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Rowan Battles But Falls Short in NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship Game

EWING, NJ (MAY 4, 2024)– Senior goalie Mel Rodgers made 16 saves and Rowan battled but fell just short in its bid to upset #9 TCNJ in the 2024 NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship game, with the Lions winning, 11-8. Elaina Corson and Molly Green led the Profs with three goals apiece. Rodgers faced 27 shots on goal and turned away six in the first quarter to help Rowan get off to a strong start. Her 16 saves marked the second highest total of her career. In a game that was worthy of championship status, it was nip and tuck with... Read more →

Rowan Defeats Stockton 13-8 Play TCNJ in NJAC Lacrosse Semifinals Saturday

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan scored five goals in the third quarter to break open the game as the Profs defeated Stockton, 13-8, in the Semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship. Rowan advances to the NJAC title game for the third year in a row, and will play at top-seeded TCNJ on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. The NJAC champion will earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship. Elaina Corson scored five goals on the day with Calista Burke adding three goals and a career-high four assists. Molly Green and Fiona Lockhart had two goals each... Read more →

Profs Brake Out of 4-Game Skid, Dominate Rutgers 20-5

GLASSBORO, NJ – Jason Morgan hit a grand slam and Pat Defeciani hit two homers as #18 Rowan broke out of a four-game skid by dominating Rutgers-Camden, 20-5, in NJAC baseball action. The Profs improve to 14-8 and 2-5 in the league. Morgan went 3-for-4 with four RBI as he hit his first career grand slam and the Profs’ first of the year. Defeciani had a two-run home run and a solo homer to score three times and drove in five runs, while Tyler Cannon went 4-for-6 at the plate and scored three runs as Rowan totaled 20 runs on... Read more →

Fifth-Seeded TCNJ Over Top-Seeded Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan couldn’t overcome fifth-seeded TCNJ as the Profs fell in the semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Men’s Basketball Championship, 79-73. The defending champion Profs (19-7) will now await a possible at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament, which will be announced on Monday. TCNJ moves on to play second-seeded Stockton in the conference title game on Saturday, as the Ospreys defeated Montclair State, 91-77. Nick Koch (25 points) and Matthew Okurie (21 points) led the Lions (18-8). Khalif Meares, the league’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year, had 21 points to lead the Profs, with NJAC Player of... Read more →

Albright College Students Competing as Members of TCNJ Varsity Teams this Winter

READING, PA (02/01/2024)-- Albright College students are competing as members of the Lions' NCAA Division III varsity basketball, swimming, indoor track and club cheerleading teams this winter. Crisanta Apistar of Marlton, NJ (08053}, is a member of the Women's Basketball team at Albright College this winter. A graduate of Cherokee High School, Apistar is studying Chemistry at Albright. Joseph Callahan of Mount Ephraim, NJ (08059}, is a member of the Men's Basketball team at Albright College this winter. A graduate of Bishop Eustace Prep School, Callahan is studying Alpha at Albright. Jackson McCrae of Sewell, NJ (08080}, is a member... Read more →

TCNJ Holds Off Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - A furious second-half rally by Rowan fell short as TCNJ held on for an 82-72 win in NJAC men’s basketball action at Esby Gym. Khalif Meares led Rowan (4-3; 0-2 NJAC) with a game-high 25 points. Meares added seven rebounds and six steals, and Mikey Robinson, Jr., had 10 points on 4-for-8 shooting in 12 minutes for the Profs. In the final two minutes, a three from Meares pulled Rowan within, 74-68, and after a TCNJ miss, Chris McCarron hit a three-pointer from the corner to cut the deficit to 74-71 at 1:23. But Rowan couldn’t convert... Read more →

Article by TCNJ Professor Wins Top National Award

'An article co-authored by Dr. Avery Faigenbaum won a top prize at the American College of Sports Medicine.' Ewing, NJ (Crothers Consulting) NEWS RELEASE / Thu June 15, 2023 10:30 EDT Article by Leading NJ Kinesiology Program Professor Wins Top National Award Professor from TCNJ's Kinesiology department wins top prize for co-authored piece at American College of Sports Medicine. EWING, NJ June 15, 2023 – The School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today announced an article authored by Kinesiology Professor, Avery Faigenbaum, PhD, has won the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)... Read more →

