Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

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Five RVC Student-Athletes, Women’s Tennis Team, Earn Academic Honors
August 1, 2014

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Headquarters has released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners and five Rock Valley College student-athletes have earned academic awards.

RVC’s Cory Starnes to Continue Career at Lewis University
July 24, 2014

Rock Valley College catcher Cory Starnes has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL.

RVC’s Grant Signs with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
July 16, 2014

RVC's Marquiesha Grant signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, an NCAA Division I university that participates in the Horizon League.

RVC Baseball Hosting Open Tryouts
July 1, 2014

The Rock Valley College baseball team will be hosting walk-on tryouts on Thursday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rock Valley College baseball field.

RVC Wins NFCA’s 2014 NJCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year Award
June 26, 2014

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced that the Rock Valley College Softball coaching staff has been selected NFCA NJCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year.

National Fastpitch Coaches Association Honors Five Golden Eagles
June 5, 2014

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 2014 NJCAA Division III All-America team, comprised of 16 players representing seven schools across the three NFCA geographic regions.

RVC Softball Hosting Open Tryouts
June 2, 2014

The Rock Valley College Softball team will be hosting open tryout dates on Monday, June 23 and Monday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. each day on the RVC Softball Field.

Rock Valley College Softball Signs Milledgeville’s Morgan Adolph
June 2, 2014

The Rock Valley College Softball team is wasting no time in preparing for the 2015 season despite just finishing the 2014 season with a national championship two weeks ago.

More National Honors for RVC’s Blankenship and Walker
May 29, 2014

The NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) national office announced the 2014 Dudley® NJCAA Softball Players of the Year this week and Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has earned NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Year honors.

Three Golden Eagles Named NJCAA All-Americans for Softball
May 21, 2014

Three Golden Eagles have been honored by the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) as All-Americans for Softball.

RVC’s Nunez Named to All-Conference Team
May 8, 2014

RVC Baseball's Jonah Nunez has been named second team All-Conference for the N4C (North Central Community College Conference).

RVC’s Doty to Coach in National All-Star Game in Las Vegas
May 6, 2014

Rock Valley College Head Men's Basketball Coach Craig Doty has been selected to coach in the NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association All-American All-star Game on Saturday, May 10, in Las Vegas.

Numerous Golden Eagles Earn Post-season Softball Recognition; Blankenship Named Conference MVP
May 5, 2014

The Rock Valley College softball team set a program record for wins a single season with 38 and won the Region IV tournament to advance to the NJCAA tournament for the second straight season.

RVC’s Cleaver Signs with Upper Iowa University
May 1, 2014

Rock Valley College's Aleesha Cleaver signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at Upper Iowa University, an NCAA Division II university located in Fayette, Iowa.

Blankenship Named NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week for Second Straight Week
April 24, 2014

Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 14-20. This is the second straight week she has received the honor.

Men's Soccer Hosting Tryouts
April 21, 2014

The Rock Valley College men’s soccer team will be hosting tryouts on 4/24, 4/28, and 4/30, 2:30-4pm each day on the athletic fields just north of the football field.

Blankenship Named NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week
April 17, 2014

Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 7-13.

Mayes, Doty Collect Another Award
April 14, 2014

The Division III awards both went to Rock Valley College as Jared Mayes was named NJCAA Division III Player of the Year and Craig Doty was named NJCAA Division III Coach of the Year.

Doty, Opat Chosen Coaches of the Year by IBCA
April 11, 2014

Rock Valley College head basketball coaches Craig Doty (men's) and Misty Opat (women's) have been honored by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) as Junior College Coaches of the Year for men's and women's basketball, respectively.

Jared Mayes, Marquiesha Grant Named NJCAA All-Americans
April 10, 2014

The NJCAA has announced its All-American selections for men's and women's basketball and Rock Valley College's Jared Mayes (men's) and Marquiesha Grant (women's) were each named to the first team for their respective sport.