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Women’s Lacrosse finish 2nd in national tournament

AACC Women's Lacrosse placed second in the NJCAA Lacrosse championship in mid-May.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

August 24, 2019

AACC hosted the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Women’s Lacrosse championship tournament at Siegert Field in mid-May. The Riverhawks placed second in the tournament, falling to Harford Community College, 22-12, in the championship game. Post-season, four Riverhawks earned All-America...

Women’s cross-country starts new year

Women's cross-country has a new coach ahead of the upcoming season.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

August 24, 2019

The coach of AACC’s new Men’s Cross-Country team also took over as head coach of Women’s Cross-Country, starting this season. Coordinator of Athletics Keith Bigelow replaced long-time coach Jim Griffiths, who retired last season after his team won the Division III Region 20 championship. Griffiths...

Golfer scores 311 for 11th in championship

AACC golfer Luke Schwartz scores 311 to finish 11th in the NJCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship.

Christina Browning, Multimedia Editor

August 24, 2019

A second-year business administration student placed 11th in the NJCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship in June. Luke Schwartz scored 311 over the four-day tournament, earning him Second Team All-America honors. Former AACC student Michael Weller placed No. 42 with a final score of 328.

VB team eyes winning term

Middle Taliyah Johnson (left), setter Grace Lindemann, outside hitter Sylvia Frye and right side Tori Cain practice for the upcoming Women's Volleyball season.

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Volleyball players said they are preparing for the fall season with communication and connectedness in mind. The team concluded last season with a 6-14 record, losing in the NJCAA Division III Region 20 championship game 3-1 to Butler County Community College. New head coach Tatiana Cooper...

Cross-country for men back

Men's Cross-Country returns to AACC this fall as the women's team preps for an Aug. 1 meet.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2019

AACC Athletics brought back Men’s Cross-Country this semester after a 10-year absence. “We had a women’s team, so why not have a men’s team?” said Coordinator of Athletics Keith Bigelow, who will coach the team. Bigelow said Men’s Cross-Country will qualify as a team with five runners,...

Players express hope for success this year

Second-year defender Cole Switzer (left) and second-year midfielder Angel Calderon say they are enthusiastic about the upcoming soccer season.

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Men’s Soccer players said in August they feel confident about the upcoming season. The team ended last year with an 8-5-1 record. The season culminated with a loss in the NJCAA Division III Region 20 Tournament championship game, losing 2-1 to Howard Community College. “We came very close...

Athletes aim for unity

AACC Women's Soccer players say they have set their sights on a win at nationals this season.

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Women’s Soccer players said they expect their team to be more unified this season than last, when they finished the year with six wins and six losses. The Riverhawks ended last season as one of three teams to qualify for the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region 20 Tournament,...

Riverhawk athlete gets All-American selection

The NJCAA awarded second-year guard Karley Haensler All-American Third Team.

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The National Junior College Athletic Association named an AACC Women’s Basketball player to its Division III All-American Third Team on April 8. Karley Haensler, who averaged 18 points and 5 rebounds per game this year, received the All-American Third Team nomination because of her play in the 2018-2019...

Student-athletes show outstanding statistics

Luke Schwartz, a golfer and first-year business administration student, led Riverhawks Golf this season with a fourth-place finish in a match at Hagerstown.

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

Riverhawks’ spring sports kicked off the 2019 season on Feb. 9 with a Men’s Lacrosse scrimmage against Army Prep. Since then, Women’s Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball and Golf began their seasons in the weeks following. As the season has progressed, AACC athletes have stepped up to the plate...

Playing two sports can benefit some athletes

Some AACC athletes say partcipating in more than one sport gives them experience and strength.

Noah Reem, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Caden Cote excelled at hockey and lacrosse as a kid and had dreams of pursuing a career in hockey like his father, former Washington Capitals defenseman Sylvain Cote. Cote had played since he was 6 and made both teams at Old Mill High School. Now a first-year business administration student, Cote...

Teams, adviser plan meetings

Sarah Healy, a first-year Women’s Basketball and Lacrosse player and transfer studies student, is part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 30, 2019

A new Student-Athlete Advisory Council helped clean up the Earl S. Scott nature trail in April as its first community service project since the group started in February. The council’s members are seven athletes from Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Men’s and Women’s...

Riverhawks to host Nationals

AACC Women’s Lacrosse players Mariah Scott and Natalie Sonntag battle against Harford Community College in their game on April 8.

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The college will hold the NJCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse National Tournament in Siegert Stadium on May 9 for the third time in 10 years. Last season, Women’s Lacrosse finished the regular season with a 13-5 record and made it to the Division I National Tournament at John L. DiMarco Field in...

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