From the Court to Your Screen: Get Ready for the Top New Jersey College Basketball Teams

Are you a basketball fan looking for some exciting college action? Look no further than the top New Jersey college basketball teams. These teams are gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense rivalries. From the Seton Hall Pirates to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, you won't want to miss a single game. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team and witness their journey to the top. Join the conversation on social media, share your predictions, and get ready for a season full of heart-pumping moments. Meanwhile, do not forget to go through the... Read more →

TCNJ Wins High Scoring Game Against Kean, Lions NJAC Champs for 11th Time

photo provided UNION, NJ (May 8, 2023)--- The College of New Jersey hung on for a 12-9 win in the NJAC Baseball Championship winner-take-all game, capping off a wild high-scoring day between the fifth-seeded Lions and second-seeded Kean. With the win, the Lions are NJAC champions for the 11th time in program history and first since 2019. The Lions needed one win on Monday for the conference trophy as they entered the day as the lone unbeaten team in the tournament. Kean needed two, as the Cougars earlier loss came at the hands of the Lions in the opening round... Read more →

MSU's Sam Angelo, Kean's Collin Kiernan Named NJAC Player and Pitcher of the Year

PITMAN, NJ --- Montclair State University senior first baseman Sam Angelo (Toms River, NJ/Toms River North) has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference’s Bill Dioguardi Player of the Year for the 2023 season, and Kean University fifth-year player Collin Kiernan (Verona, NJ/Verona) picked up NJAC Pitcher of the Year honors. Additionally, Ramapo College junior Will Paoli (Flanders, NJ/Mount Olive) earned the Fireman of the Year honor, which is awarded to the conference’s top relief pitcher. Stockton University freshman Kevin Novobilsky (Ocean Township, NJ/Ocean Township) picked up Rookie of the Year honors. Their selections highlighted the 36-member 2023 NJAC Baseball... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Leading NJ nursing school prepares students for successful healthcare careers

TCNJ's reputation speaks for itself. We have consistently had a 94-100% pass rate... ~Dr. Tracy Perron, Professor & Chair, Nursing, TCNJ EWING, NJ February 21, 2022 – Healthcare faces a staffing crisis like it has never seen before. One study finds nurse turnover surged 8.4% between 2020 and 2021, propelling the national average to ~27%. In the face of this unprecedented industry-wide challenge, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is preparing young healthcare professionals to exceed standards and deliver best-in-class care. To get a better idea of just how SNHS accomplishes... Read more →

TCNJ's Public Health Conducts Decriminalization Workshops ...

...for police departments, community groups and other organizations across NJ.' EWING, NJ December 8, 2022 – In early October, President Biden announced pardons for thousands of people convicted of federal cannabis possession charges. The move comes after decades of what many call a failed war on drugs and a snowballing opioid addiction crisis throughout the U.S. With 2022 setting a grim record of 3,000 overdose deaths so far in New Jersey, public health students and faculty in the newly rebranded School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) educate state-wide law enforcement and community... Read more →

Good News:TCNJ's AmIOK Program Receives $1 million VOCA Grant

EWING, NJ December 1, 2022 – The newly rebranded School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today announced its trauma-informed campus initiative, AmIOK, has been awarded another $1 million Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant to expand to other colleges in the Mercer County, NJ area. “We’re expanding services provided by the AmIOK program to other colleges to share our work with higher education institutions that might not have the resources to develop a trauma-informed campus community. In a recent college-student survey, 95% of respondents reported negative mental health symptoms due to the... Read more →

TCNJ's Public Health Study Finds...

