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RCTC’s Breland is an All-American

Rochester Community and Technical College freshman Anne Breland was named to the 2008 NJCAA Division III All-America First Team.

Breland, a Lourdes High School graduate, led the 26-4 Yellowjackets with 18 points and eight rebounds per game. She shot 91 percent from the free-throw line, 48 percent from the field and 41 percent from 3-point range.

"This is a much-deserved award for Anne," RCTC coach Steve Hucke said. "She is one of the most talented players that we have had here at RCTC in recent years, and it is good to see her recognized nationally. She was our team leader on and off the court."

RAC offering free lecture tonight


A free fitness lecture by Michael V. Burke on "Rethinking smoking: Why it is easy to start up and hard to stop" will be at 7 p.m. today in the multi-purpose room of the Rochester Athletic Club.

Burke is the treatment program coordinator for the Nicotine Dependence Center at Mayo Clinic. The lecture is free and open to the public.

National table tennis in Rochester

Some of the top table tennis players in the world will be in Rochester this weekend for the 2008 College Table Tennis National Championships.

The tournament begins Friday and ends Sunday. Play will be at the UCR Regional Sports Center. At least 25 countries will be represented during the tournament.

Friday’s action begins at 9 a.m. and runs through 10 p.m. Saturday begins at 8:50 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., and Sunday play will be from 8:50 a.m. until the finals begin at 5 p.m.

Single-day passes are $5 for adults and $4 for seniors and students. All-tournament passes are $12 and $10.

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