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General Information Table of Contents Athletics Information Media Information Administrative Staff Athletic Training/Conditioning 2012-13 Menâ€™s Basketball Team Information Head Coach Brendan Twomey Assistant Coach Season Preview 2012-13 Schedule 2012-13 Roster
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2012 Player Information Captains 16-17 Juniors 18-23 Sophomores 24-25 Newcomers 26-27 History Career Records Single-Season Records
Other Information Athletic Turf Fund About The CSAC Centenary College Fast Facts
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Centenary College Mission Statement Centenary College is a community of learners distinguished by a diverse student body, a dedicated faculty and staff, and stimulating educational opportunities. Centenary College is committed to a quality liberal arts and career studies education with a substantial international dimension to engage students in learning and prepare them for satisfying careers, successful lives, community service and lifelong intellectual pursuits.
Centenary College Athletics Our Athletic Philosophy
Every coach’s mission is to provide the student-athlete with a competitive program and the opportunity to achieve excellence individually or as part of a team. The phrase “the teaching coach,” committed to the students, best describes our philosophy while maintaining a strong academic profile. As coaches, we serve as both educators and leaders. Centenary’s goal is to maximize the human potential of our student-athletes. Our holistic approach stresses the fundamentals of the games we play as well as the values of responsibility, discipline, and commitment. We know that these principles will translate into victories, but more importantly, they will develop young people with character. Those who compete and graduate become true champions, for they will understand what it means to be committed to excellence.
About Our Athletic Program
At Centenary College we nurture and encourage true competitive integrity. Our school adheres to a strict code of conduct from the recruiting process all the way to the NCAA Championships. Our coaches, administrators and staff members all take an active role in monitoring and insuring our compliance with all NCAA, Conference and College regulations. Centenary sponsors 13 men’s and women’s teams at the Division III level, and our Athletic Department continues to grow. We remain committed to developing our Athletic Department into one of the best small-college programs in the country. With the help of our dedicated coaches, staff and student-athletes we can see that dream come to reality. As a student-athlete, we will ask you to represent the College’s intercollegiate athletics program both on and off the field with integrity, professionalism and competitiveness. During your years at Centenary you will be asked to make sacrifices, but these sacrifices will be well rewarded by relationships and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
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The 2012 Menâ€™s Basketball Media Guide was written, designed, and edited by the Sports Information Office at Centenary College. All photos are courtesy of Centenary College Athletics and Lors Studio Photography.
Quick Facts General Information
Location...........................................Hackettstown, N.J. Founded................................................................1867 Enrollment............................................................2,576 Colors............................................Navy Blue and Gray Nickname........................................................Cyclones Affiliation............................................NCAA Division III Conferences.........Colonial States Athletic Conference ............................Eastern College Athletic Conference President.......................Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite Athletic Director.................................Billie Jo Blackwell
School Phone Directory........................(908)-852-1400 Athletic Department.............................................x2297 Athletic Department Fax.......................(908)-813-8295 Office of Admissions............................................x2217 College Website.................www.centenarycollege.edu Athletics Website.............www.centenarycyclones.com Athletics E-Mail..........firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports Information Director...................Kevin Fountain Office Phone..............................(908)-852-1400 x2296 Cell Phone............................................(848)-219-0137 E-Mail........................email@example.com Assistant Sports Information Director...Alan Popadines Office Phone..............................(908)-852-1400 x2139 E-Mail....................firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Information
Facebook Name................Centenary College Athletics Twitter Handle..................................CentCyclones_NJ YouTube Page............................CentenaryNJAthletics
Director of Athletics Billie Jo Blackwell
Associate Athletic Director Josh Huber
Athletic Academic Advisor/SWA Iris Correa
Assistant to the Director of Athletics J.J. Cusick
Head Athletic Trainer Karin Damon
Associate Athletic Trainer Kevin Davies
Assistant Athletic Trainer Dana Baffuto
Athletics Equipment Manager Matt Klank
Athletics Facility Manager Dinu Dan
Athletic Recruiting Coordinator Keith Oâ€™Connor
Sports Information Director Kevin Fountain
Assistant Sports Information Director Alan Popadines
Athletic Training and Conditioning The Sports Medicine program at Centenary College provides students with an opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics in the safest and healthiest way possible. A well-rounded program for student-athletes directed toward the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries is enhanced by team physicial Dr. Mike Kelly and orthopedic surgeons Dr. Louis Rizio and Dr. Robert A Defalco. The Athletic Training staff includes Head Athletic Trainer Karin Damon, Associate Athletic Trainer Kevin Davies, and Assistant Athletic Trainer Dana Baffuto. The fitness center, located in the John M. Reeves Student Recreation Center, gives Centenary students and student-athletes a safe workout environment where they can improve their agility, speed, flexibility, strength and conditioning. Using the fitness center gives each athlete a chance to improve their overall fitness, therefore making them more competitive in their sport of choice. In 2006, the fitness center was expanded to include a separate cardio room as well as the weight machine and free weight areas. The renovation also brought in brand new state-of-the-art strength and fitness equipment that should fill all our student-athleteâ€™s seasonal fitness needs.
