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February 27: NCC 2016 Wrestling Team 2016 NJCAA National Champs

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Nassau Community College Wrestling Team 2016 NJCAA National Champs NCC wrestling team 2016

Garden City, NY – On February 27, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the Nassau Community College wrestling team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 2016 Non-Scholarship National Championship. This is NCC's eighth NJCAA Non-Scholarship National Championship in the past 14 years. In addition, four of the College's student athletes received All-American honors. Nassau's Head Coach Paul Schmidt was named NJCAA National Coach of the Year for the seventh time.

"NCC certainly peaked at the right time this year, and their successes at the National Championship are well deserved! Congratulations to the team and the coaching staff. I am especially pleased to see so much of our National Championship team populated by local talent," said Dr. Dolan, Interim President of the College. (Download hi res photo)

The four Nassau Community College student athletes who received All-American Honors were:Sam Schwartzafel, NJCAA All-American, Third Place (Hauppauge/Long Beach)Deuly Espinal, NJCAA All-American, Honorable Mention, 5th place (Brooklyn)Jenard Rosemond, NWCA, All-American, 6th place (Bellmore/Merrick)Josh Antoine, NWCA, All-American, 8th place (Brooklyn)

NCC Coach Schmidt stated, "Our guys worked hard throughout the long season and peaked at the right time. I appreciate all the effort that my assistant coaches and wrestlers put in during the entire season: It gave us the opportunity to win another NJCAA National Championship."Photo Caption: Top Left to Right:  Coach Maldarelli, Ralph Cazzetta, Coach Schmidt, Sean Miller, Mike Dusold, Duley Espinal, Jenard Rosemond, Dan Joseph, John SherlockBottom Left to Right:  Sam Schwartzapfel, Josh Antoine, Chris MeloniMedia Contact: Alicia Steger516.572.9634alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases

About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 20,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.

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