Press release from Red Bank Regional High School
Jazz Van Loon of Little Silver, a senior at Red Bank Regional High School and a well accomplished scholar-athlete, is headed to the Ivy League this fall, when she joins the track and field team at Dartmouth College.
“I am thrilled to be playing for Dartmouth,” states the resident of Little Silver. “It is an incredible opportunity to obtain a top education and play Division I sports.”
While the Big Green had a need for Jazz’s talents in long jumping — she holds the RBR record for the long jump and triple jump, and was the 2013-2014 Monmouth County Women’s Champion in the long jump — she could have easily played basketball or soccer for many other colleges. The captain of all three sports for several years at RBR, Jazz lists numerous other impressive athletic accomplishments. She was her team’s high scorer in basketball for the past three years, becoming a member of the elite 1,000 point scorers club this year. She also holds the school record for most goals scored in a single season in soccer, at 25.