The Week That Was

ScarletReport.com's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give ScarletReport.com readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features key recruiting updates heading into the camp circuit.

In an effort to make the site even more user-friendly, ScarletReport.com provides a week in review.

So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news.

To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired.

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On the Gridiron
  • The Rutgers football team returned to campus today for the start of summer classes. Though all practices and workouts are voluntary and informal, the summer sessions provide the team a chance to build up for training camp in August.

  • The first set of Rutgers freshman, Darius Hamilton, Leonte Carroo and Derrick Nelson, are now enrolled for classes on campus. Joining the rest of the program for class and offseason workouts, the three freshmen will be joined by the rest of the Class of 2012 on June 24 for the second summer session.

In Recruiting
  • Timber Creek (Erial, N.J.) athlete Myles Nash has an announcement date set for Sept. 28. Nash hopes to take official visits to West Virginia and Arizona and possibly Rutgers.

  • Dayton (Springfield, N.J.) defensive back Anthony Cioffi, the first member of the Rutgers Class of 2013, won the New Jersey Group 1 state title in the 100-meter dash,defeating Alabama commit Anthony Avarett.

  • Quince Orchard (Gaithersburg, Md.) linebacker Marcus Newby has Rutgers in his top seven and is targeting a summer decision. Newby also lists Nebraska, Oklahoma, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Maryland and Penn State in his top.

  • Williamstown (N.J.) outside linebacker Buddy Brown told ScarletReport.com that Rutgers his still his top choice, but he will camp at Penn State this month.

  • The Hun School (Princeton, N.J.) lineman Hunter Knighton has an nonofficial visit to Rutgers scheduled for Thursday.

  • Georgia Tech is making a push for Metuchen (N.J.) offensive lineman Dorian Miller, but Rutgers and Tennessee remain on top for the four-star talent.

  • Roman Catholic High (Philadelphia) wide receiver Will Fuller received a Penn State offer while camping this week and now lists the Nittany Lions as his leader. Rutgers was his leader prior to the PSU offer.

  • Boston College committed tight end Andrew Isaacs told Scout.com he remains in contact with other schools, including Rutgers, Temple and Maryland.

On the Hardwood
  • The Rutgers men's basketball team will play Mississippi in the Big East/SEC Challenge this season.

  • Women's head coach C. Vivian Stringer announced the addition of Alexis Burke, who joins the team as a junior transfer from Illinois. The forward will sit out this season with two years of college eligibility remaining.


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