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Randolph College SAAC Constitution

Amendments to this constitution may be proposed by any member of SAAC. To become a part of the constitution, the amendment must be passed by a simple majority vote of the members of SAAC at a meeting where two-thirds of all team representatives are in attendance. Click here for the read the rest of the Randolph SAAC Constitution.

Randolph College SAAC Roster

Leadership Committee for 2017-2018

President: Jordyn Knapp

Vice President: Nate Juth

Secretary: Kadri Hearns

Team Representatives:

Men's Soccer: Nate Juth, Brian Higgins

Women's Soccer: Missy Hussey, Natalia Tomlin

Volleyball: Olivia Pullin, Brooks Gillerlain

Women's Lacrosse: Kathy Butler, Libby Exline

Men's Lacrosse: Josh Yeast, Kadri Hearns

Women's Tennis: Lauren Appel, Samantha Dickerson

Riding: Laura Perry, Caroline Houston

Women's Cross Country/Track and Field: Jalil Penn, Jordan Sheets, Teliya Stevenson

Men's Cross Country/Track and Field: Karim Frasier, Caleb Schmitzer, Alex Clem

Softball: Jordyn Knapp, Lindsey Chaney

Men's Basketball: Nick Goble, Drew Hayden

Women's Basketball: Kayln Banks, Alexis Calloway

Men's Tennis: Lane May

Men's and Women's Swimming: Leah Doorman, Matt LaPorte

 

SAAC Releases Sportsmanship Video

Every year, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) sponsors a different initiative for member schools to promote to their student-athletes, parents, faculty, staff and other community fans. This year, the spotlight was focused on sportmanship.

The Randolph College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee composed a video to display the importance of sportmanship. 

 

Randolph SAAC Collects for Hurricane Harvey Relief

In the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Randolph College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee answered the call set forth by University of Houston head men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. From Sept. 1 to Sept. 9, SAAC placed donation boxes in the lobby of the RAD and Main Hall, as well as at the men's and women's soccer home openers, to collect new or slightly worn t-shirts and athletic shoes for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. 

For full release, click link here

2017 SAAC President Jordyn Knapp displays Randolph's donations for the victims affected by Hurricane Harvey

 

Zach Speaks Inc. logo   

Randolph SAAC Teams Up with Zach Speaks Inc. for Autism Awareness

As part of its year-long Autism Awareness campaign, the Randolph College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has partnered with Zach Speaks Inc., a local non-profit organization that helps pay for therapy services for families with autistic children.

"This year we chose to raise awareness for autism because NCAA Division III athletics has a partnership with the Special Olympics, as well as the fact that there are people in the community around us who are on the spectrum," explained SAAC President Jordyn Knapp.

Zach Speaks Inc. is named after founder Lauren Blundell's son, Zach Blundell, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was 2 1/2. The mission of this non-profit organization has been to provide children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder the opportunity to obtain therapy that their family could not otherwise afford. 

Through donations, Zach Speaks Inc. is able to provide three consecutive months of speech or occupational therapy for individuals diagnosed with autism between the ages of 3 to 18.

For more information about Zach Speaks Inc., please visit http://zachspeaksinc.org 

 

What is SAAC?
What happens if you have to miss a quiz in your history class for an away game? How about if practice times conflict with dining hall hours? Who's going to be sure that the athletic awards banquet is properly planned and that the right student-athletes are recognized?

No group more effectively addresses the needs of student athletes than the athletes themselves. That's why, since 1997, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has been speaking up on behalf of all WildCats - serving as a liaison between the athletes, the Athletics Department, and the Randolph community at large. An officially recognized student government organization, the Committee is governed by the SAAC Constitution.

SAAC members also help organize a number of community service activities in Lynchburg and on the Randolph campus, like canned food drives and blood drives.

 

 

Past Events

  • October, 2016 - Hosted Field Day for Nursery School
  • December, 2015 - Sponsored a family for Christmas
  • December, 2014 - Supported a family for the holiday season
  • Spring 2014 - Started cancer awareness games
  • October 25, 2013- Assisted with Moonlight Madness event, opening the 2013-14 season
  • April 2012 - Dorm raids to collect canned food for Lynchburg Daily Bread
  • March 20, 2012 - Hosted Smack City party, which raised money and canned food
  • 2011-12 - Raised $1,000 dollars for Special Olympics Virginia through concessions
  • February 10, 2012 - Hosted Special Olympics Virginia for basketball game
  • January-May, 2012 - Reading to Robert S. Payne Elementary
  • February 1, 2011 - WildCat Tennis Helps Clean Local HS
  • December 15, 2010 - Randolph Lax Gives Back
  • Continuously - Decorate at selected home competitions

Links

President: Jake Hood

Vice President: Alyssa DeNisco

Secretary: Logan Carter

Treasurer: Lexi Harrington

 

Men’s Soccer                                                                                      Women’s Cross Country

Jake Hood                                                                                          Dani Hill

Grant Collier                                                                                      Amanda Sims

CJ Stevens

 

Women’s Soccer                                                                                Men’s Cross Country

Ally Ramos                                                                                         Donald Saltmarsh

Brittany Hammons                                                                            Connor Dye

 

Volleyball                                                                                            Softball

Katherine Lesnak                                                                              Logan Carter

Alexis Harrington                                                                              Haleigh Wilson

 

Women’s Lacrosse                                                                            Men’s Basketball

Taylor Klevenz                                                                                   Mike Ehilegbu

Nushaa Kaz                                                                                        Evan Horn

 

Men’s Lacrosse                                                                                  Women’s Basketball

Bobby Crosby                                                                                     Emilnee Dunton

Keenan Hickman                                                                               Brianna Holdren

Cam Davis                                                                                         

 

Women’s Tennis                                                                                Men’s Tennis

Dina Velazco                                                                                      Dan Phung

Pachi Verdezoto

Riding

Alyssa DeNisco