2012-13 Men’s Basketball Team Coaching Staff
Head Coach........................Brendan Twomey Alma Mater...................Mount Saint Mary ‘04 Career Record............................First Season Centenary Record......................First Season Phone Number............(908)-852-1400 x2199 E-Maill........email@example.com Assistant Coach...............Sean Stolzenthaler Alma Mater..................................Catholic ‘09 Phone Number............(908)-852-1400 x2146 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
2012 Team Information
2011 Overall Record..............................12-13 2011 CSAC Record/Finish......8-10 (seventh) Letterwinners Returning/Lost...................11/6 Starters Returning/Lost.............................4/1 Newcomers..................................................4 Captains..........Max Hughes, Warren Murphy
Twomey joins the Cyclones after a four-year coaching career at Stevens Institute of
Technology where he served as the Associate Head Menâ€™s Basketball Coach.
During his time at Stevens, Twomey helped guide the team to a 73-37overall record including a 2011 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship while developing nine All-Conference and three All-Region student-athletes. As Associate Head Coach, Twomey was responsible for recruiting, practice planning, game preparation, and individual skill development while also serving as a building supervisor, physical education instructor, and intramural director along the way. As the recruiting coordinator, Twomey helped bring in the teamâ€™s leading scorer, Sheldon Jones, a Second-Team All-Conference selection in his sophomore year and First-Team All-Conference selection his junior year. This past season, Twomey helped lead Stevens to a 20-8 overall record and an ECAC semi-final appearance. During the 2010-11 season, Twomey and his staff were named the Empire 8 Conference Staff of the year and was given the Schoenfeld Award in 2008-09, given by N.J. officials for sportsmanship in the state of N.J.
Prior to working at Stevens, Twomey served as the Game Scout Video Coordinator for the NBA, analyzing and editing game film for the NBA, NBDL, and WNBA and was selected to analyze the FIBA Americaâ€™s Championships for the United States menâ€™s basketball team. Twomey also has experience working as the acting Sports Information Director and Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics for Mount Saint Mary College where he received a degree in business administration in 2004. As a player, Twomey played professionally for Merry Monk Ballina and the Limerick Lions in the Irish Super League, as well as the Carolina Thunder in the American Basketball Association. During his time playing for Mount Saint Mary College, Twomey was named a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III Regional All-Star, Division III News All-American Honorable Mention honoree, Skyline Conference Player of the Year, and two-time ECAC and Metro Writers Basketball Association selection. Serving as a captain his junior and senior seasons, Twomey became the All-Time leading scorer at Mount Saint Mary College while finishing fifth All-Time in Division III in three pointers made (362) and 12th All-Time in three-pointers per game (3.32).
Sean Stolzenthaler joins the menâ€™s basketball coaching staff after coaching at Allentown High School (N.J.), serving as the Assistant Varsity Coach and Head Coach of the JV squad.
Stolzenthaler was a four year starting point guard at Catholic University from 2005-09 leading the Landmark Conference in assists and assist-to-turnover ratio in his junior and senior seasons. Stolzenthaler continued his playing career in 2010 playing on the USA Select Pro Basketball Tour Team playing in Hungary, Finland, and England. He has also worked basketball camps including the Hoop Group and the Pocono Invitational Camp coaching some of the top middle and high school players on the East Coast. In addition, Stolzenthaler has coached with the Mid-Jersey Mavericks AAU team.
Season Preview A fresh start is exactly what the Centenary College men’s basketball team is looking forward to this year as they look to completely turn around a program that has missed the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) playoffs by only a single-game for the last two years. With newly appointed Head Coach Brendan Twomey leading the squad this season in his first time in the role, the Cyclones are looking forward to a new start with four additions to the eleven members returning from last season. “The guys have been working really hard this pre-season and I look forward to working with them this season. I understand that playing for a new coach is a tough process, but so far the guys have done everything I’ve asked and seem eager to learn” said Twomey on his new team. The Cyclones have been chosen to finish eighth in the conference this year according to the 2012-13 CSAC Men’s Basketball Pre-Season Coaches Poll after finishing the 2011-12 season with a final 12-13 record including an 8-10 conference mark. Led behind senior captains Max Hughes (Nazareth, Pa., Notre Dame Green Pond) and Warren Murphy (Ridgefield Park, NJ, Ridgefield Park), the 2012-13 squad views the eighth place position as a challenge to prove to the CSAC that they are a much stronger team than they may appear to be. A 2011-12 Second Team All-Conference selection and two-time All-Tournament Team honoree, Murphy looks to help lead the Cyclones at the top of the key this year after finishing last season with 102 assists and 124 rebounds while averaging 27.8 minutes and a team-high 16 points per game.
Season Preview Joining Murphy as a co-captain will be Hughes who led last yearâ€™s squad averaging 29.4 minutes per game with a team-high 57 made three-pointers for an average 12.7 points a game for the Cyclones. Along with his work on the court, Hughes serves as a leader in the classroom as he was named a 2011-12 NABC Honors Court Recipient and Winter FAR/FAB Scholar-Athlete. Aside from the two seniors, the Cyclones will be returning nine other members of last yearâ€™s squad who are all ready for a chance at the CSAC Tournament, a feat that has just slipped out of reach for two consecutive years. The returning junior class is led by Andy Charles (West Orange, NJ, Montclair) and Kyle Malavasi (Asbury, NJ, North Hunterdon) who served as pivotal starters for the Cyclones last season. Charles finished the 2011-12 season averaging 24.2 minutes while recording a team-high 42 steals as well as 32 blocks and 141 rebounds and still posed a threat outside the perimeter as he drained 24 three-pointers for the Cyclones. Malavasi returns to the Cyclones squad after having to miss half the season last year with an injury, but averaged 18.9 minutes while recording 83 points in his 14 games played for the Cyclones and looks to be an impact player with a healthy season ahead of him. Also returning in the junior class is 6-7 forward Gabe Cheavers (Howell, NJ, Howell) who is looking to make his presence known in the paint after a team-high 39 block season last year while recording 105 rebounds and 137 points in his 25 games for the Cyclones.