...More Media Support for Government Vaccine Promotion in Socially Unstable Nations These startling findings demonstrate the importance of original research to challenge conventional wisdom. ~Dr. John C. Pollock, Professor, Comm. Studies/Public Health, TCNJ EWING, NJ November 10, 2022 – A recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Europe. Fears of an upcoming virus surge this winter. And a lagging booster rate in the U.S. These signs spell trouble for the prospects of moving beyond the pandemic. Amid grim predictions, a new study from public health students and faculty in the newly rebranded School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The... Read more →

Rowan Host "Friday Night Lights" Against TCNJ

GLASSBORO, NJ (October 5, 2022)- Rowan will host "Friday Night Lights" on Friday, October 7 when the football team takes on conference rival TCNJ. Kick-off is 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium and the evening will be highlighted with a post-game fireworks display. The Profs are currently 2-1 on the year and the game with TCNJ will mark the conference home opener. As at every home game, the Bonesaw Beer Garden will be open from kickoff until the start of the fourth quarter and all fans age 21 and over are welcome. The Beer Garden is located in the... Read more →

Rowan Sports Update: Softball Earns Top Seed; Baseball Eliminated; Lacrosse Out of Tournament

CNB SPORTS NEWS Rowan Softball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Regional at Tufts; Profs to Open Play vs Cabrini INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The 19th-ranked Rowan softball team will take on Cabrini to open play in the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, as the top-seeded Profs will take part in the Medford, Massachusetts Regional hosted by Tufts University from May 13-15. Rowan (33-8) will face Cabrini (21-10) on Friday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. following the game between Tufts (33-9) and Muhlenberg (22-20) at 2 p.m. The winner of the double-elimination regional will advance to the Super Regionals on May... Read more →

College Baseball: Rowan Over Rutgers-Camden 2-1

CAMDEN, NJ – Ryan Murphy accounted for both runs, as #7 Rowan scored a 2-1 victory at Rutgers-Camden, in NJAC baseball action this afternoon, and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in the winning run. Profs' lefthander Eli Atiya went eight innings, striking out eight, to earn his seventh victory of the year as Rowan improves to 23-6 (9-2 NJAC). Murphy hit his team-high eighth home run in the third inning, a solo shot, to give the Profs a 1-0 lead. It was his second game in a row with a homer. Rutgers-Camden (17-15; 4-7), which outhit the Profs, 9-6, tied it up... Read more →

TCNJ's Health & Exercise Science Department Offering Health and Wellness Graduate Certificate This Summer

Ewing, NJ (Crothers Consulting) NEWS RELEASE / Thu February 24, 2022 9:30 EST Amid National Mental Health Decline, Top NJ Health Program Launches Online Graduate Certificate in Health and Wellness Amid national mental health crisis, TCNJ's health and exercise science department launches new fully online health and wellness graduate certificate. EWING, NJ February 24, 2022 – One of the more devastating effects of the pandemic has been a national decline in mental health. The US Census Bureau found overall household anxiety levels surged 6% from pre-COVID levels in 2021, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported... Read more →

Top New Jersey Communication Program Launches Groundbreaking Health and Wellness Specialization

Student-faculty partnerships at The College of New Jersey confront major national health issues. EWING, NJ February 16, 2022--(CNBNewsnet)==After over two decades of preparation, the department of communication studies at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a national award-winning program, launched a new student specialization in Health and Wellness Communication (HWC) in spring 2022. The HWC concentration is available to undergraduates enrolled full time. The innovative track boasts several faculty teaching courses and conducting research in health communication, collaborating with students in all scholarship phases and supporting student employment and graduate program aspirations. TCNJ’s department of communication studies ranks number one... Read more →

Rowan Women and Men Swim Teams Champs of NJAC

NJAC CHAMPS! Rowan Women's Team Defeats TCNJ, 157-139, to Capture Conference Crown GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan Women's Swimming & Diving Team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 157-139 win over The College of New Jersey on Saturday. The Profs win their 14th overall title and fifth in the last six seasons as the team did not compete in 2020-21. The NJAC crowns its champions through regular-season competition among the schools. Rowan went 4-0-1 in NJAC action this season. COMPLETE RESULTS Individually, Rowan had two swimmers win three events each. Veronica Alferez claimed first with a season-best... Read more →

Top NJ Public Health School Students and Faculty Partner

with State Initiative to Address Black Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) partner with First Lady Tammy Murphy's Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. Ria Rodney, MSW, Adjunct Professor, TCNJ EWING, NJ January 20, 2022 – Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are partnering with Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. First Lady of New... Read more →

Top NJ Health School's Social Epidemiology Lab Found Link Between Pandemic Mortality and Social Capital

