August 2, 2006


Rhode Island College Names Jack Holleran
Assistant Sports Information Director


Providence, RIóRhode Island College has named Jack Holleran as an assistant sports information director. He will also serve as the director of communications for the Little East Conference.


As the sports information assistant, Holleran will Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations Scott Gibbons in the promotion of RICís 19 varsity teams through general media relations and seasonal media guides, as well as maintaining statistics at athletic events, and updating the athletic web site.


In addition to his role as the sports information assistant, Holleran will serve as the director of communications for the Little East Conference. He will oversee the eight charter institutions as well as the six other sport specific schools through general media relations, serving as the statistical historian, and maintaining the conference web site.


Prior to joining the Anchormen, Holleran served as the assistant director of athletic communications at the Colleges of Hobart and William Smith. He also interned in the athletic communications office during his undergraduate career.


A 2005 graduate of Hobart College, Holleran played an integral role in the Statesmen football teamís two NCAA tournament appearances and three Liberty League titles between 2001 and 2004. An explosive running back, Holleran flourished during his senior year, leading the charge with 974 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns. A four-year mainstay in the backfield, he gained 2,163 yards and scored 18 touchdowns in 39 career games.


A native of Sharon, Massachusetts, Holleran earned his bachelorís degree in English in May of 2005.