Season Preview Rounding out the junior returning class are Alex Bernhard (Mertztown, PA, West-Mont Christian Academy), Kevin Peters (Barnegat, NJ, Barnegat), and Tim Brix (Monroe Township, NJ, Monroe) who although did not see much playing time last season, hope to step up this year as key bench players for Coach Twomey in tight situations. The Cyclones are also returning two key sophomores from last yearâ€™s squad in Djovan Beausejour (Doylestown, PA, Central Bucks East) and Kenneth Brown (Endicott, NY, Union Endicott) who have been continually developing since coming in last November as freshmen. In his first season as a head coach, Twomey will have four new members to the 2012-13 squad in junior Joshua Case (Catasauqua, Pa., Catasauqua), sophomore Karim Ahmad (Newark, North 13th Street), and freshmen Clayton Roker (New City, N.Y., Clarkstown South)and Kevin Johnson (Montgomery, N.J., Montgomery). Case looks to add some additional height to the team after four years of playing basketball at Catasauqua High School where he was named a two-time First Team All-League member and 1,000 point scorer. Despite his deceptive 5-8 frame, Ahmad adds a tremendous amount of speed to the Cyclones team after a four-year playing career at North 13th Street High School where he was named First team All-Conference and the programâ€™s assist leader.
Season Preview Roker and Johnson will be joining the Cyclones this season as the only two freshmen on the team but are hoping to serve as a strong option for Coach Twomey this year. Looking forward to the 2012-13 season, Coach Twomey and the Cyclones will open at home with the second annual Comfort Inn Tip-Off Tournament as they host William Paterson University, DeSales University, and Stevens Institute of Technology in a tough start to a new year. Coming out of the two-day tournament, the Cyclones are set to play Misericordia University and TCNJ before kicking off conference action on the road against Marywood University. The Pacers were picked only one point ahead of the Cyclones in the pre-season poll this year as they took seventh place despite a worse finish in the 2011-12 season. After a game on the road against Cairn University, the Cyclones return home to take on pre-season favorite and three-time defending CSAC champion Cabrini Cavaliers on Dec. 3rd. After a pair of conference games later that week, the Cyclones have two weeks without a game due to finals before heading to Camden, N.J. to take on Rutgers-Camden on December 22nd. Just after Christmas, the Cyclones will be heading out to Center Valley, Pa. to compete in the 2012 DeSales Tournament before returning home to round out the rest of conference play on their quest for a spot in the 2012-13 CSAC playoffs. The end of the season will be no easy task for the Cyclones however as they round out their schedule with third-seeded Keystone College and fourth-seeded Neumann University who will be trying to keep the Cyclones from making the playoffs for their third consecutive year. The season will be a big test for the new head coach, but Twomey believes he is ready for the task thanks to the help of his assistants Sean Stolzenthaler and Andrew Feeley.
Date Opponent Time Comfort Inn Holiday Classic Fri. 11/16 Stevens Institute of Technology 8:00 PM Sat. 11/17 Consolation Game/Championship Game TBA Sat. 11/24 Mon. 11/26 Thurs. 11/29 Sat. 12/1 Mon. 12/3 Wed. 12/5 Sat. 12/8 Sat. 12/22
Misericordia University The College of New Jersey Marywood University* Cairn University* Cabrini College* Keystone College* Neumann University* Rutgers-Camden
2:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 1:00 PM 8:00 PM 8:00 PM 3:00 PM 2:00 PM
DeSales Tournament Sat. 12/29 Drew University Sun. 12/30 Consolation Game/Championship Game
4:00 PM TBA
Mon. 1/7 Wed. 1/9 Sat. 1/12 Mon. 1/14 Sat. 1/19 Mon. 1/21 Wed. 1/23 Sat. 1/26 Wed. 1/30 Sat. 2/2 Wed. 2/6 Sat. 2/9 Wed. 2/13 Sat. 2/16 Tues. 2/19 Fri. 2/22
7:00 PM 8:00 PM 1:00 PM 7:00 PM 1:00 PM 8:00 PM 7:00 PM 2:00 PM 8:00 PM 3:00 PM 7:00 PM 3:00 PM 8:00 PM TBA TBA TBA
Gwynedd-Mercy College* Baptist Bible College* Rosemont College* Marywood University* Immaculata University* Cairn University* Cabrini College* Gwynedd-Mercy College* Baptist Bible College* Rosemont College* Immaculata University* Neumann University* Keystone College* CSAC Tournament CSAC Semi-Finals CSAC Championship
*CSAC Opponent All Games In BOLD Are Home Games
2012-13 Menâ€™s Basketball Roster # Player Name
1 2 3 4 12 13 15 21 22 23 30 31 32 33
Yr. Pos. Ht. Hometown/Highschool
Djovan Beausejour So. Karim Ahmad So. Clayton Roker Fr. Gabe Cheavers Jr. Kyle Malavasi Jr. Alex Bernhard Jr. Kenneth Brown So. Joshua Case Jr. Kevin Johnson Fr. Warren Murphy* Sr. Kevin Peters Jr. Tim Brix Jr. Max Hughes* Sr. Andy Charles Jr.