EWING, NJ, November 24, 2021 -- Although vaccination rates are rising and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now endorses boosters for all adults, the United States recently passed 750,000 COVID-19 deaths. Amid new winter spike warnings from some experts, students and faculty at the Social Epidemiology Lab (SEL) in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have found a compelling connection between pandemic mortality and social capital and vulnerability across the nation. "We identified that almost 57% of the variance in the mortality rate distribution was explained by social capital... Read more →

Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to win 85-77

EWING, NJ – Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to pull away and score an 85-77 win in the NJAC opener for both teams. The Profs (4-0 ;1-0 NJAC) have now won four straight games to open the season. Arian Azemi had 13 points for the Profs and D'Andre Vilmar scored 13, with Damian Smith chipping in 12, and Hafeez Melvin adding 11 points. Ryan O'Leary contributed 10 to round out the double-figure scorers. Training 73-72 with over five minutes to play, the Profs went 6-for-6 from the foul line and used a driving layup from Azemi... Read more →

TCNJ Health School's Social Epidemiology Lab ID's Link Between Pandemic Mortality & Social Capital

EWING, NJ November 24, 2021 – Although vaccination rates are rising and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now endorses boosters for all adults, the United States recently passed 750,000 COVID-19 deaths. Amid new winter spike warnings from some experts, students and faculty at the Social Epidemiology Lab (SEL) in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have found a compelling connection between pandemic mortality and social capital and vulnerability across the nation. “We identified that almost 57% of the variance in the mortality rate distribution was explained by social capital... Read more →

Campus Gets Real: Leading NJ Health School Students Volunteer with $1 Million Program

to Help Peers Confront COVID-19 Trauma EWING, NJ November 9, 2021 – Peers are helping each other process pandemic trauma as The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) welcomes students back to campus. As part of a college-wide community learning day in September, TCNJ’s trauma support network, AmIOK, led 20 volunteers from various student organizations to facilitate programs focused on reinforcing resilience and raising awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ACEs are potentially traumatic events experienced at a young age that can increase chances of illness, early mortality, injury, crime involvement and chronic disease. Since the on-campus event, referrals and requests... Read more →

Rowan Sports Highlights/Results: Volleyball NJAC Champs; Football & Men and Women's Swimming

NJAC Champions! Volleyball Wins 3-2 Thriller Over Montclair State GLASSBORO, NJ -- In a match for the ages, Rowan claimed its fourth conference title and first since 2004 as the Profs took down Montclair State, 3-2 (25-23, 25-27, 19-25, 25-20, and 19-17), in the NJAC Championship here at Esbjornson Gymnasium on Saturday. With the victory, Rowan capture's the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Selections will be announced on Monday afternoon. The resilient Profs battled through deficits throughout the match, most importantly in the fifth and deciding set, as Rowan fought off match point five times en... Read more →

TCNJ Art Professor Selected to Co-Lead Author Global Art History Survey Textbook

Why a Leading NJ Arts School Professor Has Been Selected as an Author for Historic Global Art Textbook EWING, NJ June 15, 2021 – Professor of Art History in the School of the Arts and Communication at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Dr. Deborah Hutton has been selected to co-lead author the first global art history survey textbook of the 21st century. “The History of Art: A Global View”, published by London’s Thames & Hudson, comprises 75 cohesive chapters and addresses the need to improve inclusivity in art history education. “Along with editing chapters, I helped to recommend vocabulary... Read more →


PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team had five individuals and two relays that were named to the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) All-Conference Team. Nicole Notarianni (100 meter hurdles) and Olivia Scattergood (hammer) earned NJAC All-Conference first team honors. Makayla Taylor (shot put), Robin Collura (800 meters), Kari DiTonno (high jump) and the 4x100 meter relay were members of the NJAC second team. Taylor (discus) and the 4x400 meter relay received All-Conference honorable mention. The All-Conference Team was determined by the NJAC Championships results on May 8. At the conference meet, Notarianni won the 100 meter... Read more →

Why Students in a Top NJ College Health Program Are Improving Public Vaccine Efforts

