Return trip to regional tournament first since 2011
03.03.2015 | By Amanda Booren
San Jacinto College women’s basketball earns No. 4 seed
PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College women’s basketball team is headed to the 2015 Region XIV basketball tournament this week as the fourth seed, after finishing the season with a 22-8 overall record.
The 2015 Region XIV basketball tournament will take place this week at the Jacksonville ISD Gymnasium located at 811 Farnsworth in Jacksonville.
San Jac, ranked 17th in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Women’s Basketball poll, will face fifth seed Angelina College on Wednesday, March 4, at 3 p.m.
Five San Jac players have double-digit scoring marks this season, led by sophomore sensation Kendra Howard (Dallas / Cedar Hill HS). Howard, a NJCAA all-star and all-conference and region player a year ago, averages 15.8 points per game.
The 2015 Region XIV tournament runs through Saturday, March 7. The tournament winner advances to the NJCAA national championship March 16-21 in Salina, Kansas. For more information, including a complete schedule of Region XIV tournament games, visit the Jacksonville College website.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.