Five Players to Watch in the NJCAA DI Women's Basketball Tournament
Salina, KS -- With former NJCAA stars like UTEP's Gloria Brown (Trinity Valley CC) and Florida's Deana Allen (Pensacola State College) helping to lead their teams into the NCAA women's basketball tournament, a new group of NJCAA standouts are ready to take the national stage.
Here's a look at several outstanding players to watch during the NJCAA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship, getting underway this week in Salina, Kansas.
Trinity Valley Community College, Texas
Caples led Trinity Valley to a No. ranking in the final regular season poll and the top seed in the NJCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament. The 5-11 forward is averaging 19 points and nearly 6 rebounds per game.
Meridian Community College, Miss.
A 5-11 forward, Kearney leads Meridian Community College in scoring with 20 points per game. The sophomore is also stellar on the glass, averaging 14 rebounds per contest.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Montout, a 6-5 sophomore center, led Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College to the District B Championship this season. The French Guiana native is putting up over 18 points and 8 rebounds per game.
Jefferson College, Mo.
Jefferson leads Jefferson College in scoring at 18 points a game. The 6-0 forward, who hails from LaVergne, TN, also averages 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
Otero Junior College, Colo.
A 6-0 center, Boehme averaged 17 points and 6 rebounds en route to the NJCAA District I Championship. The sophomore shoots 57% from the field and 77% from the free throw line.
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