Congratulations FBC Defenders! Special shout out to Briyanah Richarson, Dre’Asia Williams, Kristina Donza and Bianca Giordano for playing with the senior team (Alexzandra Walker, Kiiantay Darrell, Adrianna Fletcher, and Shavonne Smith) this past weekend at Columbus Bash tournament in Wayne, NJ. The Defenders played 3 games back to back to back on their way to capturing the tournament title. The team would also like to thank new assistant coach and former Monmouth University starter, Jasmine Walker, for her keen insights as she served as the bench coach for the day. Game video can be found on our video channel located in the upper right corner of our webpage under the page banner. Check Us Out!
The Franklin Basketball Club concluded their summer season with a bang! Participating in the Battle At The Beach (Stockton College), the US Invitational (Spooky Nook), and the Grande Finale (Spooky Nook) the program showcase a wealth of talented players throughout the program. With each event the teams got stronger and played better. As is a true FBC Defenders tradition, it’s players show tremendous growth and improvement at their season moves on. This year the program provided coaches with an glimpse into the future. Talented 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and yes 2021 players are littered throughout. This past week the program took three teams to Spooky Nook and were able to compete in three pool championship games! What a week it was for our program, players, families, and coaches. Congratulations To All!
Congratulation to FBC Defenders Alum Jasmine Walker on being selected as MAAC Honoree for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award!
EDISON, NJ – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has selected Fairfield University’s Olivia Brooks and Monmouth University’s Jasmine Walker as its conference honorees for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Brooks, a 2016 graduate of Fairfield University served as the women’s golf captain for the Stags. Brooks was Fairfield’s top finisher at the 2016 MAAC Championships, finishing in sixth place to garner All-MAAC distinction. She received Dean’s List and MAAC All-Academic Honors as a Biology Pre-Med major with a minor in Mathematics. She is a two-time WGCA All-American Scholar, she also was Vice President of Fairfield’s chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the Health Professions Honor Society.
Walker, a 2016 graduate of Monmouth University, earned her Masters of Business Administration with a 3.74 grade point average as a captain of the Hawks women’s basketball team. Walker is a three-time MAAC All-Academic team member and graduated with the highest degree in economics and finance at Monmouth, earning magna cum laude honors. Click Here For Full Story
Coaches, if you are looking for a kid that can help you win games then here she is. Amanda Carney is a rising senior, class of 2017, guard with college level shooting range and an extremely high basketball IQ. She has been a major contributor on her high school (Old Bridge High School) and AAU team (FBC Defenders) since freshman year! Her skill set enables her to control and impact games in a number of ways from scoring to creating to defending. Don’t take my word for it just check out the highlight video and them come to any Blue Chip Basketball college exposure event at Spooky Nook Sports in PA and see for yourself!
Kendrea Williams is one of the most gifted players in program history and her senior campaign at Piscatway High is her proof. After a season where she lead her team in scoring and closing out several games with dagger jumpers to snatch victory from several opponents. This kid began her post season collection of awards with selections to the all division, all county, and NJ State AllStar teams and county player of the year! Now she walks away with the two top awards for female athletes at her school. Coaches Senior Award and Best Female Senior Athlete 2016. Congratulations Kendrea and all the best at FDU!