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Lady Baron Soccer Player Amber Steen Receives a Woman of the Year Award

Amber Steen

Rowan College at Burlington County Lady Baron Amber Steen earned distinction as a “Woman of the Year” by the N.J. Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women at the 24th annual N.J. National Girls and Women in Sports Day awards luncheon held Feb. 7 at Seton Hall University.
 
“Women of the Year” awards are based upon athletic excellence, academic success and community service.
 
Steen, of New Egypt, is a two-year starter and goalkeeper on the Rowan College at Burlington County women’s soccer team. During her tenure at RCBC, the Barons accumulated a 21-11 record, going 9-6 overall and 5-0 in the Region in her sophomore season. In 2014 and 2015, the Barons won the Garden State Athletic Conference, and in 2014 were Region XIX Division I Women’s Soccer Runner-Ups. 
 
The 30th anniversary of National Girls and Women in Sport Day was officially recognized on February 3. The day celebrates the athletic achievements of women and the positive well-being associated with sports participation while also recognizing the continuing struggle for equality for women in sports.

Pictured: (left to right) Rowan College at Burlington County's Women's Soccer Head Coach Kathe DeLitta with RCBC soccer player and "Woman of the Year" Amber Steen at the N.J. National Girls and Women in Sports Day awards luncheon.