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MassBay Student Athlete First to be Named NJCAA Player of the Week
WELLESLEY HILLS, MA (October 18, 2018) – MassBay Community College is pleased to announce student athlete Farley Asmath of Franklin has been named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. This is the first time in the College’s history to have a Men’s Soccer Player awarded the Player of the Week honor.
Asmath is a Freshman Psychology and Sociology major who attended and played soccer at Franklin High School before attending MassBay. He currently leads the Region 21 in goals (19) and points (43), helping the MassBay Buccaneers in their #9 national ranking. Asmath was named Player of the Week for his 3 apps, 4 goals, and 1 assist in this week’s games. He is also ranked 5th nationally with his 19 goals.
“We are extremely proud of our Men’s Soccer team and their coaches, as this is the best start in the programs history and the first national ranking in the programs history,” said MassBay Athletics Director Adam Nelson. “Farley is the first MassBay soccer player to receive the National Player of the Week award, which says a lot about the solid soccer program we are building here at MassBay.”
MassBay Community College was recently ranked by the Brookings Institution as one of the top schools for value added and earned salaries in the workforce. Ranked #1 for 2-year colleges in Massachusetts, #2 in New England and ranked #16 nationally. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.