G G G F G G F F G G F F G F
6-4 5-8 6-3 6-7 6-0 6-1 6-7 6-7 6-1 6-1 6-5 6-4 6-0 6-5
Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East Newark, N.J./North 13th Street Tech New City, N.Y./Clarkstown South Howell, N.J./Howell Asbury, N.J./North Hunterdon Mertztown, Pa./West-Mont Christian Academy Endicott, N.Y./Union Endicott Catasauqua, Pa./Catasauqua Montgomery, N.J./Montgomery Ridgefield Park, N.J./Ridgefield Park Barnegat, N.J./Barnegat Monroe Township, N.J./Monroe Nazareth, Pa./Notre Dame Green Pond West Orange, N.J./Montclair
Guard (8) - Ahmad, Beausejour, Bernhard, Hughes, Johnson, Malavasi, Murphy, Roker Forward (6) - Brix, Case, Charles, Cheavers, Johnson, Peters
Seniors (2) - Hughes, Murphy Juniors (7) - Bernhard, Brix, Case Charles, Cheavers, Malavasi, Peters Sophomores (3) - Ahmad, Beausejour, Brown Freshmen (2) - Johnson, Roker
2011-2012 (Junior): Played in all 25 games, starting in all but one of them...averaged team-high 29.4 minutes per game...averaged 12.7 points per game while shooting 57-157 (.363) from downtown... picked up 80 rebounds, 40 assists, 25 steals, and two blocks...sits in seventh place All-Time in three-pointers made with 90...named winter FAR/FAB Scholar Athlete...recipient of Team Cyclone award... named to the 2011-12 NABC Honors Court. 2010-11 (Sophomore): Played in all 25 games, starting in five… averaged 11.9 minutes, 3.2 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists…shot 12-of-52 (.231) from three-point range on the season…also recorded 13 steals and three blocks on the season…CSAC All-Academic Team. 2009-10 (Freshman): Played in 25 games, starting nine…averaged 17.8 minutes, 6.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest… also recorded 17 steals and three blocks…shot .836 from the free throw line (46-of-55)…scored in double-figures five times… recorded a career-high 25 points against Misericordia on Nov. 16, shooting nine-of-15 from the floor, two-of-five from downtown and five-of-six from the free throw line…CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: A four-year member of the varsity basketball team at Notre Dame High School in Easton, Pa.… two-time team MVP and two-time team captain…All-Colonial selection twice…named to the Express-Times All-Area Second Team…named to the Allentown Morning Call Career Stats All-Area First Team…named Allentown Stellar Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl First Team All-Regional…2009 Associated Press All-State (AA) Third Team selection… 2009-10 446 44-135 21-69 47 31 3 17 majoring in Secondary Education/ 2010-11 298 25-93 12-52 29 24 3 13 Mathematics…has one brother, Jake… 2011-12 736 97-264 57-157 80 40 2 25 son of Thomas and Louise Hughes…born Total 1,480 166-492 90-278 156 95 8 55 on Feb. 1, 1991.
2011-2012 (Junior): Played in all 25 games, starting in all but one...averaged 27.8 minutes per game...averaged team-high 16 points per game...picked up 124 rebounds, 102 assists, 29 steals, and seven blocks...named Second Team All-Conference...named to the Radisson Invitational All-Tournament Team and the Comfort Inn Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team...set single-season free throws made (145) and attempted (216) records...four-time Cyclone of the Week...named CSAC Player of the Week on Jan. 2nd...named Team MVP...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2010-11 (Sophomore): Played in all 25 games, starting in six… averaged 16.8 minutes, 3.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game…led team in steals with 26. 2009-2010 (Freshman): Played basketball at Division II Nova Southeastern University…recorded five assists, five rebounds and two points in 11 games. High School and Personal Data: Played basketball at Ridgefield Park High School…served as team captain in junior and senior seasons…Second Team All-League as a Career Stats junior…First Team All-League and Second Season Min FG 3pt Reb Team All-County as a senior…majoring in 2010-11 421 24-87 6-22 83 Business Management…has one brother, 2011-12 694 118-317 18-75 124 Kevin…son of Patience Bowens…born on Total 1,115 142-404 24-97 207 Feb. 11, 1991.
A Blk 57 1 102 7 159 8
Stl 26 29 55
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Played in eight games for a total 24 minutes...scored 11 points including six from downtown...picked up three rebounds. High School and Personal Data: Starting member of varsity basketball team in lone year of basketball at West-Mont Christian Academy... served as team captain and named team MVP...also played three years of basketball at Brandywine Heights High School...selected for tri-county league all-star game and participated in the PA Hoops all-star game...has one sister, Megan...son of George and Susan Bernhard... born June 29, 1992. Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl 2011-12 24 4-9 2-5 3 0 0 0 Total 24 4-9 2-5 3 0 0 0
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Missed majority of the season due to injury...played in seven games, starting in two for a total 64 minutes...scored 24 points including six from downtown... picked up nine rebounds, one block, and one steal...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 22 games…averaged 1.5 points and 1.1 rebounds…recorded career-high nine points, by going 3-for-5 from three-point range in a loss to Cabrini on Jan. 13…also tallied eight assists, two blocks and four steals on the season. High School and Personal Data: Four-year member of the varsity basketball team at Monroe High School…named Second Team All-Division during junior season…received First Team All-Division and Second Team All-County honors as a senior…has two brothers, Daniel and Kevin…son of Tim and Christine Brix…born on April 3, 1992.
Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb 2010-11 156 12-39 4-17 25 2011-12 64 11-21 2-8 9 Total 220 23-60 6-25 34
A 8 0 8
Blk 2 1 3
Stl 4 1 5
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Played in 24 games, starting in 14...averaged 24.2 minutes per game...scored 201 points for an average 8.4 per game...picked up 141 rebounds, 18 assists, 32 blocks, and 42 steals...recorded a double-double against Keystone on Feb. 11th with 19 points and 13 rebounds...two-time Cyclone of the Week. 2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, starting one… averaged 11.5 minutes, 2.8 points and 2.9 rebounds…shot 11-for-23 (.478) from the floor, 3-for-8 (.375) from three and 11-for-12 (.917) from the line…also recorded six blocks and four steals. High School and Personal Data: Three-sport athlete at Montclair High School…played four years of basketball… served as team captain…selected Second Team All-County…competed with the volleyball team for three years…also played two years of soccer…has one sister, Cynthia and one brother, West…son of Marie Germain… born on July 14, 1991.
Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb 2010-11 149 11-23 3-8 38 2011-12 581 72-175 24-75 141 Total 796 83-198 27-83 179
A 4 18 22
Blk 4 32 36
Stl 7 42 49
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Played in 25 games, starting in four...averaged 18.1 minutes and 5.5 points per game... picked up 105 rebounds, 39 blocks, nine steals, and three assists...sits in third-place All-Time in blocks with 64. 2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 23 games, starting in seven…averaged 14.9 minutes, 3.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game…recorded a career-high 16 points at Keystone on Feb. 12…led team in blocks shots and finished second in rebounds…already ranks eighth all-time in blocked shots in program-history…in conference statistics, finished fifth in the CSAC in blocked shots…CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity basketball at Howell High School…selected as team captain…holds school record for blocked shots in a game, season and career…has one brother, Eric, and one sister, Savannah…son of Eric and Rose Cheavers…born on July 25, 1992. Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A 2010-11 343 30-72 0-2 91 3 2011-12 453 48-118 3-16 105 3 Total 796 78-190 3-18 196 6
Blk 25 39 64
Stl 6 9 15
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Missed half the season due to injury...played in 14 games, starting in 11... averaged 18.9 minutes per game...scored 83 points, 13 rebounds, 17 assists, 12 steals, and two blocks... sits in second place All-Time in three-point percentage (37.3)...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 12 games…in limited minutes scored 15 points on 3-of-11 shooting from the field…shot 3-of-5 from three-point range and 6-of-10 from the free throw line…also had five rebounds, two assists and two steals on the season…CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: A four-year varisty basketball player at North Hunterdon High School…team captain sophomore and senior seasons…athlete/scholar of the month in January 2010…Second Team All-County as a senior…has two brothers, Steven and Drew, and one sister, Kimberly…son of Thomas and Elizabeth Malavasi…born on July 11, 1991. Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl 2010-11 34 3-11 3-5 5 2 0 2 2011-12 265 25-78 16-46 13 17 2 12 Total 299 28-89 19-51 18 19 2 14
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Played in 14 games... scored 16 points, 10 rebounds, four steals, and a block all from the bench...finished the season shooting 40% from downtown (4-10). High School and Personal Data: Member of the Centenary golf team...played four years of basketball, soccer, and golf for Barnegat High School...named MVP for basketball his senior season...has two brothers, Ryan and Joseph...son of Linda and Chris Peters...born on Aug. 4, 1992.
Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl 2011-12 50 6-14 4-10 10 0 1 4 Total 50 6-14 4-10 10 0 1 4
2011-2012 (Freshman): Played in 20 games for the Cyclones averaging 9.4 minutes per game... recorded 46 points, 19 rebounds, nine assists, six steals, and three blocks. High School and Personal Data: Played three years of varsity basketball for Central Bucks High School East…awarded most improved player junior year…led the team in scoring his senior year…named to Third Team All-Suburban One League…recipient of the Jeff Frantrik Foundation Scholarship for persistence and love of the game…has one brother, Imani…son of Sharon and Dimitri Beausejour…born on June 24, 1993. Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl 2011-12 187 14-53 8-34 19 9 3 6 Total 187 14-53 8-34 19 9 3 6
2011-2012 (Freshman): Played in 25 games, starting nine... averaged 10.3 minutes per game...recorded 73 points, 43 rebounds, eight assists, seven steals, and four blocks...shot 73% from the free throw line (19-26). High School and Personal Data: Played two years of varsity basketball for Union Endicott High School… communications major looking to enter the TV/radio industry…son of Elizabeth Carey and Mark L. Brown… born on Dec. 17, 1992.
Career Stats Season Min FG 3pt Reb A Blk Stl 2011-12 258 25-63 4-12 43 8 4 7 Total 258 25-63 4-12 43 8 4 7
High School and Personal Data: Played Four years of Basketball at North 13th Street High School.... He recieved the most improved player.... He is the Assist Leader... Recieved the season Most Valuable Player... Was all team First Conference... Was Also all conference assist team... Has six brothers and two sisters; Naji, Shakir, Shymere, Hanif, Syncere, Nasir, Kiarah, and Meosjiah.... Son of Norrena Young and Abdul Ahmad... Major is Web Design... Born on April 24, 1993.
High School and Personal Data: Was a three-Sports athlete for Catasauqua High School... Played four years of basketball, soccer, and track and field.... For basketball received first team all league for two years.... First team all area... 1,000 point scorer.... For track and field he did high jump and received the district gold medal... Runner up leagues 2 years... For soccer he received two district gold medals....Majoring in Business Management in hopes to run his own business... Son of Collenn Oâ€™Donnell and Gerald Case... Has two sisters and a brother; Nicole, Tori, and Doug....Born February 21, 1992.
