Lewis Becomes Most Decorated Athlete in Stockton's History
Jared Lewis ended his amazing career with his ninth All-American Honor and a fifth-place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in La Crosse, Wis. in May 2018. Lewis' nine All-American kudos are the most by any student-athlete in Stockton history. Lewis was also voted to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Men's Cross Country/Track & Field Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Lewis was also voted NJAC Outstanding Field Athlete for the second consecutive season to head the list of honorees.
Fussner Earns 400th Win
Women’s Basketball Head Coach Joe Fussner earned his 400th win at Stockton on Jan. 10, 2018. Fussner boasts a record of 400-280 in 26 seasons as the Ospreys' head coach. He has been on the bench for all seven of Stockton's NCAA Tournament berths and helmed the Ospreys to two NJAC championships in 2000 and 2005.
Gerry Matthews Court
The basketball court at the Sports Center was officially named “Gerry Matthews Court” in December 2017. President Harvey Kesselman presented Matthews, 75, and his wife, JoAnne, with a framed photo of the court. Matthews, who retired in 2016, coached the men’s basketball team for 30 seasons and had a 603-243 record.
138 student-athletes named to 2017-2018 New Jersey Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
Cassandra Hrusko, Stephanie Kovacs, Jared Lewis, Colin Wharton and Alicia Belko earned All-American honors.
Hannah Bibeault was voted to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Softball Third Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
11 men’s indoor track & field team members and 16 women's indoor track & field team members earned NJAC all-conference honors for the 2017-18 season.
Alexa Massa, a two-sport athlete, was recognized as Stockton’s New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW) Woman of the Year.
Stockton's women’s tennis team earned the NJAIAW Team Academic Award for fall sports for the second straight year.
Softball teammates Meg Murzello and Alexandra Cosenzo were recognized with all-region honors by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.