FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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BERKELEY COLLEGE ATHLETE FROM BROOKLYN NAMED ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
BY HUDSON VALLEY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Berkeley College is proud to announce that junior forward Patricia Patterson of Brooklyn in Kings County, NY, has been named Rookie of the Week by the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) for women’s basketball. Ms. Patterson attends Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan.
Ms. Patterson received back-to-back HVIAC Rookie of the Week honors during the weeks of January 7 and January 14. During the week of January 7, she posted a double-double, netting 19 points and snatching 13 rebounds against Medgar Evers College. She earned the honor during the week of January 14 for helping the Knights capture the NHTI New Year’s Tournament. In the championship game against Massasoit Community College, Ms. Patterson scored 17 points and snatched 15 rebounds.
“Patricia is very deserving of the honors that were bestowed on her,” said Sharod Tomlinson, Berkeley College Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, New York. “She will be a key piece to our puzzle down the stretch of this season.”
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.
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