FTC SOUND: MEN’S & WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS

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Coach John Mateyko
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Coach Ronnie Peck

The Five Towns College Athletics program is back! Demonstrating, yet again, that tenacity, stamina and enthusiasm trump defeat, the College is proud to announce the reemergence of its Sound Athletics Basketball Teams for the Fall 2016.

The Athletics Program will feature both Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. At the helm is the Director of Athletics, Mr. John Mateyko who is also serving as Men’s Head Basketball Coach. Ms. Veronica Peck (a/k/a Ronnie) will lead the Women’s Basketball Team. The College’s teams are members of the U. S. Collegiate Athletic Association USCAA) and will debut this fall with an active schedule across N.Y. State. Be sure to attend the home games and cheer your classmates on!

Coach Mateyko brings 20 years of basketball coaching and over 225 wins to Five Towns College. He served as Men’s Coach at Dowling College, Division II, where he had 26 wins. In 2015, he brought Dowling’s Golden Lions to the semi-finals of the ECC Tournament. Coach Mateyko had previously led the basketball team at St. Joseph’s College from 2000 to 2013 where he was the Coach with the most wins: 199 wins! Mateyko is a graduate of American International College where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Human Technology.

Coach Veronica Peck graduated with a B. A. in Community Youth Development with a concentration in Youth Service Administration from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. Known for being an All-Empire 8 point guard as well as a 4-year starter and the 2-year Captain on Nazareth’s Women’s Basketball team, Coach Peck is expected to lead a winning FTC Team with ease!

She received the Empire 8’s Sports Woman of the Year Award three times throughout her collegiate career. Coach Peck has a wonderful reputation in higher education sports programs. Her past experience as Assistant Director of Bayport-Blue Point’s Boys Basketball camp has equipped her with the demeanor and collaborative team building skills necessary to take the FTC Women’s Basketball Team to the finals! She’s got plenty of awesome experience and the FTC community is psyched to have her lead the Women’s Basketball Team to victory!

If you are interested in playing for the men’s basketball team contact FTC Athletic Director/ Men’s Basketball Coach John Mateyko at john.mateyko@ftc.edu

If you are interested in playing for the women’s basketball team contact FTC Women’s Basketball Coach Veronica Peck at veronica.peck@ftc.edu

Check back to this webpage for Student Statistics, Game Schedules and other information.

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Men’s Basketball Schedule & Scores

10/29 – FTC: 73     COOPER UNION: 53

11/11 – FTC: 83     THE KING COLLEGE: 53
11/15 – FTC: 102     PENN STATE SCRANTON: 95
11/17 – FTC: 93     TOURO COLLEGE: 81
11/21 – FTC: 82     MT ST VINVENT JV: 77

12/1 – FTC: 96     WEBB INSTITUTE: 44
12/6 – ARMY PREP: 71     FTC: 61
12/8 – FTC: 95     SUFFOLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 87
12/10 – VAUGHAN COLLEGE: 86     FTC: 74

1/11 – COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE: 84     FTC: 76
1/14 – FTC: 102     PRATT: 56
1/15 – ALFRED STATE: 89     FTC: 81
1/21 – FTC: 102     CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA: 61
1/29 – COMMONWEALTH ACADEMY: 74     FTC: 64

2/8 – 7pm Home Game vs. The College of New Rochelle
2/11 – 2pm Home Game vs. Commonwealth Academy
2/12 – 3pm Home Game vs. Central Penn College

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