FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
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BERKELEY COLLEGE ATHLETES FROM BROOKLYN RECEIVE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
HONORS FROM HUDSON VALLEY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Berkeley College is proud to announce that Keenan Langston and Patricia Patterson, both of Brooklyn in Kings County, NY, were named Rookies of the Week by the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) for men’s and women’s basketball, respectively. The students attend Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan.
Mr. Langston, a sophomore guard/forward, received the HVIAC honor during the week of January 21 for averaging 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in two wins for the Knights. It is the fifth time this season he has received Rookie of the Week honors.
Ms. Patterson, a junior forward, also received the HVIAC honor during the week of January 21 for pulling down 14.0 rebounds per game – including 7.0 on the offensive end – in matchups against the College of New Rochelle and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. It is the third consecutive week she has received Rookie of the Week honors.
“These athletes have been a tremendous presence for our basketball teams this season,” said Andy DeStephano, Berkeley College Director of Athletics. “Their accomplishments have contributed to the overall success of our athletics program at Berkeley College.”
A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students — including more than 900 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption: Keenan Langston of Brooklyn in Kings County, NY, has been named Rookie of the Week by the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for men’s basketball. He attends Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan, NY.
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