MCCC Student Athlete Business Majors



One of the most popular majors among MCCC student athletes is Business Administration.  MCCC offers several concentrations within this major and a few other Business major options.  In honor of Make a Business Plan Month, we are going to look at the Business major and programs MCCC has to offer as well as highlight our student athletes in this major.


Students can choose a concentration within Business Administration or just major in Business Administration.  Students studying Business Administration can enter careers in economics, finance, accounting, marketing, management, and human resources.


Business Administration is a popular major on the men’s soccer team. Sophomores Dillon Du Toit (Johannesburg, South Africa/Waterstone College), Omolemo Matla (Vereeniging, South Africa/Waterstone College), Felipe Nazario (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Fundacao Bradesco Campinas) and Naoya Obata (Nishitokyo, Japan/Austin Heights) are all Business Administration majors.  Du Toit earned All-Region 19 honors in 2022 and 2023 and was named the Defensive MVP of the Region 19 Championship.  Matla earned All-Region honors this fall and led the Vikings with five assists and goals.  Over two seasons, Nazario had six goals and eight assists.  Obata had 3 goals and 3 assists and was a key defender for the Vikings the past two seasons.  Freshman men’s soccer player Diego Orquiz (Chihuahua, Mexico/Valle de Mexico), a key starter and defender for the Vikings this fall is also studying Business Administration.


Business Administration is also a popular major on the Vikings baseball team.  Sophomores Joe Gmitter (Hamilton, NJ/Steinert), Matteo Gravano (Palmyra, NJ/Palmyra HS), Torin McKenzie (Hamilton, NJ/Nottingham), Justin McKnight (Toms River, NJ/New Egypt HS) and Vince Mazzilli (Bordentown, NJ/Bordentown Regional) are all Business Administration majors.  Gravano had 29 strikeouts in 20.2 innings pitched last season, McKnight had 20 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched, Mignogna 22 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched and Mazzili 9 strikeouts in 11 innings pitched.  Gmitter was one of the Vikings best hitters last spring, finishing the season with a .328 batting average and 39 hits.  McKenzie was also a top hitter for Mercer in 2023, finishing with a .326 batting average, 46 hits, 23 RBIs and 10 doubles.


Freshmen baseball players majoring in Business Administration are Slade Harrill (New Egypt, NJ/Allentown HS), Dyllon King (Old Saybrook, CT/Cheshire Academy), Donny Gallagher (Lambertville, NJ/South Hunterdon), Joey Soccoro (West Deptford, NJ/West Deptford HS) and sophomore Josh Youngberg (Delran, NJ/Delran HS).


Sophomore women’s tennis player Valeria Vargas (Valencia, Venezuela/Instituto Santa Cruz) is a Business Administration major.  Vargas was the Vikings #1 Singles player and also played 1 st Doubles last spring and helped the Vikings to a 25 th place finish at the NJCAA Division I National Championship.


Sports Management is a concentration MCCC students can choose within the Business Administration major.  Students in the Sports Management concentration focus on a number of areas including accounting, management, marketing, economics and computer applications.  The Sports Management major focuses on societal issues involved in sports management and on knowledge of legal issues and sports marketing.



On the softball team, sophomore Maya Patel (Burlington, NJ/Burlington Township) and freshman Natalie Santiago-Rivera (Ewing, NJ/Ewing HS) are both in the Business Administration/Sports Management concentration.  Patel earned All-Conference honors in 2023 after hitting 20 home runs and hitting .420 on the season.  Patel also had 86 RBIs, 71 hits and a .888 slugging percentage.  Santiago-Rivera wants to be a Sports Agent.


Women’s freshman soccer player Laura Kucharz (Singen, Germany/Freidrich Wohler Gymnasium) is also studying Business Administration/Sports Management.  Kucharz earned 1 st Team All-Region 19 honors in the fall and had four goals and one assist.  Women’s freshman tennis player Lecia Kitio (Newark, NJ/Lawrence HS) is also focusing on Sports Management and like Santiago wants to be a Sports Agent.


