NEAC SAAC Spotlight: Jillian Nolan, Keuka College

Today's NEAC SAAC Spotlight is on Keuka College junior Jillian Nolan, who is the new NEAC SAAC North Chair.
Today's NEAC SAAC Spotlight is on Keuka College junior Jillian Nolan, who is the new NEAC SAAC North Chair.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – In honor of National NCAA Division III Week, which runs from April 8-14, the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) will spotlight one of its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Chair members during each day for the remainder of the week. 

Today’s NEAC SAAC Spotlight will feature Keuka College junior Jillian Nolan (Johnson City, N.Y.), who was voted in as the NEAC SAAC North Chair during the conference’s annual SAAC spring meeting that was held this past Sunday.  Below is a wide range of interesting facts about Jillian:

Name: Jillian Nolan

Institution: Keuka College

Class Year: Junior

Major / Minor: Occupational Therapy / American Sign Language

Years involved w/ SAAC:  3

Current Sport(s) Involved in at College: Women’s Volleyball
Favorite Sports Team(s): New York Jets, Syracuse University basketball, New York Yankees

Favorite Athlete: Nick Mangold, New York Jets

Favorite Type of Music: Everything

Favorite Music Band/Group/Artist: Mumford & Sons  

Favorite Movie: Mystic River
Favorite Actor/Actress: Sean Penn

Favorite Food: Chicken Parm

Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving

I joined SAAC because…: I was nominated as a freshman by a graduating senior because of my academics and sportsmanship.

In five years, I will hopefully be…:  working at an elementary school as an occupational therapist.


The North Eastern Athletic Conference has thirteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania State University - Abington, Pennsylvania State University - Berks, Pennsylvania State University -Harrisburg, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Institute of Technology, SUNY Morrisville State College, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Hilbert College (M Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse) and Rutgers University - Camden (M Golf & M Tennis).  The North Eastern Athletic Conference has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of men’s and women’s tennis.