Berkeley College Knights Win Seventh HVIAC Championship

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For the seventh time in 10 seasons, the Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team has won the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the defending champion Bears of St. Joseph’s College by a score of 91-82 on Sunday, February 22, at the Albert M. White Gymnasium in Albany, NY. The No. 1-seeded Knights were named regular-season champions earlier in the week, with a perfect 6-0 record. 

“Prior to the start of the season, this team had a number of goals that it wanted to achieve, and capturing a Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title was one of them,” said Chris Christiansen, Berkeley College Head Coach, Men’s Basketball. “When you have a group of student-athletes who have the same focus and determination, and who truly enjoy playing for one another, you have a great chance of being successful.” 

Both the Berkeley College Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams were selected to compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Basketball Tournament, which will be hosted by Penn State Fayette in March.

The HVIAC Championship Knights include: 

- Chris Bradley of the Bronx, Forward, Bangor Area High School (PA)
- Teyvon Bussey of the Bronx, Forward, Millennium Art Academy
- Tasheen Carrow of Manhattan, Guard, Lacey Township High School
- Kenton Chan-Man of Brooklyn, Guard, Erasmus Hall High School
- Alessandro DeAngelis of Manhattan, Center, Altiero Spinneli
- Stephon Jennings of Manhattan, Forward/Center, A. Philip Randolph Campus High School
- Keenan Langston of Brooklyn, Guard/Forward, Brooklyn Academy High School
- Jeffrey Mejia of Manhattan, Guard, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
- Massiah Merritt of Brooklyn, Guard, Alif Muhammad’s Nia School
- Floyd Moore of Roosevelt, Center, Roosevelt High School
- Stanley Peacock of Brooklyn, Forward, Xaverian High School
- Leo Salcedo of the Bronx, Forward, Lagunillas
- Daquan Seymour of Brooklyn, Forward, John F. Kennedy High School 

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, 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® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is

 Berkeley College Knights win HVIAC Championship

Photo Caption: The Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team defeated St. Joseph’s College on Sunday, February 22, to secure its seventh Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship.

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