Students in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have partnered with the New Jersey Public Health Association to understand why vulnerable demographics are hesitant to get vaccinated and how to improve New Jersey’s state messages to these populations. “Drawing upon data from New Jersey state, county, and city departments, we found little outreach to vulnerable populations..." ~Dr. Brenda Seals, Associate Professor and Public Health Chair EWING, NJ May 12, 2021 – The U.S. administered over 200 million COVID-19 vaccines in President Biden’s first 100 days in office. However, vaccination rates are... Read more →

TCNJ Partners with TCHS to Mentor Students Interested in Healthcare

CORRECTED/UPDATED Leading NJ College Health Program Announces Launch of Summer Training Program for High School Urban Youth EWING, NJ April 21, 2021 – The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today announced a new partnership with Trenton Central High School (TCHS) to mentor students interested in pursuing healthcare TCNJ's School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science announces summer urban youth training program partnership with Trenton Central High School. professions. The leading NJ college health program boasts the number one continued registered nurse education specialization in the state. “The advantages of health care... Read more →

ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ Co-Executive Producer Praises

Alma Mater’s Creative Freedom EWING, NJ April 20, 2021 – ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ co-executive producer Eric Johnson extols his experience of creative freedom at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). "Co-Executive Producer for ABC News 'Soul of a Nation' and The College of New Jersey alumnus Eric Johnson." Writing and producing at ABC News for over 14 years, New Jersey-born Johnson graduated from the leading public NJ college in 2004 as a Communication Studies major in the School of the Arts and Communication. “Comm studies gave me the creative freedom to feel confident in exploring possibilities after... Read more →

Why a Leading NJ College Health Program is Launching Virtual Platforms...

to Transform Traditional Learning Models During Pandemic EWING, NJ March 30, 2021 – Founded 50 years ago, the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is leveraging innovative virtual platforms to redefine traditional learning models and foster community-engaged learning. Higher education was hit hard by COVID-19, and one estimate reports overall fall enrollments dipped almost three percent 2019-2020. Traditional instructional formats have either halted or converted to remote outlets, and experiential learning opportunities are limited. Your Health Matters is a new online partnership among the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at... Read more →


TCNJ Performing Arts Program Leverages Hard Science to Welcome Back Students

photo provided EWING, NJ March 23, 2021 - In the beginning months of 2021, colleges are welcoming back students. As pandemic spread continues and variants pose public health threats, educational institutions confront challenges to reintroduce in-person learning. Traditionally an arts and media hub, the School of the Arts and Communication leverages hard science to reopen creative spaces, transforming The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) into one of the safest campuses in the US. “The college’s goal in performing airborne infection risk calculations was to implement strategies to help mitigate both infection risk and transmission rate,” says Campus Engineer David Matlack.... Read more →

How to Prepare for Your First UTV Race

Initially used at farms and ranches for hard work, UTVs are now the latest rage in hardcore racing. These powerful machines can cross any challenging terrain, from desert dunes and steep sludge hills to forest paths, mud trails, rocky ledges, and many more. While many people still use the “work” side-by-sides, manufacturers provide thrill-seekers with slick, narrow, roaring metal beasts to take to the next adrenaline-pumping race. Are you a fan of UTV competitions? You have come to the right place! Today, we are here to give you a short guide on preparing your competition UTV for the next challenge!... Read more →

CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students: Univ. of Mississippi Named to Dean's List

UNIVERSITY, MS (12/17/2020)-- The University of Mississippi recently announced students named to the Fall 2020 Honor Roll lists, including Dean's Honor Roll. The following students from your area made the list: Thomas Andrew Shover of Riverton, NJ. Reghan Joan Voigt of Somerdale, NJ. The Dean's Honor Roll is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74. In order to be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester. The University of Mississippi, affectionately known as Ole Miss, is... Read more →

Public Colleges Whose Graduates EARN the Most; TCNJ in the Top 15

Lattice Publishing Jul 16, 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE The William M. Hausdoeffer Sundial at The College of New Jersey Higher education is a significant investment, and the cost of pursuing an undergraduate degree has grown exponentially over the past few decades. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, one year of undergraduate education today costs about the same as four years of undergraduate education did in 1980. Over the same time period, post-graduation earnings have remained relatively flat after adjusting for inflation. The combination of rising tuition and low wage growth has brought the value of higher... Read more →