Sports Management is a popular major among the Vikings’ men’s sports teams as well.  Baseball players sophomore Joe Dimino (Millstone, NJ/Allentown HS) and freshmen Christian Kegel (Newtown Square, PA/Marple Newtown HS), Jake Pope (Hamilton, NJ/Steinert), Eddison Ramos (Providence, RI/E Cubed Academy) and Collin Williams (Newtown, PA/Council Rock North) are studying Sports Management.  Men’s basketball player Joe Lemley (Hamilton, NJ/Nottingham) is also in this concentration.  Dimino had six strikeouts in ten innings pitched in the 2023 baseball season.


Men’s soccer players Bryan Kmiec (Chesterfield, NJ/Notre Dame), Torin Mitchell-Mehta (Aberdeen, Scotland/Aboyne Academy), Marco Quezada (Hightstown, NJ/Hightstown HS) and Francesco Quintavalla (Parma, Italy/Convitto Nazionale Maria Luigia) are all Business Administration/Sports Management majors.  Quintavalla had two goals and four assists this fall, including a goal in the Vikings 3-0 win over Massasoit in the Region 19 Championship game.


MCCC students who concentrate in Global Studies take general education requirements tailored toward international topics.  The Global Studies concentration allows students to prepare to further study international business.


Freshman women’s soccer goalie Celina Oliveira (Villa Praia, Portugal/Escola Basica e Secoudario Do Vale Do Ancura) is a Global Studies concentration.  Oliveira earned 1 st Team All-Region 19 honors in the fall and had 55 saves in six games for the Vikings, including 20 in a game vs Harcum.  Freshmen women’s tennis players Diana Kalajdzic (East Windsor, NJ/Hightstown HS) and Andrea Vasquez (San Felipe, Venezuela/Hightstown HS) are both Business Administration/Global Studies majors.  


Freshman men’s basketball player Darius Bland (Willingboro, NJ/Florence Twp. Memorial) is also in the Global Studies concentration.  Bland is averaging 12.7 points per game through nine games this season for the Vikings.  Sophomore baseball player Ryan Mignogna (Ewing, NJ/Notre Dame) and Ryan Ulisse (Columbus, NJ/Holy Cross) are both Business Administration/Global Studies majors.  Mignogna had 22 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched last spring for the Vikings.


On the men’s soccer team, freshmen Federico Gainotti (Parma, Italy/Giandomenico Romagnosi) and Joao Lourenco (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Cesec Murilo Mendes) are both in the Global Studies concentration.  Gainotti had 43 saves in 12 games as a goalkeeper for the Vikings. 


MCCC offers a certificate program in Small Business Management, which is what men’s basketball player Quincey Manning (Blackwood, NJ/Winslow Twp.) is pursuing.  Manning is averaging 4.3 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per game for the Vikings.  The Small Business Management program allows students to analyze and resolve problems related to small businesses.  Students learn to implement effective strategies to attract and retain customers in a small business setting.  In the Small Business Management program, students also learn how to analyze reports to determine profitability, solvency and liquidity of a business.


Another Business major option MCCC offers is Business Studies, which prepares students for speciality areas such as Business Systems, Entrepreneurship, Management and Software Professional.  Students studying Business Studies learn to analyze and resolve problems related to business, how to communicate in conducting business, basic accounting, ethics within the business world and about the global economy and its effect on domestic and international business decisions.


Women’s soccer and tennis player Victoria Woodruff (Hamilton, NJ/Steinert) is a Business Studies major.  Woodruff had three goals and two assists for the Vikings in two seasons.  Woodruff played 4 th Singles and 2 nd Doubles for the women’s tennis team last spring and helped the Vikings to a 25 th place finish at the National Championship.


MCCC has multiple options for students interested in pursuing a career in Business.  It’s great to see the success of our student athletes in the classroom and on and off the field and court!


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Men's soccer player Dillon Du Toit is a Business Administration major



Softball player Maya Patel is a Business Administration/Sports Management major



  Men's basketball player Darius Bland is a Business Administration/Global Studies major



Baseball player Torin McKenzie is a Business Administration major



  Women's tennis player Valeria Vargas is a Business Administration major



Men's basketball player Quincey Manning is in the Small Business Management program



  Women's soccer and tennis player Victoria Woodruff is a Business Studies major



  Men's soccer player Felipe Nazario is studying Business Administration


  Women's soccer player Laura Kucharz is in the Sports Management concentration



  Baseball player Joe Gmitter is a Business Administration major


Men's soccer player Federico Gainotti is a Business Administration/Global Studies major



Women's soccer player Celina Oliveira is in the Global Studies concentration