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RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
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Community involvement is very important to the Athletics program at Rock Valley College. That is why our coaches strive to instill the importance of community to each and every student-athlete at RVC. Below you will read about and see some of the highlights of the community events in which the women's tennis team has participated.
On Saturday, October 1, 2011, members of the women's tennis team helped out at the Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful fall recycling drive at Machesney Park Mall. Players worked from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. unloading and sorting electronics items such as computers and printers.
Katy Kurilla (left) and McKenzie McCray (right) unload electronics items at the KNIB Recycling Drive on October 1, 2011.
McKenzie McCray (left) and Katy Kurilla (right) at the KNIB Recycling Drive on October 1, 2011.
On October 16, 2010, the RVC Women's Tennis team helped out with a local clothing drive.
The Rock Valley College Women's Tennis team painted the wall at the Guilford Center Park tennis courts. The Golden Eagles players and head coach Steve Vee painted the 110 foot wall as a community service project during the week of September 6, 2009.