HINDU'S SAY: TCNJ refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its student newspaper “The Signal” from various locations, which states “Hinduism is an unforgiving religion”. “…we decline your requests to retrieve printed copies of The Signal or to remove the article”, “The Signal” Editor-in-Chief Emmy Liederman wrote yesterday in an email to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest. The printed January 29 issue of "The Signal" (Spring 2020 No. 1) in PDF, hosted by Issuu, carrying this objectionable statement, also continues to be posted on “The Signal” website. courtesy of... Read more →

Devitt powers TCNJ women over Rutgers-Camden

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Junior forward Shannon Devitt scored a game-high 27 points and sophomore guard/forward Rachel Gazzola added 18 to lead The College of New Jersey women’s basketball team over Rutgers University-Camden, 66-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The victory snapped the Lions’ two-game losing streak and lifted TCNJ to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in the conference. The Scarlet Raptors fell to 5-5 overall and 0-5 in the NJAC with their fourth straight loss. TCNJ has won its last five games against Rutgers-Camden and leads the all-time series, 59-12. The Scarlet Raptors... Read more →

Destin on doorstep of milestone, but Raptors fall to TCNJ men

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden senior forward Isaac Destin moved to within one point of reaching the 1,000-point milestone, but the Scarlet Raptors lost to The College of New Jersey, 83-65, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s basketball game here Saturday. The Lions improved to 6-6 overall and 3-2 in the NJAC, while the Scarlet Raptors fell to 4-6 and 1-4. TCNJ has won its last 10 games against Rutgers-Camden and holds a 67-18 lead in the all-time series. Destin notched 20 points, aided by 8-for-16 shooting from the floor and a 4-for-7 day from the... Read more →

TCNJ Baseball NJAC Champs for 2019

UNION, N.J. (May 9, 2019– It took a couple of extra days, but the TCNJ baseball team completed a perfect run through the NJAC Tournament as it defeated Ramapo, 9-4, on Tuesday afternoon at Kean. With the victory, the Lions are NJAC Champions for the second time in three years and for the 10th time overall. The Lions entered the tournament as the fourth seed, but TCNJ played like one of the favorites throughout. TCNJ never trailed through the 36 innings it played in four tournament games, and a strong offensive showing on Tuesday kept that streak alive. Five different... Read more →

Ewing Bar Linked to Fatal Crash Involving TCNJ Student

Agrees to Significant Curtailment of Business Practices under New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control Consent Order View Consent Order TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today announced that Landmark Americana Tap & Grill in Ewing will curtail its business hours, stop serving drink specials that promote unsafe drinking, and otherwise change its business practices under conditions negotiated in the wake of a fatal motor vehicle crash linked to the bar, which recently opened on the campus of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Under a Consent Order to be issued by ABC... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Ends Florida Trip with Four Wins; Team Improves Overall Record to 8-0

RELATED: Gloucester Catholic High School UPDATED: CNB Sports ST.PETERSBURG, FLORIDA (April 21, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)—The undefeated Gloucester Catholic Varsity baseball team, of Gloucester City, NJ ended the four-day Tampa Bay Spring Training event with an 18-6 win over IMG Academy Silver team of Bradenton, Florida at the Walter Fuller Sports Complex. Both Gloucester Catholic and IMG Academy had their offenses going on Friday, but Catholic prevailed thanks to 10 runs in the seventh. Will Shaffer earned the win for the Rams. He tossed three innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, and striking out three. Three relievers helped Catholic to close out the... Read more →

TCNJ baseball lands six on All-Region teams

Ewing, NJ … The American Baseball Coaches Association released its 2016 NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic All-Region teams and The College of New Jersey had six players earn regional honors. Seniors Patrick Roberts (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough), Garen Turner (Hainesport, NJ/Rancocas Valley), and Steven Volpe (Cherry Hill, NJ/Eastern Regional) were all named to the Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team. Senior John Rizzi (Long Hill, NJ/Watchung Hills) and sophomore Joe Cirillo (Fairfield, NJ/DePaul Catholic) were selected for the All-Region Second Team. Rounding out the six Lions was sophomore Zachary Shindler (Wantagh, NY/Wantagh), who received All-Region Third Team honors. The teams are voted on by members... Read more →

