The Suffolk County Legislature and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently presented Suffolk County Community College Athletic Director Kevin Foley, center, and College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, at right, with a proclamation recognizing our student athletes and teams for all of their accomplishments in the last year.
Suffolk County Community College athletics is number one in the country and has been recognized by The National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) with the group’s and prestigious NATYCAA Directors’ Cup. The NATYCAA Cup program began in 2004 to highlight excellence in two-year athletics based on success in championship competition. Awards are given to the NJCAA member colleges based on performance at national championship events throughout the academic year. Suffolk bested more than 200 college athletic programs nationally for the award in the non-scholarship Division III collegiate level.
Suffolk County Community College also received national recognition from the National Association of College Director of Athletics for placing second in the country in the Learfield Director’s Cup standing that is composed of 538 Division I, Division II, and Division III two-year colleges.
Suffolk County Community College Athletics garnered four national championships this year:
National Champions – Women’s Cross Country
National Champions – Women’s Track and Field
National Champions – Men’s Track and Field
National Champions – Men’s Bowling
and placed in the top 10 in other contests, including:
Men – 5th Place in National Tournament- Cross Country
Men – 5th Place in College World Series- Baseball
Men – 8th Place in National Tournament- Tennis
Women – 3rd Place in National Tournament- Tennis
Women – 5th Place in National Tournament- Bowling
Women – 7th place in National Tournament- Soccer
Women – 8th place in National Tournament – Softball