Student Spotlight - November 2010

     EDP’s Student Spotlight is focused on four participants of the men’s basketball team—Julius Bryant, Jonathan Herrera, Dior Jackson, and Ricardo Rose. 

     I've been a starter on the team since I was a freshman,” said Julius, a senior sports management major Men's Basketball Players - Julius, Jonathan, & Diorfrom  Buffalo who plays in the forward position and is the senior captain.  “It takes a lot of time management to get all my academic work done as well as get all the practices and games in. But I really enjoy playing with the team.” 

     A junior business major from Flushing, Jonathan is a guard.  “I started on the team when I was a freshman.  The focus I use playing on the team has helped me stay focused on my school work."  

     Also a guard, Dior is a junior exercise science major from Monticello.  “The team also does community service events like running blood drives and a kids-night-out basketball night.   We are not only a team, but a close-knit family who challenge each other every minute of practice.”   

Ricardo Rose     From Niagara Falls, Ricardo is a senior sports management/exercise science major.  “I am returning to the team after a two year absence and I play the guard position. Being a student-athlete is tough.  We have really busy and demanding schedules. I take pride in being a student-athlete and feel blessed to do so. Being part of a team is more than just going out and playing a sport.  Good friends and strong bonds are made among teammates and coaches that can last longer than a season."

     The Blue Devils are coached by Kevin Moore, head coach, and Lester Harbin, assistant coach.  They opened up their season November 16 in Steele Hall.

      

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