High School and Personal Data: Played four years of Basketball for Montgomery High School.... Received 2 varsity letters....Majoring in Business Management.... Son of Dawn and Hank Johnson... Born September 22, 1994.
High School and Personal Data: Played baskettball for Clarkstown South High School... Two year varsity player.... All Section and All League as a senior.... His major is undecided... Son of Angela Green and Terrence Roker.... Has two brothers and a sister named Terrence, Max, and Taite... Born on August 30, 1993.
Career Records Points
Rob Urie Kyle Warner* Chad Newsome** Andre Harris Will Atkinson
1,445 1,169 1,105 1,000 967
2007-2011 2005-2007 1999-2001 2002-2006 2007-2011
FG Percentage (Min. 300 Attempt)
Larry Lenahan Andrew Baker Rashun Davidson Ryan Kearney Bishop Woolford
.599 .558 .531 .487 .474
2008-2012 2004-2009 2002-2004 2004-2010 1999-2001
3-Pt. Percentage (Min. 50 Attempt)
Abiy Belege Kyle Malavasi Will Atkinson Ryan Kearney Chad Newsome
.410 .373 .372 .368 .360
1999-2001 2010-pres. 2007-2011 2004-2010 1999-2001
Steve McNamara Andrew Baker Larry Lenahan Andre Harris Corey Kearney
Andre Harris Rob Urie Ludner Innocent Corey Kearney Warren Murphy
.857 .840 .819 .779 .751
1999-2001 2002-2004 2005-2007 2004-2010 2009-pres.
*528 at Centenary **536 at Centenary
330 308 244 164 159
Andrew Baker Dietrich Maertens Gabe Cheavers Ryan Kearney Steve McNamara
FT Percentage (Min. 75 Attempt)
Abiy Belege Chris Felix Alex Kuchar Ryan Kearney Max Hughes
597 533 454 452 386
Andre Harris Chris Stewart Rob Urie Corey Kearney Ryan Kearney
117 77 64 60 49
177 98 94 91 87
2004-2007 2004-2009 2008-2012 2002-2006 2007-2011 2002-2006 2007-2011 2008-2012 2007-2011 2010-pres. 2004-2009 1998-2002 2010-pres. 2004-2010 2003-2007 2002-2006 2001-2004 2007-2011 2007-2011 2004-2010
Single-Season Records Alex Kuchar Ryan Kearney Andrew Baker Ryan Kearney Dave Street
588 480 450 432 401
2006-2007 2009-2010 2008-2009 2008-2009 2001-2002
FG Percentage (Min. 100 Attempt)
Andrew Baker Larry Lenahan Rashun Davidson Tim Skroski Andrew Baker
.602 .560 .536 .535 .514
2008-2009 2011-2012 2002-2003 2006-2007 2007-2008
3-Pt. Percentage (Min. 50 Attempt)
Abiy Belege Mano Dounkian Chad Newsome Ryan Kearney Will Atkinson
.463 .439 .427 .426 .421
1999-2000 2003-2004 1999-2000 2008-2009 2008-2009
FT Percentage (Min. 50 Attempt)
Alex Kuchar Max Hughes Josh Davidson Alex Kuchar Rob Urie
.844 .836 .813 .810 .790
2005-2006 2009-2010 2005-2006 2006-2007 2010-2011
Andrew Baker Andrew Baker Steve McNamara Ryan Kearney Larry Lenahan
270 263 205 194 194
Andre Harris Ludner Innocent Warren Murphy Quan McCray Andre Harris
121 102 102 93 89
Andrew Baker Andrew Baker Dietrich Maertens Gabe Cheavers Ryan Kearney
59 58 46 39 37
Andre Harris Kevin Boswell Drew Green Chad Newsome Ryan Kearney
63 55 46 45 45
2007-2008 2008-2009 2006-2007 2009-2010 2011-2012 2004-2005 2009-2010 2011-2012 1999-2000 2005-2006 2007-2008 2008-2009 2001-2002 2011-2012 2009-2010 2004-2005 1989-1990 1989-1990 2000-2001 2008-2009
Centenary College Turf Fund “It is time to take Cyclone Athletics to the next level.” That was the message of WPLJ broadcaster Joe Nolan at the official launch of The Athletic Turf Field Project on January 29, 2011. Through The Cyclone Athletic Fund, Centenary plans to construct a new artificial turf field that will serve the Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Lacrosse teams as well as Baseball. The new field, which can even be used in inclement weather, will help propel the teams to greater levels of competition and national recognition. To learn more about this exciting project or to make a contribution to The Cyclone Athletic Fund or The Athletic Turf Field Project, call Simone Knaaps at (908) 852-1400 ext. 2336 or email email@example.com.
Colonial States Athletic Conference One Neumann Drive -- Aston, PA -- 19014 -- www.csacsports.org
About the CSAC
The Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) – formerly known as the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) – was formed to meet the needs of small, private, four-year colleges in eastern Pennsylvania. As the institutions’ athletic programs continued to grow, it became increasingly necessary to address individual and collective concerns about intercollegiate athletics.
