Bethlehem, PA - From the 13 minute mark in the first half on, the Jersey Blues were well on their way to an undefeated season. The Blues left the first half with a 46-26 lead, then were up by 39 points with just seven minutes remaining in the game.
Bethlehem, PA - The Jersey Blues battled and prevailed with a 75-57 win over the Northampton Community College Spartans Saturday afternoon. Down by 12 points at the half, Brookdale attacked with their disciplined full- court pressure in the second half and proving to be too much for the Spartans.
Lincroft, NJ - Undefeated Brookdale ran its season-long winning streak to 27 games with an easy 106-64 thumping of conference rival Ocean County Community College Thursday at Collins Arena. Brookdale - ranked No. 1 nationally in the most recent NJCAA DIII Top 10 poll - held a slim one-point margin, 9-8, a little over five minutes into the game. They then went on a 19-0 run to push its lead to 28-8 with 8:04 left in the first half after holding Ocean County scoreless for close to seven minutes.
Lincroft, NJ - The Ocean County College Vikings struggled offensively to invade the paint, the keys, and the outside of the Jersey Blues territory Thursday night as Brookdale grabbed an easy win, 74-25. The Blues women who are currently 18-10, took the lead early with a 21-0 run in the 1st quarter score, and cruised for the victory from there.
The Brookdale Athletics Department inducted its Hall of Fame Class of 2018 at the Radisson Hotel in Freehold on Friday, Feb. 9. Six players, one coach, one team, and one administrator/contributor were inducted in the Hall of Fame’s fifth class.
Initially inducted in 1979 were baseball players John Montesfusco and Denny Walling as well as former Board of Trustee Leon Zuckerman. Athletic Director Shawn Noël brought the tradition back in 2015, and Brookdale Athletics has been holding the ceremony ever since.
Philadelphia, PA - It was a tale of two half's as the NJCAA number one ranked, Jersey Blues, trailed the Community College of Philadelphia at halftime Tuesday night, 39-33. Not until the 10 minute mark in the second half did the Blues work hard to take the lead, outscoring the Colonials 53-40, and manage to pull away with the win, 86-79.
Philadelphia, PA - The Jersey Blues women took control of the Colonials early in the game and then cruised to victory with a final score of 101-40 Tuesday night. Point guard, Che'Kasha Andrews had a big 26 point night, with five assists.
Lincroft, NJ - Sophomore forward/guard, Kyle Bradshaw, was unstoppable Saturday afternoon, hitting a season-high 30 points and nine rebounds in Brookdale's conference win against the Cumberland County College Dukes. The first half of the game was a smooth, flowing game for the Blues, but then turned rather turbulent and disorderly in the second. A stream of turnovers and fouls on both ends created chippiness which slowed the clock before the Blues eventually pulled the win.
Lincroft, NJ - The Cumberland County College women didn't have the depth or strength to hold up the Jersey Blues on Saturday. Brookdale was strong on offense, worked the ball, and attacked on defense in their 95-37 win. Sophomore, Che'Kasha Andrews, led all scores with 24 points and had six steals.
Edison, NJ - The Brookdale men added another victory to their record Thursday night against Middlesex County College, winning 97-81. The Jersey Blues had a comfortable 55-30 lead at halftime, even up 30 points until the Blue Colts fought back, bringing the game within 12, to a final 16 point deficit.
Edison, NJ - The Blues women had a nice conference win, breezing by the Middlesex Blue Colts Thursday night. Brookdale is just ahead of Middlesex in the GSAC standings at the four slot with a record of 12-3, as the Blue Colts are in 5th place and 13-6.
Lincroft, NJ - The Brookdale women had difficulty with the persistence and pressure that ninth Nationally ranked University of Connecticut at Avery Point displayed in their 86-49 loss on Sunday. The Pointers full-court press and five of their seven players scoring in double figures was a struggle for the Blues to handle.
Lincroft, NJ - The Brookdale men remain undefeated after topping the Sussex County College Skylanders, 104-69, bringing their overall record to 23-0. Sophomores, Matthew Ringel (Marlboro High School) and Jaimik Moore (Hackensack High School), led the scoring with 14 points, as Ringel pulled nine rebounds down as well.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues were quick to put up points to start the game, and remained consistent against the 13-10 Skylanders Saturday afternoon. Brookdale displayed a good team effort as four players scored in double figures to beat Sussex County Community College, 85-47.
Lincroft, NJ - It was a bit of touch and go for the 22-0 Jersey Blues, managing to pull out an 83-79 victory against Division II Mercer County College Thursday night. Brookdale had a 21 point lead until the Vikings took advantage of the Blues stint of turnovers and fouls on the three-point line to bring them within two points. Both teams went basket for basket from behind the arc with Sophomore, Jaimik Moore, as the leading scorer with 26 points for the Blues.
