Women’s basketball scores first-ever NJCAA tournament game win
03.19.2018 | By Amanda Fenwick
LUBBOCK – The San Jacinto College women’s basketball team scored its first-ever National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament game win on Monday afternoon with a 62-51 victory over Hutchinson College at the Rip Griffin Center on the campus of Lubbock Christian University.
San Jac (25-10) was led by Alexis Bryant (Pflugerville, Texas / Pflugerville HS) with 19 points and five rebounds. She was 9-of-11 from the field in 32 minutes of play. Maddison Glass (Missouri City, Texas / New Mexico Junior College) added 12 points and five rebounds in 38 minutes. As a team, San Jac shot 50 percent from the field (24-of-48).
Seeded 15th in the tournament, San Jac will next face No. 2 Gulf Coast State (26-2) in second round action on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m.
This is the second national tournament appearance for the San Jacinto College women’s basketball team, and the first under Head Coach Kayla Weaver. The 2018 NJCAA Women’s Basketball National Tournament runs through Saturday, March 24 in Lubbock, Texas. Complete tournament and game coverage can be found online at http://njcaalubbock2018.org. For more information about the San Jacinto College women’s basketball program visit sanjacsports.com.
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, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.