Sophomore Sam Borisch finished running Cross Country for the Raiders this past fall. Borisch was named NJCAA Division I All-Region and All-MCCAA. This season, Sam placed himself in the #1 spot in the Raider record book for top 20 best times. On October 27, Sam ran a career and program best time of 25:54.9 at the MCCAA/Region meet. Borisch finished 3rd overall out of 80 runners, and helped the Cross Country team to a 3rd place team finish. Borisch also competed in the NJCAA DI National Championships, where he finished with a program best time of 27:20 and placed 36th overall. Sam has committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Wayne State University.
Freshman Danielle Johnston competed in her first season for the Raiders this past fall. Johnston was named NJCAA DII All-Region, All-MCCAA, 1st team All-Conference, All-Freshman Team, and NJCAA DII Region XII All-Tournament team. Johnston finished the season second on the team with 322 kills, 5th in digs with 247, and 5th on the team in blocks with 46. Johnston helped lead the Raiders to a Conference, State and Region XII Championship, as well as a trip to the NJCAA DII National Championships. The GRCC Raiders finished 6th place overall at the tournament, which is tied for the programs second highest finish at the national championships. In addition to excelling on the volleyball court, Johnston was named academic All-Conference and academic All-MCCAA.
Sophomore Austin Bayer competed in his second season for the Raiders this spring. Bayer helped the Raiders to a Conference and Region Championship. The Raiders also qualified and competed in the NJCAA DII National Championship where they finished 14th overall.
Student-Athletes interested in competing for one of GRCC’s 8 athletic teams should fill out a recruiting questionnaire at www.grccraiders.com