FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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BERKELEY COLLEGE ATHLETE FROM HELSINGBORG AND MANHATTAN NAMED
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK BY HUDSON VALLEY MEN’S ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Berkeley College is proud to announce that freshman midfielder Anton Clas Hakansson of Helsingborg, Sweden, and Manhattan, NY, has been named Rookie of the Week by the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) for men’s soccer. Mr. Hakansson is a student at the New York City location.
Mr. Hakansson received the HVMAC honor during the week of October 9 for his performance in a game against Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, during which he tallied three assists and played solid defense.
“We are extremely proud of Anton for this well-deserved recognition,” said Brian Maher, Berkeley College Athletic Director. “His outstanding performance is a result of hard work and dedication and we expect more great things from him at Berkeley.”
A leader in business education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,700 students — including over 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has four New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, Brooklyn, and White Plains. And in New Jersey there are four locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. 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: Anton Clas Hakansson of Helsingborg, Sweden, and Manhattan, NY, has been named Rookie of the Week by the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference for men’s soccer.
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