Lincroft, NJ - Sophomore point guard, Che'Kasha Andrews, had quite a night as she hit the floor and was on fire, gunning 12 three-points, and scoring 50 points in Brookdale's 91-58 victory over the Vikings. The Jersey Blues were up by 12 points at the half, then exhausted the lone five Vikings in the second, having no bench for substitutes.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues took a valiant, dauntless, approach to their game against the Buccaneers of Atlantic Cape Community College Tuesday night at the Robert J. Collins Arena. Within 10 minutes of the game, Brookdale ruled the floor. The Blues earned another win with five players in double figures.
Groton, CT - The Brookdale men remain undefeated at 20-0 after a back to back game weekend in New England. The Blues dominated the score board from the first tip-off to the final buzzer of the game against UConn - Avery Point on Sunday, winning 104-73. The Jersey Blues received a career-high 20 points from Kenneth LaRocca (Marlboro High School), to lead Brookdale.
Boston, MA - The Jersey Blues took their show on the road to New England on Saturday to defeat Bunker Hill Community College, improving their record to 19-0. The Blues were up at the half 46-30, then allowed the Bulldogs to get within 10 points before closing out the game, 88-67.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues men's basketball team is certainly quick, almost too quick for themselves at times. The Roadrunners of Rowan College at Gloucester County kept up with the Blues in the first half and were within two baskets at one point. Brookdale chipped away on offense and maintained a solid lead for the remainder of the game, winning 89-72 in a key Garden State Athletic Conference game Tuesday night.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues women had difficulty producing on offense and defending outside shots against the Roadrunners in a tough key Garden State Athletic Conference loss Tuesday night. The Roadrunners Sophomore guard, Alyvia Essex, hit for 20 of her 29 points in the first half, pushing RCGC to a 44-22 half time lead.
Lincroft, NJ - It was not a promising start for the Jersey Blues as they were struggling and down by two points at the half against Passaic County College, 44-42. Brookdale's second half was a whole new game as they broke out of their funk and powerhoused the Panthers with an immediate 11-0 run directly out of the locker room.
Lincroft, NJ - At the 9:32 minute mark into the game, Freshman forward, Brianna Bowen, got the ball rolling with a half court steal and made lay-up, scoring 11 of her 17 total points in just the 1st quarter. Brookdale quickly jumped ahead of Passaic County College and stayed ahead, never to fall below a 14 point lead against the Panthers.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues women had plenty of opportunities to stay on top of the game against the Division Two Owls, but they were unable to take advantage, create a flow, and covert on their end. Brookdale had three players in double digits and had a strong 2nd and 4th quarter in the 80-55 loss.
Lincroft, NJ - Despite Brookdale's 77-57 win over the Camden Cougars, the men struggled with lack of intensity, turnovers, missed lay-ups, and tough calls. The Blues managed to keep their lead most of the game with help from sophomore guard, Jaimik Moore, who had 25 points on the night.
Lincroft, NJ - Sophomore guard, Che'Kasha Andrews, was on fire hitting for 40 points for the win against the Camden County College Cougars, 69-57. Andrews turned up the heat early in the 2nd quarter, then dropped a three-pointer to hit for her 1,000th point at the 4:34 mark. Last Year, Che'Kasha was the Region XIX Player of the Year, 1st Team All-Conference, and 1st Team All-American.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues men added to their win column once again, beating the Union County College Owls, 105-90. Brookdale was up at the half, 52-39, then increased their lead to a steady 18 points for most of the second half. The last five minutes of the game got dicey when the Owls cut the Blue's comfortable lead down to seven. Brookdale snapped out of the funk, strong-armed Union, and bolted ahead by 15 points for the victory.
Lincroft, NJ - It was a game of unselfish play and great team work for the Jersey Blues last night against Bergen Community College. The Blues led at the half, 51-29, then allowed the Bulldogs to get back in the game, cutting the score to only 13. Brookdale managed to pull together quick, spreading the points out among their team to win, 99-70.
Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues women tried to dust off the basketball after a three-week gap in game play to grab a win against GSAC opponent, Bergen Community College. Brookdale who was up at half-time, 24-18, fell short with a final 52-43 loss.
Newton, NJ - The Jersey Blues chalked up another win as they conquered the Sussex County College Skylanders, 97-59. Brookdale jumped out to 57-31 half time lead with Grant Goode dominating in the scoring department with 22 points. The Blues allowed the Skylanders to cut the lead to 15 points early on, until Goode went into boost mode, scoring 10 points in a row to bring them back to a solid lead.