In November 1991, 10 charter member institutions with similar philosophies aligned to provide athletic competition for student-athletes from institutions with similar philosophies. The conference was formed to collectively recognize the importance of intercollegiate athletics in an educational setting and to increase institutional support without compromising academic integrity. These charter members voted unanimously to name the new conference the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC), and on February 3, 1992, a press conference was held at Philadelphia’s Veteran’s Stadium to officially announce the formation of the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC), with competition to begin in the 1992-1993 academic year. The first Constitution was drafted in June 1992 and in April 1993, the conference was granted Affiliate Membership in the NCAA. In its inaugural year, the conference sponsored 12 championships; today, the CSAC sponsors 17 championships in 15 sports. The conference qualifies and maintains Automatic Qualifiers (AQs) in 13 sports, sending the conference champion to NCAA Championships in Field Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Men’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse, Softball and Men’s and Women’s Tennis.
Baptist Bible College
Cedar Crest College
Notre Dame of Md. University
Members of the CSAC wholly embrace the NCAA Division III “student first” philosophy by ensuring that institutions place the overall educational experience and successful completion of academic programs above all else. For this reason, student-athletes are treated no differently than any member of the student population. CSAC members embrace gender equity among student-athletes and are committed to providing athletics programs that are equitable for both genders.
The CSAC is also wholly dedicated to service in the community, as the league has participated in such initiatives as Habitat for Humanity and the Eastern Polar Plunge, sponsored by the PA Special Olympics. Each CSAC member school also participates in various service initiatives both campus-wide and in their communities.
1. Baptist Bible College - Clarks Summit, PA 2. Cabrini College - Radnor, PA 3. Cairn University - Langhorne, PA 4. Cedar Crest College - Allentown, PA 5. Centenary College - Hackettstown, NJ 6. Gwynedd-Mercy College - Gwynedd Valley, PA 7. Immaculata University - Immaculata, PA 8. Keystone College - LaPlume, PA 9. Marywood University - Scranton, PA 10. Neumann University - Aston, PA 11. Notre Dame of MD University - Baltimore, MD 12. Rosemont College - Rosemont, PA
Colonial States Athletic Conference One Neumann Drive -- Aston, PA -- 19014 -- www.csacsports.org
BAS - Baseball MBKB - Men’s Basketball WBKB - Women’s Basketball
MXC - Men’s Cross Country WXC- Women’s Cross Country FH - Field Hockey
MGLF - Men’s Golf MLAX - Men’s Lacrosse WLAX - Women’s Lacrosse
Did you know?
Baptist Bible women’s basketball coach and assistant athletic director Amber Jacobs was inducted into the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame after starring on the hardwood for the Eagles for four years
The Cabrini men's lacrosse team has won 11 straight conference championships, and has appeared in 10 consecutive NCAA National Tournaments. Head coach Steve Colfer ranks second among active Division-III coaches, and third all-time, in career winning percentage (.789). 2011 Cairn University graduate Justin Brubaker stands alone as the only player NCAA Division-III men’s volleyball history to amass over 2,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.
Cedar Crest’s Lizzy Sunderhaus was named the nation’s female recipient of the 2011 Jostens Trophy, which is regarded as the highest honor awarded in NCAA D-III basketball. The award is based on excellence on the court, in the classroom, and in the community. Former Centenary ace Cole Kimball appeared in 11 games for the Washington Nationals in 2011, posting an ERA of 1.93 in 14 innings pitched.
Gwynedd-Mercy’s Dan Dunkleberger is a four-time All-American in track. In 2009, he placed seventh in the 400m at the NCAA D-III National Championships. He returned in 2010 and was second in the same event, while he captured third in the 200m. In the 2010 Indoor Championships, he took sixth in the 400m.
MSOC - Men’s Soccer WSOC - Women’s Soccer SBL - Softball
Athletic Director Mike Show Brad Koch Jason Penley Lisa McGuirk Billie Jo Blackwell Keith Mondillo Patricia Canterino Dr. Matthew Grimaldi Dr. Mary Jo Gunning Chuck Sack Erin Foley Lynn Rothenhoefer
President Dr. Jim Jeffery Dr. Marie George Dr. Todd Williams Carmen Twillie Ambar, Esq. Dr. Barbara Lewthwaite Dr. Kathleen Owens Sister Patricia Fadden, IHM Dr. Edward Boehm Sister Anne Munley, Dr. Rosalie Mirenda Dr. James F. Conneely Dr. Sharon Hirsh
Baptist Bible College Cabrini College Cairn University Cedar Crest College Centenary College Gwynedd-Mercy College Immaculata University Keystone College Marywood University Neumann University Notre Dame of MD University Rosemont College
I n s t i t u t i o n Sp o n s o r ed C S AC S por ts
Nickname Defenders Cavaliers Highlanders Falcons Cyclones Griffins Mighty Macs Giants Pacers Knights Gators Ravens
Enrollment* 510 1,300 775 750 1,380 1,300 1,213 1,500 2,106 2,150 500 412
Location Clarks Summit, PA Radnor, PA Langhorne, PA Allentown, PA Hackettstown, NJ Gwynedd Valley, PA Immaculata, PA LaPlume, PA Scranton, PA Aston, PA Baltimore, MD Rosemont, PA
School Baptist Bible College Cabrini College Cairn University Cedar Crest College Centenary College Gwynedd-Mercy College Immaculata University Keystone College Marywood University Neumann University Notre Dame of Maryland University Rosemont College *Full-Time Undergraduate as of Fall 2011
MTEN - Men’s Tennis WTEN - Women’s Tennis WVB - Women’s Volleyball
In 2010-11, both the Immaculata women’s basketball and field hockey teams were recognized nationally for their team grade point averages. Women’s basketball was 11th nationally (3.508), while field hockey tied for 10th (3.44).
