Recognizing Those Who Have Contributed to the Success of the Titans
County College of Morris (CCM) will hold its first-ever Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony to recognize key individualswho have contributed to the growth and success of the collegeâ€™s Titans athletic teams.
The ceremony takes place Saturday, November 16, at The Meadow Wood, 461 Route 10 East, Randolph. The cocktail hour is at 6 p.m. with the dinner and program from 7 â€“ 9 p.m.
To be recognized at the program are Jack Martin who served as CCM athletic director from 1968 to 2002 and George Dragonetti who served as CCMâ€™s first vice president of student affairs from 1969 to 1990.
Former Titan athletes to be recognized are Rebecca Caruso Williams â€™01, Softball; Ed Higdon â€™75, Hockey; Dennis Mack â€™69, Baseball; Terry Ryan â€™75, Basketball; Dirk Swaneveld â€™74, Soccer; and Clarence White â€™75, Basketball. Teams to be recognized are â€™85 Menâ€™s Baseball and â€™08 Menâ€™s Soccer.
Bob Natarelli posthumously will be recognized with the Contribution Award for his years of service to the Hockey Team as a volunteer goaltending coach and mentor to countless CCM student athletes both on and off the ice. As a result of his diligence and attention to detail, CCM Hockey produced multiple All American goalies, as well as over a dozen All Conference netminders in the mid-1970s.
Tickets for the Hall of Fame are $75. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, go to www.ccm.edu/Hall-of-Fame.