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ARC Beavers finish third in California

June 4, 2014

For the second consecutive year, ARC took third place in the NATYCAA Cup, State Associations Division ranking. A college is awarded points based on its team’s final positions in post-conference competition. Each college’s top-five men’s and top-five women’s team results count toward the school’s overall point total.

Rank School Points
1 Mt. San Antonio 176.5
2 Orange Coast 172.5
3 American River 148.5
2013 - 14 Complete State Stangings
2012 - 13 Complete State Stangings


Mt. San Antonio College will be recognized along with Orange Coast and American River at the NATYCAA Awards Luncheon, held during the 2014 NATYCAA Convention on Monday, June 9, at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. Awards will be presented to the top three colleges and the top twenty schools in the division will receive recognition. Read the full press release from


Women's Track & Field
Women's Track & Field

ARC Women’s Track and Field Finish Top 10 in State Meet Championships

May 16-17, 2014

Freshman, Kandace Compton led the lady beavers to their Top 10 Title in the California Community College Track and Field Championships on May 16-17, 2014.  Compton’s fifth place finish set a new personal best in the 1500m (4:41.22), which landed her 5th on the ARC All Time top 10 Performance.  As the only ARC Beaver to double, she also finished a respectable 7th in the 800m. (2:19.06).  Kyrah Vaughn finished just behind Compton in the 800m, finishing 8th (2:19.53).

All American Honors were earned by two  lady Beavers, in the pole vault, included Ariel Maroon who finished 3rd (3.54m) and Siena Morgan who finished 4th (3.54m).

Gina Wood was 6th in the 3k steeple (12:05) followed by Cheyenne Drury’s 8th (12:20).

Olesya Khoklan finished 6th in the triple jump (11.19m).

Nor. Cal. Champ., Shelby Crider ended 7th in the javelin (36.23m).

Ladies 4X400 finished 9th included Kyrah Vaughn, Ciara Richardson, keirnan Hawthrone and Katelyn Rowe.

Congratulations to the Lady Beavers 9th place team finish.



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ARC men 2nd at track & field State Championships

May 17, 2014

The American River College men placed 2nd at the Track & Field State Championships at Mt San Antonio College late Saturday night. The Beavers 83 points were 2nd only to Riverside, and beat 3rd place Cerritos and 4th place MtSAC. Logan Stahl (Roseville HS) won the 800m for ARC in a lifetime best 1:51.95. David French (Nevada Union) was 3rd in 1:52.22. The Beavers also placed 3rd in the 4x400m relay team of Ben Boone (Center), Stahl, French and Robert Ellis (Antelope) who anchored the team home with a 45.22 leg to finish in 3:11.46. Finishing with two 2nd place finishes was Will Reyes (Monterrey Trail) in the 5k and 10k. Also finishing 2nd was Chris Kigar (El Camino) in the 3000m steeplechase.

Full results can be found at:

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ITA State Awards - Lovedeep Singh Named Rookie of the Year, Bo Jabery-Madison Named Head Coach of the Year  

April 27, 2014

In 2014 American River Men’s Tennis had another highly successful season, as indicated by the award nominees and winners at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association awards banquet. Lovedeep Singh was chosen as the 2014 Rookie of the Year. It is an award that honors the best first-year player in the state. Singh earned it with an overall record of 22-2 in singles and 20-3 in doubles. He reached the State Championship at Ojai singles final, before losing to Player of the Year Nathan Eshmade of Cerritos. For the second time in three years, Bo Jabery-Madison was named State Coach of the Year. ARC has been ranked top 6 in the state rankings in each of the last three seasons. The team has accumulated a 50-8 dual-team match record in those three years and they have won the Big 8 North Conference title in each of those seasons. In addition to the ITA award winners, Kevin Valentine was one of five finalists nominated for the Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award, and Andrew Swart was one of five finalists for the Assistant Coach of the Year.

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 April 26, 2014

Box Score | Stats

American River College won the last game on Saturday, beating Diablo Valley College 4-1 in Concord.  Freshman Jake Campbell (Rio Linda) allowed a run in the first inning but held the Vikings to just two hits through 5 innings.  Freshman Matt Gunter (Bella Vista) came on in relief and threw 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to pick up his team leading 4th win of the season.  Sophomore Patrick Upchurch (Rancho Bernardo) finished the game for his 4th save of the season. 

The game was tied 1-1 heading into the 9th when freshman DH Zach Padilla (Jesuit) singled to right to score RF Alex Gaskin (Jesuit) from 2nd to give the Beavers the lead.  After C Wade Brill (Woodcreek) singled to left, LF Brandon Raposa (Woodcreek) tripled to right center to score both runners and bump the lead up to 4-1.

The Beavers would like to thank their families and friends for their support during the 2014 season!

Big 8 Conference Championships – San Joaquin Delta College

April 22 and 25, 2014

The ARC men won their 4th consecutive conference championship, outscoring the competition by a whopping 90 points. Robert Ellis was the men’s outstanding runner of the meet and a double conference champion in the 100m and 200m (10.49 and 21.27). David French led a 3-man sweep of the 800m in a wind slowed 1:57.61. Chris Kigar also led a 3-man sweep in the 1500m in 4:00.70. Not to be outdone, Will Reyes led a 3-man sweep of the 5000m in a conference record 15:02.89. Nathan Rossi was the Steeplechase champion in 9:59.31 after taking a serious spill on the 5th lap over a barrier. The 4x100m relay hit the “A” standard at 41.34. Edwin Matthews led a 1-2 finish in the high jump at 1.92m.  Teddy Flanagan won the pole vault at 15’4”, a season and lifetime best.  James Hubbard placed 2nd in the hammer throw at 53.74m.

Big 8 Conference Results


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Santa Rosa






Diablo Valley






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