Seven Kingsborough Athletes Named All-American

June 4, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Regina Peruggi, president, Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that seven KCC athletes were named All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

The Kingsborough athletes are the following:

Robert Mortel placed second in the 4X400 meter relay event at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals.

Faisal Muhammad placed second in the 35lb. weight throw event with a distance of 16.76 meters at the NJCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Nationals. He placed first in the Hammer event with a distance of 49.06 meters, 160.91 feet at the Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals. He also placed sixth in the shot-put at the Outdoor Nationals.

Blake Prince placed second in the 4X400 meter relay event at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals. He also placed fourth in the 4X100 meter relay event at the Nationals.

Haris Redzematovic was runner-up in the first singles flight and won first doubles at the NJCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Nationals. He also received the MVP Award and All Region honors at the NJCAA Region XV Division III Championships.

MaksimVergavoz was the winner of the second singles flight and won first doubles at the NJCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Nationals. He also received All Region honors at the NJCAA Region XV Division III Championships.

Jamie Wilson placed second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.21 and placed second in the 4X400 meter relay event at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals. He also placed fourth in the 200 meter dash and placed fourth in the 4X100 meter relay event at the Nationals.

BeraiahYisrael placed second in the 4X400 meter relay event at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals. He also placed fourth in the 4X100 meter relay event and eighth in the 100 meter dash at the Nationals.

About Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College, one of the top ten community colleges in the country and Brooklyn’s only community college, is located on a 70-acre campus in Manhattan Beach, on the southern tip of Brooklyn. The breathtaking campus overlooks three bodies of water: Sheepshead Bay, Jamaica Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It serves approximately thirty thousand students per year, offering a wide range of credit and non-credit courses in the liberal arts, career education, and specialized programs. For more information, visit http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu.

Contact: Ruby Ryles
Kingsborough Community College
718-368-5543