Freshman golfer, Gabriel Lafex of the Jefferson Community College (JCC) golf team, and freshman outfielder Katelyn I. VanBrocklin, of the Jefferson softball team, were named JCC co-athletes of the week for the week ending April 15, 2018. JCC's athlete of the week program is sponsored by Under Armour and Victory Promotions.
Gabriel, a 2017 graduate of Watertown High School, is majoring in Business Administration at Jefferson. LaFex’s accomplishments on the course this past week included finishing 2nd overall in the 2018 Mid-State Athletic Conference Tournament Golf match with a score of 78, held at the Timber Banks Country Club. He was also named to the 2018 Mid-State Athletic Conference All-Conference Golf Team.
Katelyn, a 2017 graduate of Belleville Central School, is majoring in Mathematics and Science at Jefferson. VanBrocklin’s accomplishments this past week included being a constant threat at the plate and a reliable glove in the outfield, currently leading the team with a batting average of .353. In our game against SUNY Adirondack, Kate was 2 for 3 in game one with an RBI, contributing hits late in the game for the rally to keep us in the game. She was 3 for 6 on the day with 2 RBIs. As a right fielder, Kate has a .909 fielding percentage, completing, and having a perfect fielding percentage since our return from Maryland. Kate is a strong freshman who leads by example on the field and through her consistent play.