TCNJ Baseball Season Ends, Overall Record 32-12

Washington, Pa. … The College of New Jersey baseball team saw its tremendous season come to a close, falling to The College of Wooster by a score of 5-3 at the 2016 NCAA Division III Mideast Regional tournament hosted by Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa. The Lions finished the season with a 32-12 overall record, the most wins they have compiled since going 34-11 in 2007. The Fighting Scots (37-12) advance to play La Roche College in the loser’s bracket final. The winner will play Randolph-Macon College in the championship round. The game was delayed 20 minutes due... Read more →

TCNJ Baseball Earns At-Large Bid to Tournement

press release May 16, 2016 Ewing, NJ … The College of New Jersey baseball team earned an at-large bid to the 2016 NCAA Division II Baseball Championship. The Lions will play in the Mideast Region hosted by Washington and Jeffersion College. TCNJ (30-10) will square off against Ohio Wesleyan (27-14) in the opening round of the tournament. The game is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18. The Lions are one of eight teams in the tournament that also includes Johns Hopkins University, LaRoche College, Widener University, Wooster College, Randolph-Macon College, and St. Joseph’s College of Long Island. The... Read more →

Ramapo 6 TCNJ 5;Lions Eliminated from Tourney

Union, NJ (May 8, 2016) … The College of New Jersey dropped a tight ballgame to Ramapo College, falling 6-5 in the fourth round of the 2016 New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship Tournament. The loss eliminated the Lions (30-10) from the tourney, while the Roadrunners (32-10-1) will match up against Montclair State University in the championship game. The winner earns an automatic bid to the 2016 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Tournament. TCNJ will now wait for the NCAA selection committee to make its announcement on Sunday, May 15. The brackets are scheduled to be released at midnight. The Lions... Read more →

TCNJ downs Kean to advance in NJAC tourney; face Montclair on Saturday

Union, NJ … A gutty performance by senior right-hander Steven Volpe (Cherry Hill, NJ/Eastern Regional) lifted The College of New Jersey baseball team to a 10-6 victory over Kean University in the second round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference championship tournament. The second-seeded Lions (29-9) advance to the third round of the tournament, while the Cougars (24-16) have been eliminated from the conference tourney. TCNJ will either play Rowan or Montclair State University on Saturday, depending on the game between the Profs and William Paterson, which is currently tied in the 13th inning. In the winner’s bracket game today,... Read more →

Dickens announces retirement from coaching

English: TCNJ Library (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ewing, NJ … Wayne Dickens, the Head Coach for The College of New Jersey football team, announced his retirement from coaching on Tuesday. TCNJ has named assistant coach and defensive coordinator Rocky Hager as the interim head coach for the 2016 season. Dickens coached the Lions the past three seasons and has paced the football sidelines for over 24 years. He will ride off into the San Diego sunset with a four-game winning streak, as TCNJ won its final four games of the 2015 season. Dickens compiled an overall record of 11-18 with the... Read more →

TCNJ set to host NJAC playoffs

Ewing, NJ … After completing the regular season with a flurry of victories this past weekend, The College of New Jersey will host New Jersey Athletic Conference playoff games in baseball, softball, and women’s lacrosse this week. The baseball team swept Montclair State University this past Saturday in dramatic fashion to secure a second-place finish in the standings. Senior Garen Turner slammed a two-out, game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth and classmate Patrick Roberts delivered the game-winning hit in the 10th to claim a 3-2 triumph. That win enabled the Lions (28-8) to host the Red Hawks... Read more →

TCNJ Baseball Sweeps Montclair State

Ewing, NJ … The College of New Jersey registered a sweep in dramatic fashion as a game-tying home run with two outs in the ninth and walk-off single in the 10th lifted them to a 3-2 victory in the nightcap game over Montclair State University. Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth, senior Garen Turner (Hainesport, NJ/Rancocas Valley) launched two-out, solo home run to tie the game at 2. Classmate Patrick Roberts (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough) then ended the game with a base hit to right in the 10th to drive in senior John Rizzi (Long Hill, NJ/Watchung Hills) to set... Read more →