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Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2017
Coach Rich Karpinski and tennis star John Macchio stand together in front of a Jersey Blues backdrop and hold up a plaque.

After nearly 50 years, the Brookdale Athletics program has generated more than its share of heartwarming, inspirational stories. From legendary coaches and record-shattering players to more personal, less heralded tales of triumph and resilience, the Jersey Blues legacy is as storied as it is revered. On Feb. 10, hundreds of former players, coaches, administrators and supporters […]

Brookdale Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class
The logo for the Brookdale Jersey Blues Hall of Fame, featuring a blue colonial man in a hat.

A select group of former Brookdale Community College athletes, coaches and administrators will be inducted into the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 10 during an awards dinner at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown. The 2017 class includes six former Jersey Blues players, two acclaimed coaches, an administrator and the 2005 national champion […]

Brookdale Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017
The logo for the Brookdale Jersey Blues Hall of Fame, featuring a blue colonial man in a hat.

Administrator  Jim Palumbo  Throughout his nearly 30-year career at Brookdale, Palumbo served as both Interim Executive Vice President of Educational Services and Dean of Enrollment Development and Student Affairs. A native of Monmouth Beach, Palumbo worked at the college from 1982 until his retirement in 2011. He was widely admired as an outspoken voice and advocate for […]

Student Athletes Earn Academic Honors
A collage of headshots depicting Brookdale athletes in a variety of sports.

More than 50 of Brookdale’s highest achieving student athletes received some well-deserved recognition last week, after being named to the Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll for the Fall 2016 term. The honors were announced by Brookdale Athletic Director Shawn Noel, who congratulated each of the students for upholding the highest standards of excellence both in the classroom […]

Women’s Soccer Captures Fourth Straight Region XIX Title

The Brookdale women’s soccer team captured their fourth straight Region XIX title after defeating the Cougars of Camden County College, 3-0. Sophomore forward Heather Arbachesky scored the game winning goal off a pass from sophomore forward Amanda Karabin in the 26th minute of play. Sophomore midfielder Endila Radoncic notched the second goal on a follow-up […]

Bo Scannapieco Records 1,000th Win

Already a three-time hall of famer and the winningest softball coach in National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) Division III history, Brookdale Community College coach Thomas “Bo” Scannapieco has once again etched his name in the record books. On April 2, Scannapieco became the first NJCAA Division III softball coach to break the 1,000 win […]

Coach Bo Closes in on 1,000 Wins

Already a three-time hall of famer and the winningest softball coach in NJCAA Division III history, Brookdale Jersey Blues coach Thomas “Bo” Scannapieco is once again on the verge of greatness. As of March 28, Coach Bo is only two wins away from one of the rarest and most significant coaching milestones in all of […]

Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2016

While the Brookdale Athletics Hall of Fame was created to honor and remember the greatest players, coaches and administrators in Jersey Blues history, this year’s induction ceremony – held Feb. 12 at the Sheraton in Eatontown – created some memorable moments of its own. There was former Jersey Blues basketball star Miguel Rodriguez, who refused […]

Brookdale Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

For only the third time in the last 36 years, a select group of former Brookdale Community College athletes and coaches will be inducted into the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2016 class includes seven former Jersey Blues players, softball coach Thomas “Bo” Scannapieco, former athletic director John “Jack” Ryan and the 1986 men’s […]

Brookdale Coach, Player Earn National Honors

Brookdale women’s soccer coach Katie Miller and freshman forward Heather Arbachesky have earned top honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Miller, of Holmdel, has been named NSCAA Coach of the Year for leading the 2015 Jersey Blues squad to a 19-1 record and their third straight national championship in only her […]

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