West Islip's James Mattera Snags Golden Glove and Academic Awards
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: August 28 2018
Jimmy will be continuing his athletic and academic career at SUNY Farmingdale.
(L to R): Suffolk County Community College Assistant Baseball Coach Jason Galbraith, James Mattera, and Head Baseball Coach Brian Klammer.
Photo by: SCCC
West Islip, NY - August 28, 2018 - James Mattera (West Islip '16), a student at Suffolk County Community College, was awarded the 2018 Collegiate Rawlings Gold Glove Award by the ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association).
Mattera was also voted First Team All Region XV and was a Third Team NJCAA All Academic Honoree with a 3.76 GPA for the 2017-2018 academic year.
“Jimmy’s performance is not only outstanding on the field, but in the classroom as well. We wish Jimmy the best of luck in his academic and baseball career,” said Head Baseball Coach Brian Klammer.