start, plating six runs on seven hits in the top of the first. During the frame, the first seven Broncs to step to the plate reached base safely. In the first, junior Jake Bender (Ellicott City, MD/Marriotts Ridge)... Read more →


Broncs drop final two games of Camel Stampede

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Courtesy Rider Sports Information Sat, March 04, 2017 BUIES CREEK, NC – Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) went 2-for-3 vs. Appalachian State and Kiera Swank (Bear, DE/Caravel Academy) delivered an RBI single vs. Campbell, but the Rider University softball team was defeated by the Mountaineers, 7-1, and by the Camels, 5-2, to close out the Camel Stampede Saturday afternoon. With the losses, the Broncs drop to 0-9. The Broncs scored first against the Mountaineers in the top of the first, with Josettee Spencer (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough) reaching on an error, advancing two bases on Clark’s single and scoring on a two-out error by the shortstop. But Appalachian State scored twice in the second, single runs in the fourth... Read more →


Rider Dropped Doubleheader Against Charlotte

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CHARLOTTE, NC – The Rider University baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Charlotte at Hayes Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The 49ers (5-2) took the opener, 13-2, and scored a 12-2 victory versus the Broncs (0-3) in game two. In the first game of the day, Charlotte played three in the first and added seven runs in the third to chase Rider starter Paul Sparano (Ewing, NJ/Ewing). Rider would score runs in the sixth and seventh frames to get on the board. In the sixth, Jake Bender (Ellicott City, MD/Marriotts Ridge) picked up and RBI on a fielder’s choice to short and in the seventh Mike Volaski (Oxnard, CA/Ventura CC/Oxnard) knocked in the other Bronc run... Read more →


Rider Opens the 2017 Season This Weekend at Charlotte

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Courtesy Rider Sports Information LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Rider University baseball team is set to open the 2017 season with a road trip to the Tar Heel State to square off with the Charlotte 49ers in a four-game series this weekend, February 24-26. The series marks the start off a tough non-conference slate that includes games against Georgia, Campbell, Radford and Rutgers. “We’ve got a difficult schedule right from the start,” Rider University Head Coach Barry Davis said. “The non-conference, early-season schedule is challenging and it will prepare us for MAAC play which it does every year.” Three keys to watch for this season for the Broncs will be their starting pitching, the play of new shortstop Richie... Read more →


Broncs fall to UNCG, UMKC

CONWAY, SC – Senior Delany DeMello (Roseville, CA/Roseville) went 3-for-4, but the Rider University softball team fell to the University of North Carolina Greensboro 6-0, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, 8-0, Saturday on Day 2 of the Battle at the Beach, hosted by Coastal Carolina. With the losses, the Broncs slip to 0-4, while the Spartans improve to 4-3 and the Kangaroos are now 2-5. DeMello went 2-for-2 against the Spartans, while Toni Nino (Adelanto, CA/Silverado), Gabby Bram (Jackson, NJ/Red Bank Catholic) and Josettee Spencer (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough) also added a hit apiece. The Spartans scored two each in the second and third innings, while adding single runs in the fourth and sixth to secure the 6-0 win. Against the Kangaroos, DeMello, Elyse Cuttic (Easton,... Read more →


Broncs Softball Drops First 2 Games of the Battle at the Beach

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CONWAY, SC (February 17, 2017)– Junior Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) homered against UNC Greensboro, but the Rider University softball team was defeated by the Spartans, 19-1, and host Coastal Carolina, 11-0, on the opening day of the Battle at the Beach Friday. With the season-opening losses, the Broncs are now 0-2. The Spartans improved to 2-3, while the Chanticleers are now 5-2. In the first contest, the Spartans scored three in the first, one in the second and blew the game open with a nine-run third. The Broncs got their only run of the game on Clark’s solo shot to center to lead off the bottom of the fourth. Against Coastal Carolina, the Chanticleers scored two... Read more →


Broncs open 2017 this weekend at Coastal Carolina

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – With longer days of sunlight and warmer temperatures on the horizon, the Rider University softball team is set to begin its 2017 campaign this weekend with a trip to South Carolina to compete in the Battle at the Beach, hosted by Coastal Carolina. The three-day, five-game trip highlights an early season non-conference schedule that sees that Broncs face quality opponents. “We play a good mix of competitive teams, which I’m really excited for to open up our season,” Rider University Head Coach Jaclyn Timko said. Entering her second season at the helm of the program, she is looking for the team to continue and grow. “We have a motto this year of Fight,” Timko said.... Read more →


2017 Cotton Bowl Classic for Midwest Bragging Rights

By Raymond Rolak | Exclusive for CNBNews DALLAS-- Both teams excel at the skill positions and have explosive scoring potential. The game will be determined by the depth of the Wisconsin line play pitted against the offensive minded enthusiasm of undefeated Western Michigan University. This will determine the 2017 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic title. The Badgers will meet the Broncos in the 81st edition, in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium on Monday, January 2. This is the first Cotton Bowl Classic for either team. Wisconsin (10-3) and WMU (13-0) have met four times previously, all in Madison and with the Badgers leading the all-time series 3–1. The most recent meeting was on August 31, 2000, when Wisconsin defeated the Broncos, 19–7. It is a classic... Read more →


Broncs add three to 2017-18 incoming class

Courtesy: Brian David Solomon (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced three additional commitments to the 2017-18 incoming class. Joining prior commitments Jake Barbiere (Randolph, NJ/Randolph), Elias Gross (Bethlehem, PA/Liberty), Ray Pacella (Stony Point, NY/North Rockland), Lou Priolo (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) and Vincent Vitacco (Staten Island, NY/Monsignor Farrell) will be Dominic Caraballo (Colts Neck, NJ/Red Bank Catholic), Zac Gakeler (Jobstown, NJ/Northern Burlington [Mercer County C.C.]) and Timmy Stephan (Culpeper VA/Highland School). “In a critical recruiting year, acquiring as much talent continues to be imperative and with the addition of these three, we have met this on-going objective,” said Davis. Caraballo is a left-handed hitting outfielder out of Red Bank Catholic High School. He was a First Team All-Division performer... Read more →


SAVE THE DATE: Rider University First Pitch Dinner January 21; Special Guest, John Barr

The Rider University baseball team will have its ninth annual First Pitch Dinner on from 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017, in the Cavalla Room of the Bart Luedeke Center on campus. The special guest will be former Bronc baseball player and current Major League Baseball executive John Barr ’79. Barr just completed his 32nd season as a Major League Baseball executive, including the last nine with the San Francisco Giants. With the Giants, Barr oversees amateur and international scouting. Under his guidance, the Giants drafted 2010 Rookie of the Year Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik and Matt Duffy, all of whom contributed to the Giants’ three World Series titles. The Audubon, NJ native left his well-paid and promising job with... Read more →


Broncs Sign Five For 2017-18

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information Release: November 18, 2016 Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced the written commitments of five student-athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. Jake Barbiere (Randolph, NJ/Randolph), Elias Gross (Bethlehem, PA/Liberty), Ray Pacella (Stony Point, NY/North Rockland), Lou Priolo (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) and Vincent Vitacco (Staten Island, NY/Monsignor Farrell) will join the Broncs for the 2018 season. “I am excited to announce five additions to our baseball program for the 2017-18 season,” said Davis. “Each of these young men are likely to contribute right away. In an effort to rebuild this roster, this class is critical to hitting the target. The expectations for this group are extremely high and they know it.... Read more →