Baseball legend Christy Matthewson, an original member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and 1959 Masters champion and PGA Player of the Year Art Wall each attended Keystone. Rose (Kuchawara) Jacklinski, a1999 Marywood graduate, is the all-time Division III record holder for consecutive stolen bases. Jacklinski swiped 68 consecutive stolen bases without being caught from April 23, 1996 to April 16, 1998.
Neumann’s men’s ice hockey team won the 2009 NCAA Division-III National Championship.
Notre Dame lacrosse player Kelsey Kempf was the NCAA Division-III statistical champion in Caused Turnovers in 2011, with 64 in 14 games, good for an average of 4.57 per game.
Since going co-educational in 2009, Rosemont has added six men’s programs and two women’s programs. Forty-four percent of Rosemont student-athletes have a cumulative Grade-Point Average higher than 3.0.
Fact Sheet 2011-12 History
Founded in 1867, Centenary College is the primary educational and cultural resource for northwest New Jersey, offering a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as well as non-degree courses for professional and personal development. Building on its applied liberal arts foundation, Centenary is a leader in integrating a top-quality co-curricular experience with already excellent academic programming that provides educational opportunities to a growing and more diverse population of students.
• .Traditional Undergraduate Programs: 19 Bachelor’s degree programs with 23 distinct concentrations, 3 Associate degree programs, 10 Education certification programs and 20 minors • .Adult and Accelerated Programs: Accelerated business programs leading to Associate, Bachelor’s and MBA degrees through the Centenary School of Professional Studies • .Online Programs: MBA, MA in Leadership and Public Administration, M.Ed. in Educational Practice, BS in Business Administration and AA in Liberal Arts • .Traditional Graduate Programs: MBA, MA in Counseling, MA in Counseling Psychology, MA in Educational Leadership, MA in Instructional Leadership, MA in Leadership and Public Administration, MA in School Counseling, MA in Special Education
• .Centenary faculty members include Fulbright Scholars and other nationally recognized academics • .Twice in three years, Centenary College has won the IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) Hunter Seat National Championship and a Centenary rider has won the USEF/Cacchione Cup • .Centenary is home to the new David and Carol Lackland Center, a 68,000-square-foot building that houses the Centenary Stage Company, WNTI 91.9 FM radio station and more
Centenary serves 2,644 students through various delivery methods. • .Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,380 full-time traditional undergraduate students; 115 part-time – 37% men, 63% women; 83% from New Jersey, 4% from New York, 5% from Pennsylvania; total represents 22 states and 14 countries – 56% of students live on campus – Select county demographics: 25% from Warren County, 24% from Morris County, 13% from Hunterdon County, 12% from Sussex County, 4% from Somerset County • .Adult Accelerated, Graduate and Professional Programs: 1,149 adult accelerated, online and graduate students – 35% men, 65% women; 93% from New Jersey – Select county demographics: 31% from Morris County, 21% from Warren County, 14% from Essex County and 12% from Sussex County
• .28 buildings on 105 acres in Hackettstown and Washington Township, New Jersey, including the College’s Equestrian Center • .Additional locations in Parsippany and Edison, New Jersey, and numerous corporate locations
• .Complete wireless network at all locations • .Laptop program for traditional students • .37 multimedia-equipped classroom with teacher stations
• .Members of NCAA Division III, ECAC, CSAC, MIWA • .13 intercollegiate teams: Men’s: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Wrestling; Women’s: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball • .In 2010–2011, 163 academic accolades were received by student athletes from conference, regional, and organizations for achieving a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Select data was obtained from the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
Centenary at a Glance The Centenary Experience: • Centenary College is distinguished by its accomplished faculty, small class size and diverse student body. • Centenary was the first college in New Jersey to mandate community service as a graduation requirement. • Opportunities for participating in the post-9/11 GI Bill’s Yellow Ribbon Program entitle eligible veterans to free tuition, a housing allowance and a books and supplies stipend. Military personnel who are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program may be eligible for a 30% tuition reduction. • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE), the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). • For the past 17 years, the Centenary School of International Programs has sponsored the Summer Culture and Language Program, an intensive program for foreign students to learn American culture and English language.
Centenary College: A Regional Resource • As both an employer and consumer, Centenary College is a significant economic engine. • Centenary’s economic impact on the region is at least $100 million. • A sincere commitment to the local and regional community, and serving as a resource for residents after natural disasters and other crises. • More than 125 employees are residents of the Town of Hackettstown, with an additional 350 living within a 30-mile radius of Centenary College. • The Your Campus…Own It! Office provides the community with information and tools to help foster a culture that does not tolerate interpersonal violence or drug and alcohol abuse. • The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team applies business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.
Centenary College: A Community Resource • Community Service Resources: This past academic year, Centenary students and staff volunteered more than 21,000 hours to local nonprofit organizations, including Trinity United Methodist Church, the Post House, Warren Haven Nursing Home and the Community Food Bank. • Centenary Stage Company: The area’s only professional Equity Theatre, which offers the highest quality in professional music and dance. Its Young Performers Workshop offers children’s theatre workshops and performances. • Northwest New Jersey Regional Women’s Center: A community resource that provides assistance and support to women and families in the region. • Summer Scholars: A program designed to broaden the minds of students in grades 8 through 12. • Taylor Memorial Library: The library offers community access to all resources, including more than 72,000 print volumes, the Internet and online information resources. • Television Studio: Centenary’s television station (CCTV Channel 6, UHF Channel 23) broadcasts campus events, CSC performances and special programs. • WNTI-FM 91.9: A National Public Radio affiliate providing free-form radio.