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RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The postseason honors continue for the RVC men's basketball team.
Brandon Schwebke has been named first team all-region (NJCAA Region IV), while teammate Blake McElroy was named to the second team. Last week Schwebke was named first team all-conference and McElroy second team all-conference.
Schwebke was the team's leading rebounder (8.6 per game) and second leading scorer (15.9 points per game) this season. He also averaged close to three three-point field goals per game while shooting 36.5% from beyond the arc.
Blake McElroy was the Golden Eagles leading scorer at 16.3 points per game and was twice named Player of the Week for NJCAA Region IV.
RVC head coach Craig Doty was named Coach of the Year for Region IV after leading the Golden Eagles to an 18-14 regular season record (7-7 in conference play) and a regional championship in his first season as head coach at RVC.
RVC will play their first game at the NJCAA tournament on Thursday, March 14 at 1:00 p.m. against MassBay C.C. (Wellesley Hills, MA). The NJCAA men's tournament will be played in Loch Sheldrake, New York.