SJC Honors Inductees at Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

PATCHOGUE, NY – SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 – St. Joseph’s College is pleased to announce the celebration of its Third Annual Golden Eagle Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception on Friday, October 1 at 7 p.m. Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and Department of Athletics, the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at the John A. Danzi Athletic Center located on the College’s Long Island Campus in Patchogue, NY.

“We are extremely happy to honor the third group of Hall of Fame inductees,” said Don Lizak, athletic director at SJC. “These outstanding individuals and successful teams are graphic evidence of the depth of talent, and very rich tradition of athletic excellence that has been the mark of a strong and consistent program through the years.”

This year’s celebrated class of honorees include former multi-sport athlete, Allyson Wolff ’02; former two-time baseball MVP, Christopher Alfano ’93; former MVP goaltender, Edward Barbante ’01; women’s equestrian team founder and coach, Sheila Rodgers; the ’92 Men’s Tennis Team; and the ’04 Baseball Team.

Tickets for the event cost $25 per person, which includes the program and a post-event cocktail reception. For reservations and information, please call Matthew Colson, director of alumni relations, at 631.687.2653 or e-mail mcolson@sjcny.edu. R.S.V.P. by September 27.

The Office of Alumni Relations and the Department of Athletics at SJC established the Golden Eagle Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008 to honor former athletes, coaches and friends of the College. The honorees have contributed significantly to the athletic program and continue to exemplify the principles of sportsmanship and integrity through their contributions and achievements in their respective communities and professions.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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